Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salem - McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.90493°NLon: 123.00096°WElev: 207.0ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 10 MPH
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.74 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 03 Mar 02:05 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 600 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 700 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, possibly mixed with rain, mainly before 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Snow level 900 feet. Low around 33. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 7am.  Snow level 700 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 1400 feet lowering to 800 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow after 10pm.  Snow level 1300 feet lowering to 400 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of rain and snow. Snow level 600 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely before 10am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 700 feet rising to 1500 feet in the afternoon. High near 44. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Snow, possibly mixed with rain, mainly before 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 900 feet. Low around 33. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 7am. Snow level 700 feet rising to 1400 feet in the afternoon. High near 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow. Snow level 1400 feet lowering to 800 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow after 10pm. Snow level 1300 feet lowering to 400 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain. Snow level 300 feet rising to 1700 feet in the afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 184 ft)
1:41 am PST Mar 3, 2024
2am PST Mar 3, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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