Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Clear

41°F

5°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed ESE 9 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.26 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 24 Oct 08:53 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Orchard Mesa CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 55. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely.  Low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Isolated showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 55. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Rain showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely. Low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Orchard Mesa CO
 39.03°N 108.5°W (Elev. 4731 ft)
8:23 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
9am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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