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Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return. Read More >

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Lt Rain

54°F

12°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 18 MPH
Barometer 29.68 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Nov 3:05 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

Wind Advisory until November 17, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until November 17, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow showers likely before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and 3am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain showers between 11pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Rain and snow showers likely before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and 3am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain showers between 11pm and midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thanksgiving Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
2:50 pm MST Nov 17, 2017
3pm MST Nov 17, 2017-6pm MST Nov 23, 2017
 
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