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 downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.43°NLon: -105.85°WElev: 12028ft.

Fair and Windy

37°F

3°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed W 29 G 41 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 13 Feb 12:16 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Jefferson CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west northwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Jefferson CO
 39.43°N 105.85°W (Elev. 10197 ft)
3:43 am MST Feb 13, 2016
12pm MST Feb 13, 2016-6pm MST Feb 19, 2016
 
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