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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.47523°NLon: 106.15228°WElev: 12028ft.

Thunder

59°F

15°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed W 9 MPH
Barometer 30.72 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 4:14 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Red Cliff CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Red Cliff CO
 39.45°N 106.31°W (Elev. 9826 ft)
3:19 pm MDT Jul 20, 2017
4pm MDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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