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

Gem Valley (ITDC3)

Lat: 42.64943°NLon: 111.82603°WElev: 5523.0ft.

light snow

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 99%
Wind Speed NNE 9 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.08 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 01 Mar 04:00 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles SW Soda Springs ID

Winter Storm Warning until March 2, 11:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until March 2, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 6200 feet. High near 39. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow before 3am, then rain between 3am and 5am, then rain and snow likely after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 6100 feet. Steady temperature around 38. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow between 1pm and 4pm. Temperature falling to around 26 by 4pm. Windy, with a south wind 26 to 36 mph becoming south southwest 16 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 25 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 6200 feet. High near 39. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow before 3am, then rain between 3am and 5am, then rain and snow likely after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 6100 feet. Steady temperature around 38. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow between 1pm and 4pm. Temperature falling to around 26 by 4pm. Windy, with a south wind 26 to 36 mph becoming south southwest 16 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles SW Soda Springs ID
 42.53°N 111.73°W (Elev. 5499 ft)
1:52 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
4pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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