Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain 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

97°F

36°C

Humidity 7%
Wind Speed N 10 MPH
Barometer 30.25 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 27 Jun 3:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 10 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.42°N 107.94°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
1:49 pm MDT Jun 27, 2016
4pm MDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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