Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair and Windy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 91 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 24 Oct 5:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Evans CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -7. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy then
    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 21 by 8am, then falling to around 4 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 2 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 34. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -7. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 21 by 8am, then falling to around 4 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 2. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Breezy.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 17. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Evans CO
 39.58°N 105.64°W (Elev. 13150 ft)
3:43 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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