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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.64 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 12:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
10:57 pm MDT Aug 19, 2017
12am MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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