Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 30.62 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 1:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Evans CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 50. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 50. West wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Evans CO
 39.58°N 105.64°W (Elev. 13150 ft)
9:00 am MDT Jul 6, 2022
2pm MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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