Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

TAH-5201 Lake Forest (LIB32)

Lat: 39.18876°NLon: 120.11279°WElev: 6325.0ft.

NA

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed SSW 1 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 01 Mar 06:50 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Dollar Point 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

  • Today

    Today: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 23. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 19 to 25 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 20. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 33. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 23. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 19 to 25 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 20. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 4pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Dollar Point CA
 39.21°N 120.08°W (Elev. 6227 ft)
2:07 am PST Mar 1, 2024
7am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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