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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint -18°C (0°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-4°C (25°F)
Last update 25 Mar 5:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 6. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 6 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 4. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 4 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 3 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 3.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 6. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 4. Southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around -7.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 3226 m)
3:18 am MDT Mar 25, 2017
5am MDT Mar 25, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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