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

Boise Air Terminal (KBOI)

Lat: 43.56704°NLon: 116.24053°WElev: 2822.0ft.

Partly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NNE 5 MPH
Barometer 29.43 in (996.61 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 02 Mar 06:53 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Boise ID

  • Today

    Today: Rain showers likely before 11am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 10 to 16 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain showers likely before 11am, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 10 to 16 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the morning. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Boise ID
 43.62°N 116.22°W (Elev. 2710 ft)
3:38 am MST Mar 2, 2024
7am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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