Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 16 May 2:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Blue River CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 43. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 26. South wind around 14 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow showers before 2pm, then rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday
Snow showers, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 26. South wind around 14 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Snow showers before 2pm, then rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon, then rain showers likely between noon and 5pm, then snow showers likely after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Blue River CO
 39.38°N 106.02°W (Elev. 12638 ft)
8:59 pm MDT May 15, 2021
3am MDT May 16, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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