Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.525°NLon: 107.72722°WElev: 5545ft.

Fair

96°F

36°C

Humidity 8%
Wind Speed NW 9 MPH
Barometer 30.10 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 27 Jul 6:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.38°N 107.94°W (Elev. 10026 ft)
5:04 pm MDT Jul 27, 2016
7pm MDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm MDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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