Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

FW0451 VC Highlands (F0451)

Lat: 39.35967°NLon: 119.662°WElev: 6699ft.

NA

34°F

1°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed WNW 1 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.26 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 18 Oct 06:47 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Virginia City NV

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow.  Snow level 7700 feet lowering to 6000 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain.  Snow level 6100 feet rising to 8900 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Snow level 8800 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Snow level 8900 feet rising to 9600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 11pm.  Snow level 9400 feet lowering to 8400 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow. Snow level 7700 feet lowering to 6000 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Snow level 6100 feet rising to 8900 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Snow level 8800 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A chance of rain. Snow level 8900 feet rising to 9600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 11pm. Snow level 9400 feet lowering to 8400 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Snow level 8200 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Snow level 8700 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Rain likely. Snow level 9100 feet lowering to 8400 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Snow level 8300 feet lowering to 7600 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Snow level 7100 feet lowering to 6500 feet in the afternoon . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Virginia City NV
 39.33°N 119.62°W (Elev. 6020 ft)
1:16 pm PDT Oct 18, 2021
7pm PDT Oct 18, 2021-6pm PDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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