Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

US-50 Sand Springs Smt (SSPNV)

Lat: 39.27382°NLon: 118.34925°WElev: 4642ft.

NA

51°F

11°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed WSW 27 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 08 Mar 03:51 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles WSW Middlegate NV

Lake Wind Advisory until March 8, 07:00pm
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Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until March 8, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Areas of blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Areas of blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles WSW Middlegate NV
 39.14°N 118.36°W (Elev. 6138 ft)
2:45 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
4pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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