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 >

Current conditions at

Buckley Space Force Base (KBKF)

Lat: 39.71°NLon: 104.76°WElev: 5577ft.

A Few Clouds

51°F

11°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1005.5 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 1 Mar 6:58 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Buckley Air Force Base/Aurora CO

Red Flag Warning March 2, 10:00am until March 2, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain after 11pm, mixing with snow after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    and Windy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 8 to 14 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain after 11pm, mixing with snow after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 8 to 14 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow between 11am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Buckley Air Force Base/Aurora CO
 39.72°N 104.76°W (Elev. 5499 ft)
7:50 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
8pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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