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

45°F

7°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 24 Oct 1:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Silverthorne CO

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

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to near 24 by noon, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 14 to 24 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -28. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -4 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west southwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 9 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Windy, with a west wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to near 24 by noon, then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 14 to 24 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -28. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west southwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Breezy.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 17. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Silverthorne CO
 39.66°N 106.19°W (Elev. 13133 ft)
12:11 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
2pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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