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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

070E171 DOWD JCT. (CO092)

Lat: 39.608°NLon: 106.44911°WElev: 7781ft.

NA

55°F

13°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed ENE 7 G 14 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 10:44 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Vail CO

Winter Weather Advisory April 20, 12:00am until April 21, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Scattered rain showers before midnight, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Vail CO
 39.64°N 106.39°W (Elev. 8238 ft)
9:34 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
11am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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