Heavy Snow Moving into the Great Lakes; Locally Heavy Rain with Mountain Snow Out West

A quick-moving weather system will continue to produce locally heavy snow across the Great Lakes today. Meanwhile, a series of storm systems will keep the West wet through this weekend, with several rounds of rainfall and widespread heavy snowfall across the terrain from the Cascades and Sierra to the central Rockies. Back East, freezing rain will develop across the Appalachians tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

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

Light Snow

-3°C

27°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 22 G 35 km/h
Barometer 1016.7 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 10 km
Wind Chill-9°C (16°F)
Last update 12 Dec 12:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Leadville CO

Winter Storm Watch December 13, 05:00pm until December 15, 05:00pm
Winter Storm Warning December 12, 05:00pm until December 13, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Storm Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Breezy, with a west wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between midnight and 5am. Low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 8am. High near -8. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Windy, with a west wind 50 to 55 km/h, with gusts as high as 80 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Breezy, with a west wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. High near -9. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -9 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. West wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -13. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -22. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -22 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Windy, with a west northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 to 50 km/h in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    High: -17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Breezy, with a west wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between midnight and 5am. Low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 km/h, with gusts as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 centimeters possible.
Friday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 8am. High near -8. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Windy, with a west wind 50 to 55 km/h, with gusts as high as 80 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -20 and -25. Breezy, with a west wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. High near -9. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. West wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -13. West wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -22. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Windy, with a west northwest wind 35 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 to 50 km/h in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -23. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 30 to 40 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny and cold, with a high near -13. Breezy, with a west wind 30 to 35 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -20. West wind around 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. West wind 25 to 30 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Leadville CO
 39.23°N 106.2°W (Elev. 3883 m)
12:43 pm MST Dec 12, 2019
1pm MST Dec 12, 2019-6pm MST Dec 18, 2019
 
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