Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

CHESTER (CESC1)

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

NA

33°F

1°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SSW 5 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 29 Feb 11:02 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles NNE Chester CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 3am. Steady temperature around 24. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 30. Windy, with a south southwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 16. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 1pm, then areas of blowing snow after 4pm. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 7pm. Low around 14. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 1pm, then patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 3am. Steady temperature around 24. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 30. Windy, with a south southwest wind 26 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 16. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 1pm, then areas of blowing snow after 4pm. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 7pm. Low around 14. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Patchy blowing snow before 1pm, then patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles NNE Chester CA
 40.44°N 121.18°W (Elev. 6890 ft)
11:22 pm PST Feb 29, 2024
12am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 6, 2024
 
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