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

Bend Airport AWOS (KBDN)

Lat: 44.0948°NLon: 121.2006°WElev: 3455.0ft.

Clear

32°F

0°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 29.25 in (990.52 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 02 Mar 12:35 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Bend OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 10am, then rain and snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A chance of snow before 10am, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Bend OR
 44.06°N 121.3°W (Elev. 3599 ft)
9:42 pm PST Mar 1, 2024
1am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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