System Arriving Into the Four Corners Region and Southern Plains

A system will approach the Four Corners and southern Plains on Thursday to produce a few hazards. Heavy snow is expected in the central and southern Rockies. A few thunderstorms with large hail will be possible over parts of the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma. Critical fire weather threats from gusty winds and very dry conditions are likely from the Texas Panhandle to eastern New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Mostly Clear

34°F

1°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 8 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.21 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 04 Mar 02:35 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Rifle CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Light west wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after 11pm, mixing with snow after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain, becoming all snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and snow likely before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Light west wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain showers after 11pm, mixing with snow after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Rifle CO
 39.55°N 107.79°W (Elev. 5404 ft)
2:10 am MST Mar 4, 2021
3am MST Mar 4, 2021-6pm MST Mar 10, 2021
 
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