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

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

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759.0ft.

Clear

37°F

3°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SSW 13 MPH
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.77 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 01 Mar 08:35 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles E Rock Springs WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely between 8am and 1pm, then rain showers likely after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a south southwest wind 29 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy. Snow
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a south southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely between 8am and 1pm, then rain showers likely after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Windy, with a south southwest wind 29 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles E Rock Springs WY
 41.59°N 109.07°W (Elev. 6604 ft)
8:43 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
9pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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