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

DUCHESNE (KU69)

Lat: 40.1919°NLon: 110.38099°WElev: 5826.0ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SSW 17 MPH
Barometer 29.66 in (1004.4 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 02 Mar 09:35 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Duchesne UT

Wind Advisory until March 2, 08:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 2, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then rain between 11am and 5pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm.  Areas of blowing dust before 11am. Temperature rising to near 49 by noon, then falling to around 41 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 33 to 38 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 8pm.  Areas of blowing dust before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 34 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 9. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 7. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then rain between 11am and 5pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after 5pm. Areas of blowing dust before 11am. Temperature rising to near 49 by noon, then falling to around 41 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 33 to 38 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 8pm. Areas of blowing dust before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 34 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 9. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 7. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Duchesne UT
 40.16°N 110.41°W (Elev. 5600 ft)
9:07 am MST Mar 2, 2024
10am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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