Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rifle, Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

Lat: 39.525°NLon: 107.72722°WElev: 5545ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.20 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 02 May 5:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Rifle CO

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Rifle CO
 39.61°N 107.77°W (Elev. 5797 ft)
5:17 am MDT May 2, 2016
6am MDT May 2, 2016-6pm MDT May 8, 2016
 
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