Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SSW 6 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 03 May 4:54 am MDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between 9am and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming southwest 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east southeast 7 to 12 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
  Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Rock Springs WY
 41.6°N 109.22°W (Elev. 6324 ft)
4:41 am MDT May 3, 2015
6am MDT May 3, 2015-6pm MDT May 9, 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database