Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 32 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 1 Mar 4:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Highland Park CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 38 to 46 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 44 to 49 mph increasing to 50 to 55 mph. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 37 to 42 mph increasing to 45 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Very windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 38. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 38 to 46 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 44 to 49 mph increasing to 50 to 55 mph. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 37 to 42 mph increasing to 45 to 50 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Very windy.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Highland Park CO
 39.52°N 105.57°W (Elev. 9997 ft)
3:52 am MST Mar 1, 2024
4am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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