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Heavy Rain and Potential for Flash Flooding

Strong to severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a frontal system stretching from portions of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. These storms may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. The threat shifts east on Friday. Moonsoon moisture will continue to produce heavy rain with the possibility of localized flash flooding in the Four Corners area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NW 7 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 27 Jul 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
1:50 pm MDT Jul 27, 2017
3pm MDT Jul 27, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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