Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.74 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jul 8:12 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
6:42 am MDT Jul 16, 2018
8am MDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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