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

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City International Airport (KSLC)

Lat: 40.77069°NLon: 111.96503°WElev: 4226.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SSE 25 MPH
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.73 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 11:05 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

Salt Lake City International Airport UT

Winter Weather Advisory March 2, 02:00pm until March 3, 05:00pm
High Wind Warning until March 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until March 2, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    High Wind Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing dust before 11am. Temperature falling to around 35 by 2pm. Windy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 34 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Windy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely before 8pm, then snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 8 to 17 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy blowing dust. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing dust before 11am. Temperature falling to around 35 by 2pm. Windy, with a south southeast wind 26 to 34 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely before 8pm, then snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 8 to 17 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain between 8pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Salt Lake City International Airport UT
 40.79°N 111.96°W (Elev. 4232 ft)
11:06 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
11pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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