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

BENTON (BETC1)

Lat: 37.84333°NLon: 118.47853°WElev: 5450.0ft.

NA

33°F

1°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SSW 14 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 02 Mar 09:00 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSE Benton CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow before 1am.  Widespread blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow before 1am. Widespread blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph becoming west in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSE Benton CA
 37.71°N 118.44°W (Elev. 4787 ft)
9:42 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
10pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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