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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed W 8 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.67 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Sep 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Copper Mountain CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 30. West wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 30. West wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Copper Mountain CO
 39.53°N 106.12°W (Elev. 12398 ft)
10:12 am MDT Sep 17, 2021
2pm MDT Sep 17, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 23, 2021
 
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