Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Lt Rain

46°F

8°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.86 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Apr 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

Winter Weather Advisory until April 29, 09:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until April 29, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 5pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 28. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 5pm. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 5 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.42°N 107.94°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
8:33 pm MDT Apr 28, 2016
11pm MDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm MDT May 5, 2016
 
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