Potential For Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Weather Over The Central Part Of The Country Over The Holiday Weekend

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the potential for several rounds of heavy rainfall over the weekend. The potential exists for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Severe thunderstorms will also be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 5 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 02 Jul 3:25 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Rifle CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Independence Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Rifle CO
 39.43°N 107.83°W (Elev. 7992 ft)
2:04 am MDT Jul 2, 2016
3am MDT Jul 2, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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