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.

Clear

68°F

20°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed S 18 MPH
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.48 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 Mar 02:05 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Salt Lake UT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Areas of blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind around 23 mph.

    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 36. South southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest  in the evening.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind around 23 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 36. South southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest in the evening. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Salt Lake UT
 40.75°N 111.9°W (Elev. 4285 ft)
2:18 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
2pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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