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Severe weather threat returns to the southern Plains on Sunday

Severe weather is possible on Sunday across a large portion of the southern Plains. Large to very large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats although isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted an area of Slight Risk for the area most likely to see severe weather.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Mostly Cloudy

45°F

7°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 6 MPH
Barometer 29.79 in (1006.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 42°F (6°C)
Last update on 25 Apr 9:53 pm MDT

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.525°N Lon: 107.72722°W Elev: 5545ft.

For More Weather Information:

Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Rifle CO

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Low around 37. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 57. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
Last Update: 10:33 pm MDT Apr 25, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm MDT Apr 25, 2015-6pm MDT May 2, 2015
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