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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Lt Snow, Fog

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 22 Feb 12:39 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Rifle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Rifle CO
 39.53°N 107.73°W (Elev. 5397 ft)
12:35 pm MST Feb 23, 2018
1pm MST Feb 23, 2018-6pm MST Mar 1, 2018
 
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