Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Vance Brand Airport (KLMO)

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

Mostly Cloudy

9°C

48°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Visibility 11 km
Wind Chill7°C (45°F)
Last update 21 Oct 10:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Estes Park CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Smoke and
    Breezy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of smoke before noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 12. West wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming north northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Areas Smoke
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of drizzle and snow before 7pm, then areas of snow and freezing drizzle.  Cloudy, with a low around -7. East southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Areas Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely before 9pm, then rain and snow likely between 9pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm.  Low around -10. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -5.

    Snow

    High: -5 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west 24 to 29 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday
Areas of smoke before noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 12. West wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming north northeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday Night
A chance of drizzle and snow before 7pm, then areas of snow and freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around -7. East southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 9pm, then rain and snow likely between 9pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm. Low around -10. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near -5.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -15.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 3.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Estes Park CO
 40.4°N 105.55°W (Elev. 2438 m)
10:20 pm MDT Oct 21, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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