Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Light Snow and Breezy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 22 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 17 Jan 4:36 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Guanella Pass CO

Winter Weather Advisory January 17, 05:00pm until January 18, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 7pm and 9pm. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -4. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  Temperature falling to around 7 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -19. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 13 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow showers likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Windy.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 26. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 7pm and 9pm. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -4. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Snow. Temperature falling to around 7 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -14. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -19. Windy, with a northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Windy, with a west northwest wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy.
M.L.King Day
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Windy.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Windy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Very windy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Guanella Pass CO
 39.59°N 105.75°W (Elev. 13012 ft)
3:23 pm MST Jan 17, 2019
4pm MST Jan 17, 2019-6pm MST Jan 24, 2019
 
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