Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Garfield County Regional Airport (KRIL)

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

Partly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 5 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.21 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 19 Oct 04:05 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Rio Blanco CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 11am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly between 11am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Rio Blanco CO
 39.67°N 107.95°W (Elev. 8553 ft)
3:06 am MDT Oct 19, 2021
4am MDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm MDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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