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

Phifer Airfield - Wheatland (KEAN)

Lat: 42.05°NLon: 104.94°WElev: 4776ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 1 Mar 10:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Wheatland WY

High Wind Watch March 2, 11:00am until March 3, 08:00am
Red Flag Warning March 2, 10:00am until March 2, 06:00pm
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High Wind Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Windy. Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph increasing to 30 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Wheatland WY
 42.04°N 104.92°W (Elev. 4754 ft)
10:00 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
10pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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