Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Clear

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.71 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 12:05 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely before 1am, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Isolated snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely before 1am, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow after 11am, mixing with rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.52°N 107.78°W (Elev. 5338 ft)
10:47 pm MST Feb 28, 2020
12am MST Feb 29, 2020-6pm MST Mar 5, 2020
 
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