Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mammoth Yosemite Airport (KMMH)

Lat: 37.6241°NLon: 118.8423°WElev: 7112.0ft.

light snow

33°F

1°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SSW 19 MPH
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.73 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 02 Mar 12:55 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ESE Mammoth Lakes CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 20. Windy, with a southwest wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 10am, then snow showers, mainly after 10am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 36. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 14. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 50 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated snow showers before 10am.  Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 20. Windy, with a southwest wind around 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow before 10am, then snow showers, mainly after 10am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 36. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 14. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph increasing to 45 to 50 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Sunday
Isolated snow showers before 10am. Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ESE Mammoth Lakes CA
 37.63°N 118.85°W (Elev. 7152 ft)
12:31 am PST Mar 2, 2024
1am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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