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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 6 MPH
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 10 Dec 4:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Rifle CO

Winter Storm Warning December 10, 12:00pm until December 11, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog after 3pm. High near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 11pm and midnight. Areas of fog. Low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog after 3pm. High near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 11pm and midnight. Areas of fog. Low around 28. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Rifle CO
 39.43°N 107.83°W (Elev. 7992 ft)
4:34 am MST Dec 10, 2016
4am MST Dec 10, 2016-6pm MST Dec 16, 2016
 
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