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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 Calm
Barometer 30.63 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:56 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
4:57 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
8am MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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