Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

HELL HOLE (HLLC1)

Lat: 39.06971°NLon: 120.41989°WElev: 5240.0ft.

NA

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 01 Mar 03:09 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Donner Summit CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 21 to 27 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 29. Windy, with a southwest wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 25 to 31 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 18. Windy, with a southwest wind around 38 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 32 to 38 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 17 to 23 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4pm. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy.  New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 21 to 27 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 29. Windy, with a southwest wind around 33 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 25 to 31 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 18. Windy, with a southwest wind around 38 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 32 to 38 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 17 to 23 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4pm. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Donner Summit CA
 39.33°N 120.35°W (Elev. 7195 ft)
12:52 am PST Mar 1, 2024
4am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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