Eastern and Western Storms

A strong cold front will sweep across the eastern U.S. with gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms, and lake effect snow. A slow moving western system will bring locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding and heavy mountain snow. Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected across much of the northern 2/3rds of Alaska from two strong weather systems. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Clear

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.37 in (1028.45 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 03 Dec 02:05 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered snow showers after 11am, mixing with rain after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain and snow showers likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers after 11am, mixing with rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
1:38 am MST Dec 3, 2022
2am MST Dec 3, 2022-6pm MST Dec 9, 2022
 
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