Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 3 G 21 mph
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 6:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Frisco CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -7. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Patchy blowing snow between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -7. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 8.
Friday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Monday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Frisco CO
 39.61°N 106.18°W (Elev. 11230 ft)
2:52 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
6pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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