Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Vance Brand Airport (KLMO)

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

Fair

-5°C

23°F

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 24 Oct 5:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Estes Park CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 12:00am until October 26, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 4. Breezy, with a west wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread smoke after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Smoke

    High: 15 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight.  Low around -12. West wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near -9. Wind chill values as low as -21. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 centimeters possible.

    Snow

    High: -9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around -19. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow

    Low: -19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near -5.

    Chance Snow

    High: -5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 6.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 4. Breezy, with a west wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Saturday
Widespread smoke after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west wind 26 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and midnight, then snow after midnight. Low around -12. West wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near -9. Wind chill values as low as -21. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around -19. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -5.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -16.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 6.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 10.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Estes Park CO
 40.38°N 105.52°W (Elev. 2316 m)
3:43 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
5am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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