Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

CHESTER (CESC1)

Lat: 40.29261°NLon: 121.24394°WElev: 4547.0ft.

NA

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 26 Feb 09:02 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Chester CA

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy during the evening, then clear overnight, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Frost

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread frost.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind.

    Frost

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 1pm.  High near 41. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain showers before 7pm, then rain and snow showers between 7pm and 1am, then snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. West southwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Widespread frost after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy during the evening, then clear overnight, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 47. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Widespread frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 1pm. High near 41. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain showers before 7pm, then rain and snow showers between 7pm and 1am, then snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy.
Friday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Friday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy.
Saturday
Snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Chester CA
 40.28°N 121.23°W (Elev. 4514 ft)
3:32 am PST Feb 26, 2024
10am PST Feb 26, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
 
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