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Rain for the Northwest

An unseasonably cool weather pattern is predicted for the remainder of the work week for portions of the Northwest. This will bring welcomed rain showers to portions of this region of the country as crews continue to fight large wildfires.
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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

68°F

20°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed ESE 7 MPH
Barometer 30.10 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 02 Sep 9:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Rifle CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Labor Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Rifle CO
 39.43°N 107.83°W (Elev. 7992 ft)
9:47 pm MDT Sep 2, 2015
10pm MDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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