Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gillette, Gillette-Campbell County Airport (KGCC)

Lat: 44.34°NLon: 105.54°WElev: 4364ft.

Fair and Windy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SW 26 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1002.3 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 1:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Gillette WY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 26 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Gillette WY
 44.35°N 105.52°W (Elev. 4386 ft)
2:11 pm MST Feb 29, 2024
2pm MST Feb 29, 2024-6pm MST Mar 6, 2024
 
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