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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 106.15°WElev: 12028ft.

Light Snow and Windy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 32 G 43 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 10 Dec 4:36 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 02:00pm until December 11, 11:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 11am. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Snow Likely

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 11am. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.
Wednesday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Breezy.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
4:18 am MST Dec 10, 2016
4am MST Dec 10, 2016-6pm MST Dec 16, 2016
 
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