Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.72 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 6 Dec 9:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Mount Evans CO

Winter Weather Advisory December 6, 02:00pm until December 7, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow, mainly after 2pm.  High near 13. Wind chill values as low as -8. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow before 11am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 11am and 5pm.  High near 1. Wind chill values as low as -32. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 1 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -40. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: -12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 13 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly after 2pm. High near 13. Wind chill values as low as -8. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow before 11am, then snow showers likely, mainly between 11am and 5pm. High near 1. Wind chill values as low as -32. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -40. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Windy.
Friday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Windy.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Windy.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Mount Evans CO
 39.56°N 105.6°W (Elev. 12956 ft)
6:18 am MST Dec 6, 2016
12pm MST Dec 6, 2016-6pm MST Dec 12, 2016
 
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