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

MERLIN (MLFO3)

Lat: 42.49975°NLon: 123.36917°WElev: 1144.0ft.

NA

32°F

0°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NA 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 04:58 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Grants Pass OR

Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 10:00am
Winter Storm Warning until March 3, 04:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
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    Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 10:00am
    Winter Storm Warning until March 3, 04:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow showers likely between 10am and 3pm, then rain showers likely after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level rising to 1800 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow.  Snow level 1600 feet. Low around 31. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10am.  Snow level 1600 feet rising to 2900 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain.  Snow level 2900 feet lowering to 2300 feet after midnight . Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am.  Snow level 2100 feet. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 2200 feet lowering to 1400 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow showers likely between 10am and 3pm, then rain showers likely after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level rising to 1800 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow. Snow level 1600 feet. Low around 31. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10am. Snow level 1600 feet rising to 2900 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain. Snow level 2900 feet lowering to 2300 feet after midnight . Low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Snow level 2100 feet. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Snow level 2200 feet lowering to 1400 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a chance of snow between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Snow level rising to 1600 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Snow level 1900 feet lowering to 1000 feet after midnight . Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level rising to 2100 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Grants Pass OR
 42.44°N 123.33°W (Elev. 997 ft)
3:41 am PST Mar 2, 2024
6am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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