More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boulder Municipal Airport (KBDU)

Lat: 40.04°NLon: 105.23°WElev: 5288ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 8:12 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Boulder CO

  • Today

    Today: Widespread smoke after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Smoke

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Smoke

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of drizzle and snow between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light east  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 3am, then snow likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery.

    Blustery.
    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Snow Likely

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread smoke after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of drizzle and snow between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 3am, then snow likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Boulder CO
 40.02°N 105.25°W (Elev. 5358 ft)
5:31 am MDT Oct 21, 2020
8am MDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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