Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 8 to 18 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 8 to 18 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
7:16 pm MDT May 24, 2016
8pm MDT May 24, 2016-6pm MDT May 31, 2016
 
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