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.

Mostly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 28 MPH
Barometer 29.54 in (1000.34 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 02 Mar 08:20 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Sandy 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: A slight chance of rain before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing dust before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. Windy, with a south wind 31 to 36 mph becoming west southwest 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 51 °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 24. North wind 7 to 17 mph becoming south in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast 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 41. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing dust before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. Windy, with a south wind 31 to 36 mph becoming west southwest 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half 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 24. North wind 7 to 17 mph becoming south in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 16 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast 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 41. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Sandy UT
 40.57°N 111.9°W (Elev. 4298 ft)
2:56 am MST Mar 2, 2024
8am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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