Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 27 Jan 1:17 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ENE Vail CO

Winter Weather Advisory until January 28, 05:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 28, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 14. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  High near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow.  High near 12. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 12 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Breezy.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: -4 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 14. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a west wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -18. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Snow. High near 12. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Breezy.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ENE Vail CO
 39.67°N 106.25°W (Elev. 11841 ft)
3:11 am MST Jan 27, 2023
1pm MST Jan 27, 2023-6pm MST Feb 2, 2023
 
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