Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed E 9 MPH
Barometer 30.24 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.38°N 107.94°W (Elev. 10026 ft)
1:50 am MDT Jun 29, 2016
3am MDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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