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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Clear

46°F

8°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed ENE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.27 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Oct 09:05 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles NE Fruita CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely before 7am, then snow showers.  High near 41. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely before 7am, then snow showers. High near 41. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles NE Fruita CO
 39.36°N 108.54°W (Elev. 7694 ft)
5:37 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
9pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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