Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Unknown Precip and Breezy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 24 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:12 am MST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 05:00pm
High Wind Warning January 17, 08:00am until January 17, 11:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 17, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 35 mph increasing to 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread blowing snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Very windy, with a west wind 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 35 mph increasing to 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Tonight
Widespread blowing snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Very windy, with a west wind 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 30 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
7:01 am MST Jan 17, 2020
7am MST Jan 17, 2020-6pm MST Jan 23, 2020
 
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