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

Walton Peak (KC07)

Lat: 40.35°NLon: 106.7°WElev: 10577ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 9 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 2 Mar 12:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles N Rabbit Ears Pass CO

Winter Storm Warning March 2, 05:00pm until March 4, 11:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 2am and 5am. Low around 17. Windy, with a west southwest wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Low around 13. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Windy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph increasing to 28 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 2am and 5am. Low around 17. Windy, with a west southwest wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. High near 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow before 10pm. Low around 13. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Windy.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles N Rabbit Ears Pass CO
 40.51°N 106.6°W (Elev. 8773 ft)
7:50 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
12am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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