Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Light Snow and Breezy

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 16 Apr 4:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Vail Pass CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 5pm.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 5pm. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Vail Pass CO
 39.54°N 106.23°W (Elev. 11198 ft)
2:36 pm MDT Apr 16, 2024
4pm MDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm MDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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