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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.52°NLon: -106.2°WElev: 12028ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 30.46 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill18°F (-8°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:56 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
4:06 am MST Feb 11, 2016
6am MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 17, 2016
 
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