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.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Last Update: 8:47 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
- This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
- The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.