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

59°F

15°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed S 13 MPH
Barometer 29.9 in (1012.53 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 Mar 09:05 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Salt Lake City International Airport UT

  • Today

    Today: Areas of blowing dust after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Areas
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 68 °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 after midnight.  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 47. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 45. North wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  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 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 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of blowing dust after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 34 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 after midnight. 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 47. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 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 10 mph becoming light northwest. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. North wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A 40 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 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 City International Airport UT
 40.81°N 111.97°W (Elev. 4209 ft)
9:14 am MST Mar 8, 2021
9am MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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