Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Challis - Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.523°NLon: 114.21611°WElev: 5026.0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.47 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 06:55 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

23 Miles NNE Mackay ID

Winter Storm Warning February 29, 11:00am until March 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 27 mph increasing to 31 to 41 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a south wind 36 to 41 mph becoming west 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 21. Windy, with a south wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Widespread blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Chance Snow

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 2pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 27 mph increasing to 31 to 41 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a south wind 36 to 41 mph becoming west 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. High near 21. Windy, with a south wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Widespread blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
23 Miles NNE Mackay ID
 44.23°N 113.5°W (Elev. 8740 ft)
4:31 am MST Feb 29, 2024
7am MST Feb 29, 2024-6pm MST Mar 6, 2024
 
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