Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair and Breezy

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 23 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 25 Feb 9:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Guanella Pass CO

Winter Storm Warning February 26, 06:00am until February 27, 11:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as -4. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -2. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 18. Wind chill values as low as -25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -8 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as -4. Very windy, with a west wind 32 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -2. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a west southwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 18. Wind chill values as low as -25. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 37 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Windy, with a west wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Guanella Pass CO
 39.62°N 105.73°W (Elev. 12398 ft)
9:09 pm MST Feb 25, 2024
9pm MST Feb 25, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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