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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

45°F

7°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 9 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 20 Oct 11:11 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
10:04 am MDT Oct 20, 2017
11am MDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm MDT Oct 26, 2017
 
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