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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Rifle CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Showers

Low: 41 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 58 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 33 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 63 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 36 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 68 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 70 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Isolated showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 68.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 70.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 75.