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

Hailey, Friedman Memorial Airport (KSUN)

Lat: 43.5°NLon: 114.3°WElev: 5318.0ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed W 14 MPH
Barometer 29.48 in (998.31 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 02 Mar 10:55 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles N Ketchum ID

Winter Storm Warning until March 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until March 2, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 5pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a southwest wind 38 to 44 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 14 to 24 mph after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -27. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 4 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 5 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 9. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 9 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -5 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 5pm. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 2 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a southwest wind 38 to 44 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -31. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 14 to 24 mph after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -27. West southwest wind 10 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow after 2pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. High near 9. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles N Ketchum ID
 43.9°N 114.4°W (Elev. 10748 ft)
10:31 am MST Mar 2, 2024
11am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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