Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NNE 5 MPH
Barometer 30.27 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
5:48 am MDT Aug 20, 2019
8am MDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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