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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Overcast

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 6 MPH
Barometer 29.77 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 Feb 7:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 7am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 7am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of snow before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
7:35 pm MST Feb 23, 2017
8pm MST Feb 23, 2017-6pm MST Mar 2, 2017
 
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