Very Dangerous Heat Wave Impacting the Southern Plains and Spreading Eastward

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.70 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Jul 1:30 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Climax CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.1°W (Elev. 12421 ft)
11:12 pm MDT Jul 18, 2018
1am MDT Jul 19, 2018-6pm MDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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