Snow and Ice Continue in the Northeast; Bitterly Cold Wind Chills; Rain and Mountain Snow in the West

Significant winter impacts shift into the Northeast. Heavy snow up to 2 feet will be possible across interior Northeastern areas. Southern New England may see ice accumulations up to a quarter of an inch. Strong gusty winds and bitter cold will follow the cold front passage. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact the California, Inter-Mountain West, and Rocky Mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SSW 10 MPH
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 20 Jan 6:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rock Springs WY

Winter Storm Watch January 21, 02:00am until January 22, 05:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 32. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow, mainly after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 30. Blustery, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northeast 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy, with a west wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 32. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
M.L.King Day
Snow, mainly after 11am. Areas of blowing snow. High near 30. Blustery, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northeast 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Breezy, with a west wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Rock Springs WY
 41.58°N 109.19°W (Elev. 6598 ft)
5:14 am MST Jan 20, 2019
6am MST Jan 20, 2019-6pm MST Jan 26, 2019
 
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