Upcoming Pattern Shift to Bring Heavy Mountain Snow to the West

Heavy, accumulating snow is likely today in the Cascades and Sierra Nevada. Another Bering Sea storm will bring strong winds and heavy precipitation to the Aleutians and southwest Alaska into Thursday. Light snow is expected from the Ohio Valley into the Northeast. A widespread and significant winter storm is expected to move into the Central Rockies and High Plains Thursday into Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 8 Dec 6:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Twin Lakes CO

Winter Storm Watch December 8, 11:00pm until December 10, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5pm. High near 21. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 3. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 10. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5pm. High near 21. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 3. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Friday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. High near 10. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Twin Lakes CO
 39.04°N 106.47°W (Elev. 12398 ft)
3:50 am MST Dec 8, 2021
6am MST Dec 8, 2021-6pm MST Dec 14, 2021
 
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