Heavy Rainfall Threat for Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley; Mild Temperatures for the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with the risk for flash flooding from the Southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley develops on Tuesday. Moisture tracking into the Pacific Northwest will bring heavy lower elevation/coastal rain and mountain snow. Meanwhile, unseasonably warm temperatures continue for the eastern two-thirds of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

7°F

-14°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:38 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Vail Pass CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -18. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow after noon.  Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -12. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Low around -3. Windy, with a west northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 8am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -18. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow after noon. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -12. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Snow, mainly before midnight. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Low around -3. Windy, with a west northwest wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow before 8am, then patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6. Blustery.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Vail Pass CO
 39.52°N 106.2°W (Elev. 10584 ft)
8:42 pm MST Feb 6, 2023
2am MST Feb 7, 2023-6pm MST Feb 13, 2023
 
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