Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.35°NLon: -106.13°WElev: 12028ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed W 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.39 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 13 Feb 3:49 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Climax CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -8. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -10. Very windy, with a northwest wind 33 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Very windy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west northwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -8. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 30 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -10. Very windy, with a northwest wind 33 to 38 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Very windy, with a northwest wind 32 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Windy.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Blustery.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Windy.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.13°W (Elev. 13048 ft)
3:43 am MST Feb 13, 2016
4am MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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