Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 25 Feb 9:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles S Leadville CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 9am. High near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 9am. High near 30. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles S Leadville CO
 39.16°N 106.31°W (Elev. 9393 ft)
8:40 pm MST Feb 25, 2024
10pm MST Feb 25, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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