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.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 25 Oct 6:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Loveland Pass CO

Winter Storm Warning until October 26, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
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    Winter Storm Warning until October 26, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Mon

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 26 by 8am, then falling to around 10 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -19. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -18. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 26 by 8am, then falling to around 10 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 22 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -19. East southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -18. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -12. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Loveland Pass CO
 39.65°N 105.87°W (Elev. 11398 ft)
3:23 am MDT Oct 25, 2020
6am MDT Oct 25, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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