Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Copper Mountain - Red Cliff Pass (KCCU)

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

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.53 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 22 Aug 5:54 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Echo Lake CO

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Windy.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Windy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Windy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Windy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Echo Lake CO
 39.63°N 105.61°W (Elev. 11959 ft)
4:54 am MDT Aug 22, 2019
6am MDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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