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Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes

Several days of heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding and river flooding from the Southern Plains to the Southern Great Lakes. A band of freezing rain is forecast across portions of the Southern Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

-10°C

14°F

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint -19°C (-2°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (2°F)
Last update 21 Feb 6:12 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -23. West southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: -8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -25. South southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -24. South wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -7 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near -11. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: -11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: -9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -24. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -23. West southwest wind 10 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17. Wind chill values as low as -25. South southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -24. South wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near -11. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -19. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -9. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -18.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 3226 m)
5:42 pm MST Feb 21, 2018
6pm MST Feb 21, 2018-6pm MST Feb 28, 2018
 
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