Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bear Lake County Airport (K1U7)

Lat: 42.2497°NLon: 111.3416°WElev: 5928ft.

Clear

-12°C

10°F

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 3 MPH
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.72 mb)
Dewpoint -13°C (9°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 Oct 05:35 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles WSW Montpelier ID

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. West southwest wind 21 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 29 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Breezy, with a west wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near -9. North northeast wind 18 to 27 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near -5.

    Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 1.

    Sunny

    High: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around -3. West southwest wind 21 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 29 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Breezy, with a west wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -9. North northeast wind 18 to 27 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near -5.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 1.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 4.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles WSW Montpelier ID
 42.19°N 111.55°W (Elev. 2467 m)
3:06 am MDT Oct 23, 2020
5am MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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