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Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Fri, Mar. 1, 2024 at 4:33:32 am MST

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After snow falls across the Northern Rockies Thursday and Friday, arctic air will spill across the divide Saturday morning and linger through Sunday. Widespread single digit temperatures, with slightly below zero lows along the Continental Divide are expected, creating potentially hazardous conditions for newborn livestock. The coldest locations are expected to be in the Potomac, Ovando, and Avon areas.


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