Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417°NLon: 109.06528°WElev: 6759ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 6 MPH
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.72 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 10:35 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

24 Miles SSE Point Of Rocks WY

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Breezy.
    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 40.

    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then isolated showers between 10pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Windy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
24 Miles SSE Point Of Rocks WY
 41.34°N 108.66°W (Elev. 8087 ft)
10:32 am MDT Sep 18, 2021
10am MDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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