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Severe weather expected in portions of the Central U.S on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible in the Central U.S on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in the northern Plains which has been identified as an Enhanced Risk area. In this area, large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats, but an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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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

65°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SSE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Jul 2:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between noon and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.42°N 107.94°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
11:47 pm MDT Jul 4, 2015
4am MDT Jul 5, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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