Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

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. Strong storms may also develop in the Central Great Basin and North Plains. Dry, gusty winds will produce critical fire weather in the Southwest, and elevated threats in U.P. of Michigan and the Southeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed SW 6 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 15 May 3:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Montezuma CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then rain showers between 10am and 4pm, then rain and snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 49. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 5pm, then rain and snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 45. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely before noon, then rain showers between noon and 5pm, then rain and snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then rain showers between 10am and 4pm, then rain and snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 49. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers between 11am and 5pm, then rain and snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 45. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely before noon, then rain showers between noon and 5pm, then rain and snow showers after 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 8pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Montezuma CO
 39.52°N 105.83°W (Elev. 11398 ft)
2:39 pm MDT May 15, 2021
3pm MDT May 15, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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