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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 7 MPH
Barometer 30.18 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 11:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ENE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.49°N 107.92°W (Elev. 5197 ft)
11:47 pm MDT May 27, 2015
1am MDT May 28, 2015-6pm MDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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