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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Buckley Air Force Base Airport (KBKF)

Lat: 39.71°NLon: 104.76°WElev: 5577ft.

Mostly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 8:58 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Denver CO

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Snow Likely

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Denver CO
 39.75°N 104.99°W (Elev. 5207 ft)
9:16 am MST Mar 8, 2021
9am MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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