Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Snow

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 2 Mar 10:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Breckenridge CO

Winter Storm Warning until March 4, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until March 4, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Mon

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. High near 31. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -2. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. High near 31. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -2. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Breckenridge CO
 39.53°N 106.03°W (Elev. 9360 ft)
9:34 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
11pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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