Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859.0ft.

Clear

42°F

6°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed ESE 11 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.58 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 01 Mar 07:53 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Junction CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southwest 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers likely before 2am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then rain showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south southwest 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain showers likely before 2am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Junction CO
 39.07°N 108.56°W (Elev. 4587 ft)
7:15 am MST Mar 1, 2024
8am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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