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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 7 MPH
Barometer 30.25 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 11:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered rain and snow showers before 2pm, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.38°N 107.94°W (Elev. 10026 ft)
9:02 am MDT May 29, 2015
1pm MDT May 29, 2015-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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