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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.52793°NLon: 107.71961°WElev: 5512ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 7:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east in the evening.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
5:20 pm MDT Aug 21, 2017
8pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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