Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 7 MPH
Barometer 29.90 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 30 Apr 8:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ENE Battlement Mesa CO

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ENE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.49°N 107.92°W (Elev. 5197 ft)
8:03 am MDT Apr 30, 2016
9am MDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm MDT May 6, 2016
 
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