Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed W 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.62 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 2:30 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Echo Lake CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain showers before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain showers after 9am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 9am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before 4am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Echo Lake CO
 39.63°N 105.61°W (Elev. 11959 ft)
2:19 pm MDT Aug 15, 2018
2pm MDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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