Arctic Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Bitter Cold

Heavy snow will shift into the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes as an arctic front continues south and east. Bitter cold and dangerous wind chills can be expected across the Northern Tier states and into the Central Great Plains. A Pacific weather system will bring a wintry mix in the mountains and rain to the lower elevations. Read More >

Current conditions at

Challis - Challis Airport (KLLJ)

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

Partly Cloudy

-2°C

28°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 5 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 27 Jan 08:55 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

22 Miles N Mackay ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 2am.  Snow level 3400 meters lowering to 2300 meters after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -19. West northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -21. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: -7 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before 11pm.  Low around -23. North northeast wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: -23 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -31. North wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Sunny

    High: -17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -28. West northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -28 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and cold, with a high near -15.

    Cold

    High: -15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -21.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -9.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 2am. Snow level 3400 meters lowering to 2300 meters after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -19. West northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -21. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly before 11pm. Low around -23. North northeast wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -17. Wind chill values as low as -31. North wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -28. West northwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Monday
Sunny and cold, with a high near -15.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -9.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
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Point Forecast:
22 Miles N Mackay ID
 44.22°N 113.59°W (Elev. 2254 m)
4:30 pm MST Jan 27, 2023
9pm MST Jan 27, 2023-6pm MST Feb 3, 2023
 
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