Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 40.77069°NLon: 111.96503°WElev: 4226ft.

Mostly Clear

58°F

14°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SSE 16 MPH
Barometer 29.9 in (1012.53 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 Mar 08:54 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Sandy UT

  • Today

    Today: Areas of blowing dust after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Areas
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers after 8pm, mixing with snow after 2am.  Areas of blowing dust before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 16 to 21 mph becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest  after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of blowing dust after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers after 8pm, mixing with snow after 2am. Areas of blowing dust before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind 16 to 21 mph becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Sandy UT
 40.57°N 111.9°W (Elev. 4298 ft)
9:14 am MST Mar 8, 2021
9am MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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