Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Methow Valley (KS52)

Lat: 48.42495°NLon: 120.14589°WElev: 1706ft.

Clear

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.74 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Oct 01:35 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles NNW Mazama WA

Winter Storm Watch October 23, 08:00am until October 24, 01:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread frost.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 9. North wind around 6 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 21 by 5am. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 21. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 8. Blustery, with a southwest wind 11 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 9. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Snow likely after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to around 21 by 5am. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 21. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly before 11pm. Low around 8. Blustery, with a southwest wind 11 to 18 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles NNW Mazama WA
 48.84°N 120.55°W (Elev. 6926 ft)
8:59 pm PDT Oct 21, 2020
2am PDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm PDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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