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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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5 Miles N Rifle CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Showers

High: 47 °F

Tonight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 31 °F

Thursday

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

High: 58 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 34 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 63 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 35 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 68 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 35 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then isolated showers between 2am and 3am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 68.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 67.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 70.