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 SSE Point Of Rocks WY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. 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 15. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind around 11 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
24 Miles SSE Point Of Rocks WY
 41.34°N 108.66°W (Elev. 8087 ft)
8:00 pm MST Jan 21, 2021
9pm MST Jan 21, 2021-6pm MST Jan 28, 2021
 
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