Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Rain

44°F

7°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 13 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.18 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 18 Oct 11:53 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Fruita CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.69°W (Elev. 4570 ft)
10:53 pm MDT Oct 18, 2021
12am MDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm MDT Oct 24, 2021
 
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