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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed W 17 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.56 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 4:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 68. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
2:40 pm MDT Jul 4, 2015
5pm MDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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