Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

GW3823 VAIL (G3823)

Lat: 39.64277°NLon: 106.39812°WElev: 8172.0ft.

NA

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NE 5 MPH
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.77 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 29 Feb 09:38 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Very windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 23. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow before 2pm, then patchy blowing snow after 3pm. High near 35. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Very windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 23. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow before 2pm, then patchy blowing snow after 3pm. High near 35. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Vail CO
 39.64°N 106.39°W (Elev. 8238 ft)
9:28 pm MST Feb 29, 2024
10pm MST Feb 29, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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