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.

Partly Cloudy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 24 Oct 2:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Blue River CO

Winter Storm Warning October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west wind around 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -21. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Blustery

    Low: 1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Blustery.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Blustery

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 43. Windy, with a west wind around 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -1. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -21. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 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 15. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Blustery.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 22. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Blue River CO
 39.4°N 105.96°W (Elev. 11358 ft)
12:11 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
3pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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