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

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.608°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed ESE 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 1.19 mi
Last update 24 Oct 05:44 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Red Cliff CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 4pm. High near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -1 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am. Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 4pm. High near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 17.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Red Cliff CO
 39.46°N 106.48°W (Elev. 13343 ft)
5:50 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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