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Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.

A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S. this weekend. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows; ahead of the front, temperatures are more typical of mid-summer. The front separating these extremes will help focus heavy rain, with the potential for flash flooding extending from eastern New Mexico and western Texas to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.52793°NLon: 107.71961°WElev: 5512ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed WNW 6 MPH
Barometer 29.88 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 23 Sep 7:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
7:17 pm MDT Sep 23, 2017
8pm MDT Sep 23, 2017-6pm MDT Sep 30, 2017
 
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