Heavy Snow for Denver Foothills; Critical Fire Weather Threats in California

A strong cold front moving into the Plains will produce heavy snow, up to a foot, across the Colorado Front Range foothills, including southwest of the Denver metro area. Strong winds behind the front will create critical fire weather threats across much of California through Friday. Later this week, this front will produce heavy rain from the South Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Essex US-2 MP 179.9 (MTESX)

Lat: 48.28176°NLon: 113.60657°WElev: 3848ft.

NA

39°F

4°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed ESE 8 G 12 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Oct 4:45 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles WSW Kiowa MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 12 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Windy, with a southwest wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow after noon.  Snow level 7100 feet rising to 7600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 22 to 32 mph increasing to 34 to 44 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 23. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Windy then
    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 12 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Windy, with a southwest wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow after noon. Snow level 7100 feet rising to 7600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 22 to 32 mph increasing to 34 to 44 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 23. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers. Sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles WSW Kiowa MT
 48.48°N 113.51°W (Elev. 6847 ft)
4:40 pm MDT Oct 23, 2019
5pm MDT Oct 23, 2019-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2019
 
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