Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Broomfield / Jeffco (KBJC)

Lat: 39.9°NLon: 105.1°WElev: 5551ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 12:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Red Rocks Park CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then snow likely. Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Red Rocks Park CO
 39.67°N 105.21°W (Elev. 6949 ft)
7:50 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
12am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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