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

BLUEWING MOUNTAIN (BLUN2)

Lat: 40.501472°NLon: 119.121611°WElev: 4570ft.

NA

43°F

6°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed WSW 17 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint -5°F (-21°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 08 Mar 04:37 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Gerlach 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 40. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Areas of blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Gerlach NV
 40.61°N 119.28°W (Elev. 6214 ft)
2:45 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
5pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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