Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 13 MPH
Barometer 29.91 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 06:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then isolated showers between midnight and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Memorial Day
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
2:18 pm MDT May 27, 2016
4pm MDT May 27, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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