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Severe weather possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, Wednesday afternoon and evening from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota. Surrounding the Slight Risk area, a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from northern Texas to south-central Minnesota.
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A Few Clouds

63°F

17°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 22 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1006.6 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 01 Apr 2:53 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

8 Miles SSW Rifle CO

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing dust before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 8 Miles SSW Rifle CO
 39.43°N 107.83°W (Elev. 7992 ft)
Last Update: 2:03 pm MDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4pm MDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm MDT Apr 7, 2015
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