Rain and Mountain Snow in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Northeast

A strong system will spread lower elevation rain and mountain snow across the Southwest U.S., Great Basin, and Central Rockies into this weekend. Moisture from this western system will combine with a cold Canadian front to produce snow for portions of the Midwest this weekend. Meanwhile, unsettled conditions in the Northeast will continue to produce lake effect snow, heavy at times. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Partly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 21 Jan 7:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Cuchara CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 2am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 2am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph becoming west southwest in the evening.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Cuchara CO
 37.34°N 105.16°W (Elev. 11831 ft)
5:39 pm MST Jan 21, 2021
7pm MST Jan 21, 2021-6pm MST Jan 28, 2021
 
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