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 >

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Oct 5:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairplay CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of snow after 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -9. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of snow after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Snow. Temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -9. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 23.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Fairplay CO
 39.22°N 106°W (Elev. 9931 ft)
3:43 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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