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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.20 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 05 Aug 3:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

Red Flag Warning August 5, 12:00 PM until Wednesday 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
2:48 am MDT Aug 5, 2015
4am MDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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