Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

20°C

68°F

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed W 15 G 33 km/h
Barometer 30.65 in
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 10 Aug 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Evans CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Southwest wind around 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of smoke after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Areas
    Smoke

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm.  Areas of smoke before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy. Areas
    Smoke then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 13 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 13 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 14 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Southwest wind around 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of smoke after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. West southwest wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm. Areas of smoke before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Breezy.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Evans CO
 39.58°N 105.64°W (Elev. 4008 m)
2:49 pm MDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm MDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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