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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Jul 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO

Flash Flood Watch July 20, 12:00pm until July 21, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Scattered showers before 9am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.38°N 107.94°W (Elev. 10026 ft)
5:19 am MDT Jul 20, 2017
7am MDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm MDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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