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

Durango-La Plata County Airport (KDRO)

Lat: 37.14312°NLon: 107.76023°WElev: 6627.0ft.

Partly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed SSW 14 MPH
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.79 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 02 Mar 03:53 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Durango CO

Wind Advisory until March 3, 05:00am
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 3, 05:00am

    NOW until
    5:00am Sun

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and snow showers likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 2pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am. Patchy blowing snow after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and snow showers likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 2pm. Patchy blowing snow before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Durango CO
 37.27°N 107.88°W (Elev. 6598 ft)
2:14 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
4pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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