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

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Vance Brand Airport (KLMO)

Lat: 40.16°NLon: 105.16°WElev: 5039ft.

48°F

9°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.45 in
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 2 Mar 10:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Longmont CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Longmont CO
 40.16°N 105.09°W (Elev. 4980 ft)
9:34 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
10pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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