Strong Cold Front Dives into the Deep South; Significant Fire Weather Threats Continue in California

A strong cold front and tropical moisture will move into the Southern states Thursday and Friday. Snow will be possible in the South High Plains, with heavy rain and potential for flash flooding ahead of the front. The southern states may experience freezing temperatures after the storm. Meanwhile, Critical to Extreme fire weather threats remain in California due to persistent strong winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 23 Oct 10:12 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles ENE Vail CO

Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 08:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Thu

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 5am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow between 7am and 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -7. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -11. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as -6. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Windy.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 5am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -7. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow between 7am and 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -7. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -11. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values as low as -6. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Windy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Windy.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Windy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Very windy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Windy.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles ENE Vail CO
 39.7°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12090 ft)
9:13 pm MDT Oct 23, 2019
10pm MDT Oct 23, 2019-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2019
 
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