Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Clear

59°F

15°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.95 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 04:35 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00pm
Red Flag Warning until October 23, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 23, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Fri

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 12 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles ESE Battlement Mesa CO
 39.41°N 107.86°W (Elev. 9501 ft)
2:11 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
4pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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