Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.61°NLon: -107.77°WElev: 5545ft.

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.52 in (1040.4 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 Feb 12:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Rifle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 11pm and 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog between 8am and 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °F

  • Monday

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

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 11pm and 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Patchy fog between 8am and 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 33. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Rifle CO
 39.61°N 107.77°W (Elev. 5797 ft)
1:32 pm MST Feb 6, 2016
1pm MST Feb 6, 2016-6pm MST Feb 12, 2016
 
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