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Coastal storm will bring wind, rain, and wintry precipitation to the East Coast and New England this week

A strengthening storm system will move from the Southeast U.S. to off the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Monday evening. This storm will bring soaking rains and strong winds to much of the Eastern Seaboard through Tuesday. Interior sections of the Northeast could receive significant snow. Also, the prolonged period of strong onshore winds will result in coastal flooding for the Mid-Atlantic & New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 3 MPH
Barometer 29.71 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jan 7:50 am MST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

Winter Storm Warning until January 24, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 24, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Tue

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow before 2am, then patchy blowing snow after 5am. Low around 16. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. High near 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. Areas of blowing snow before 2am, then patchy blowing snow after 5am. Low around 16. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 19. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 12. West wind around 10 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.42°N 107.94°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
6:33 am MST Jan 23, 2017
8am MST Jan 23, 2017-6pm MST Jan 29, 2017
 
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