Heavy Snow In Upper Midwest; Locally Heavy Rain with Mountain Snow Out West

A quick-moving clipper system is expected to produce a streak of heavy snow from the Dakotas through the Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Meanwhile, a series of storm systems will keep the West wet and unsettled through this weekend, bringing rounds of locally heavy rainfall and widespread heavy snowfall across the terrain from the Casacdes and Sierra to the northern and central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

BIG BEAR PARK (BBRC2)

Lat: 37.496111°NLon: 107.729444°WElev: 10341ft.

NA

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 1 MPH
Barometer 1018.96 mb
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 11 Dec 05:55 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N La Plata CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 10pm, then patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 10pm, then patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Windy.
Monday
Areas of blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 13. Blustery.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N La Plata CO
 37.43°N 108.07°W (Elev. 12359 ft)
6:16 pm MST Dec 11, 2019
7pm MST Dec 11, 2019-6pm MST Dec 18, 2019
 
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