Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to 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. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Challis - Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.523°NLon: 114.21611°WElev: 5026ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed WSW 5 MPH
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.44 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 24 Oct 06:15 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles NNW Mackay ID

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -9. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 17 to 20 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Cold

    High: -2 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -28. North northeast wind 16 to 18 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 25.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 29.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -9. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -28. Northwest wind 17 to 20 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -32. Northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -28. North northeast wind 16 to 18 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles NNW Mackay ID
 44.14°N 113.79°W (Elev. 11106 ft)
5:22 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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