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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.66 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 27 Feb 11:15 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

Winter Weather Advisory until February 28, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 28, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 11 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow.  Temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 8 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -12. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 8pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. Temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 8 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -12. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 8pm. Areas of blowing snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
9:09 pm MST Feb 27, 2017
11pm MST Feb 27, 2017-6pm MST Mar 6, 2017
 
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