Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Light Snow and Windy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 26 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.70 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 26 Feb 10:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Climax CO

Winter Storm Warning until February 27, 11:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
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    Winter Storm Warning until February 27, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Tue

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 37 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -24. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely before 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -36. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 38 to 43 mph decreasing to 32 to 37 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -6 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 20. Wind chill values as low as -2. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 37 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -24. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely before 11pm. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -36. Very windy, with a west northwest wind 38 to 43 mph decreasing to 32 to 37 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Windy.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy.
Sunday
Snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Windy.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy.
Monday
Snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Climax CO
 39.35°N 106.1°W (Elev. 12421 ft)
8:15 pm MST Feb 26, 2024
11pm MST Feb 26, 2024-6pm MST Mar 4, 2024
 
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