Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Light Snow and Windy

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed W 28 G 40 mph
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 8 Mar 2:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Twin Lakes CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Snow, mainly after 11am. Areas of blowing snow. High near 15. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming east northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Twin Lakes CO
 39.11°N 106.45°W (Elev. 13264 ft)
2:45 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
3pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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