Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Nov 2:54 am MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Climax CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -9. West northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as -6. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Clear then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around 8. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    Low: 0 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -9. West northwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values as low as -6. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thanksgiving Day
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 8. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Blustery.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.13°W (Elev. 13048 ft)
2:49 pm MST Nov 20, 2018
3am MST Nov 21, 2018-6pm MST Nov 27, 2018
 
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