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

6 Miles ENE 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 20 percent chance of snow before 1am.  Widespread blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 45 to 55 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 110 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Windy.
    Blowing Snow
    then Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 1am. Widespread blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 45 to 55 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 110 mph.
Sunday
Widespread blowing snow before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Benton CA
 37.85°N 118.39°W (Elev. 10735 ft)
9:42 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
10pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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