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

Winnemucca, Winnemucca Municipal Airport (KWMC)

Lat: 40.90194°NLon: 117.80722°WElev: 4301.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 34 MPH
Barometer 29.42 in (996.28 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 02 Mar 02:35 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

19 Miles E Catnip Mountain NV

Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until March 2, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated snow showers before 10am.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated snow showers after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated snow showers before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy blowing snow between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 4am. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Isolated snow showers before 10am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
Scattered snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Isolated snow showers after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Isolated snow showers before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles E Catnip Mountain NV
 41.86°N 119.02°W (Elev. 4869 ft)
1:50 am PST Mar 2, 2024
3am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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