Mountain Area Forecast ( March 8-10 )
A Colder Pattern With Potential Of Accumulating Snowfall Is Being Monitored For This Weekend ( March 11-12 ). Check Back For Later Updates On A Possible Winter Storm.
Overnight Into Wednesday Morning
Cloudy & windy with a chance of rain showers through early-mid overnight, then clearing skies toward morning. WNW-NW winds 15-25 mph, with higher gusts, decreasing to 5-15 mph ( with higher gusts ) by morning. Temperatures dropping into the lower-middle 30s to low-mid 40s ( coldest in upper elevations ). Wind chills falling into the 20s & 30s along mid-upper elevation mountain ridges ( 10s in gusts at highest elevations ).
Partly-mostly sunny. WSW-WNW winds 5-15 mph, with higher gusts. Temperatures varying from mid-upper 40s at highest elevations to the upper 50s to lower 60s.
Wednesday Night Into Thursday Morning
Partly-mostly clear ( some high clouds ). Winds SW-WSW at 5-15 mph, with higher gusts, along higher mountain ridges. Temps varying from the 20s to lower 30s in colder valleys to the 40s along exposed mountain ridges-plateaus.
Mostly sunny. Mild. SW winds 5-15 mph with some higher gusts. Temperatures varying from low-mid 50s in the upper elevations to the lower to middle 60s.
Thursday Night Into Friday Morning
Becoming windy & cloudy. Rain developing by morning. Downpours possible. SW-WSW winds increasing to 10-25 mph, with higher gusts. Temperatures in the 40s to lower 50s ( dropping early in valleys then rising overnight ).
Showers ending. Becoming partly cloudy. Windy and turning colder. NW-NNW winds 10-25 mph, with higher gusts. Temperatures falling through the 40s at middle to lower elevations, and through the 30s in upper elevations. Wind chills dropping into 20s & 30s ( coldest above 3000 feet in elevation ).