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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC)

Lat: 40.77069°NLon: 111.96503°WElev: 4226.0ft.

blowing dust

50°F

10°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 23 MPH
Barometer 29.51 in (999.32 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 02 Mar 09:05 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Tooele UT

Winter Weather Advisory March 2, 02:00pm until March 3, 05:00pm
High Wind Warning until March 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until March 2, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    High Wind Warning

  • Today

    Today: Rain showers before 2pm, then snow. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing dust before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Windy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow after 8pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 35. West wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 10. West wind 6 to 16 mph becoming south after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain showers before 2pm, then snow. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing dust before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely before 8pm, then a chance of snow after 8pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 35. West wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 10. West wind 6 to 16 mph becoming south after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 14 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Tooele UT
 40.54°N 112.3°W (Elev. 4908 ft)
9:07 am MST Mar 2, 2024
9am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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