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Severe weather threat increases this afternoon across parts of the southern Plains

The threat of severe weather is increasing for this afternoon across a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas. The greatest threat is forecast for parts of central and northern Texas where Enhanced and Moderate Risks are in place. Very large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, some possibly strong, are all possible. Those in this region are encouraged to remain weather-aware.
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Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 26 Apr 9:53 pm MDT

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.525°N Lon: 107.72722°W Elev: 5545ft.

For More Weather Information:

Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of rain showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers, possibly mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.42°N 107.94°W (Elev. 9196 ft)
Last Update: 8:18 pm MDT Apr 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm MDT Apr 26, 2015-6pm MDT May 3, 2015
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