Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SSE 12 MPH
Barometer 29.96 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 May 9:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Rifle CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Rifle CO
 39.43°N 107.83°W (Elev. 7992 ft)
9:47 pm MDT May 5, 2016
10pm MDT May 5, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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