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

Broomfield / Jeffco (KBJC)

Lat: 39.9°NLon: 105.1°WElev: 5551ft.

Fair

6°C

43°F

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint -12°C (10°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill4°C (39°F)
Last update 2 Mar 3:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Golden CO

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

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy, with a southwest wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 17 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 3am, then snow likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 24 to 34 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 km/h increasing to 32 to 37 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast 19 to 24 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Chance Rain

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy, with a southwest wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Tonight
Rain likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 3am, then snow likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 45 km/h decreasing to 24 to 34 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 km/h increasing to 32 to 37 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast 19 to 24 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Golden CO
 39.76°N 105.22°W (Elev. 1767 m)
2:44 am MST Mar 2, 2024
4am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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