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.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 24 Oct 8:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Alma CO

Winter Storm Warning October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 26 by 11am, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 31 mph becoming south 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Windy

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -23. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 26 by 11am, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 31 mph becoming south 14 to 19 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -26. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 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 15. Wind chill values as low as -23. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Blustery.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 20. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Alma CO
 39.33°N 106.1°W (Elev. 12756 ft)
3:22 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
9pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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