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

SISTERS (K6K5)

Lat: 44.30445°NLon: 121.53909°WElev: 3168.0ft.

NA

34°F

1°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SSW 11 MPH
Barometer 29.49 in (998.65 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 02 Mar 02:55 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles NNW Mount Bachelor OR

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -13. Southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 10am. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. High near 18. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Chance Snow

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -13. Southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 10am. High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Monday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow before 1pm. High near 18. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles NNW Mount Bachelor OR
 44.11°N 121.74°W (Elev. 7201 ft)
3:36 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
4pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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