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

36°F

2°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 24 Oct 6:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Jefferson 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 56. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Temperature rising to near 27 by 10am, then falling to around 11 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -14. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: -3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Snow. Temperature rising to near 27 by 10am, then falling to around 11 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -14. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Jefferson CO
 39.37°N 105.79°W (Elev. 9442 ft)
3:43 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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