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

Denver - Centennial Airport (KAPA)

Lat: 39.56°NLon: 104.85°WElev: 5869ft.

Mostly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 2:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo Creek CO

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

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing drizzle after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all snow after 8am.  Temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    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 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
A chance of snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing drizzle after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all snow after 8am. Temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo Creek CO
 39.38°N 105.27°W (Elev. 6913 ft)
3:22 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
3pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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