Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Partly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.45 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Jun 4:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ENE Vail CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then rain showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely between noon and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 7am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 11am, then rain showers likely after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 7pm, then gradually ending. Some thunder is also possible. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ENE Vail CO
 39.7°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12090 ft)
3:30 am MDT Jun 25, 2021
4am MDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm MDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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