Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair and Windy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 91 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 24 Oct 5:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Alma CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. Temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Blustery.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Blustery.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 23. Blustery.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Alma CO
 39.29°N 106.06°W (Elev. 10397 ft)
3:43 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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