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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759ft.

Mostly Clear

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SW 4 MPH
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.22 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 21 Jan 08:54 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

24 Miles ESE Point Of Rocks WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Breezy.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
24 Miles ESE Point Of Rocks WY
 41.49°N 108.38°W (Elev. 7425 ft)
8:00 pm MST Jan 21, 2021
9pm MST Jan 21, 2021-6pm MST Jan 28, 2021
 
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