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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Buffalo (K2WX)

Lat: 45.6°NLon: 103.55°WElev: 3002ft.

43°F

6°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 1 Mar 6:56 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles WNW Ludlow SD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 4am and 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Wind chill values as low as 20. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values as low as 19 early. Breezy, with an east wind 18 to 20 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Freezing Rain
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 2am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Wind chill values as low as 10. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 24 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 26. Wind chill values as low as 7. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.

    Windy. Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind 11 to 14 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 4am and 5am, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Wind chill values as low as 20. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values as low as 19 early. Breezy, with an east wind 18 to 20 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 2am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Wind chill values as low as 10. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 24 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 26. Wind chill values as low as 7. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. East wind 11 to 14 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles WNW Ludlow SD
 45.9°N 103.67°W (Elev. 3481 ft)
6:50 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
7pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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