Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Fair

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SW 3 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 12:20 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 22 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow showers likely before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely between 11am and noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
M.L.King Day
Snow showers likely before 11am, then rain and snow showers likely between 11am and noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
12:33 am MST Jan 21, 2019
12am MST Jan 21, 2019-6pm MST Jan 26, 2019
 
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