Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.52°NLon: -107.78°WElev: 5545ft.

Fair

33°F

1°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.48 in (1036.2 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 07 Feb 1:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 7. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 10. East wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 7. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 10. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
1:17 pm MST Feb 7, 2016
2pm MST Feb 7, 2016-6pm MST Feb 13, 2016
 
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