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

Fort Collins/Loveland - Northern Colorado Regional Airport (KFNL)

Lat: 40.45°NLon: 105.02°WElev: 5016ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 9:56 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Collins CO

Red Flag Warning until March 2, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until March 2, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    and Blustery
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 24 to 29 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy, with a west wind 9 to 16 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Collins CO
 40.54°N 105.07°W (Elev. 4993 ft)
8:40 am MST Mar 2, 2024
10am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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