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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Mostly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed W 18 G 23 MPH
Barometer 29.62 in (999.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Apr 12:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Rifle CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries before 9am, then a chance of sprinkles.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles/Flurries
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of snow showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of flurries before 9am, then a chance of sprinkles. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 2am and 5am, then a chance of snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers after midnight, mixing with snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Rifle CO
 39.61°N 107.77°W (Elev. 5797 ft)
12:24 pm MDT Apr 27, 2017
1pm MDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm MDT May 3, 2017
 
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