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

Rawlins Municipal Airport (KRWL)

Lat: 41.81°NLon: 107.2°WElev: 6772ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

44°F

7°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 24 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (993.6 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 2 Mar 3:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rawlins WY

Winter Weather Advisory March 2, 05:00pm until March 3, 11:00pm
High Wind Warning until March 2, 08:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until March 2, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    High Wind Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow showers, mainly after 5pm.  High near 46. Windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Low around 17. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow showers, mainly after 5pm. High near 46. Windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow after 7pm. Low around 17. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Rawlins WY
 41.79°N 107.25°W (Elev. 6798 ft)
3:47 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
4pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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