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

MERLIN (MLFO3)

Lat: 42.49975°NLon: 123.36917°WElev: 1144.0ft.

NA

4°C

40°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint -1°C (31°F)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 02:58 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

12 Miles NNW Gold Hill OR

Winter Weather Advisory until March 3, 10:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until March 3, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 1200 meters. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. South wind around 11 km/h.  Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers, mainly after 7am. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level rising to 1900 meters in the afternoon. High near 1. South southeast wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 4am, then snow after 4am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around -3. South southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -3 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 2. South wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 2 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 1200 meters. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. South wind around 11 km/h. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow showers, mainly after 7am. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level rising to 1900 meters in the afternoon. High near 1. South southeast wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 4am, then snow after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around -3. South southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Monday
Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 2. South wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 centimeters possible.
Monday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 7pm. Low around -2. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 centimeters possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 2. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Snow level rising to 2200 meters in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
12 Miles NNW Gold Hill OR
 42.6°N 123.11°W (Elev. 954 m)
3:40 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
3pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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