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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Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

Lat: 39.56°NLon: -106.27°WElev: 12028ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 22 G 32 MPH
Barometer 30.54 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Feb 10:56 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Vail Pass CO
 39.56°N 106.27°W (Elev. 10797 ft)
11:03 am MST Feb 12, 2016
11am MST Feb 12, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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