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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia, Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

Lat: 32.85°NLon: 104.47°WElev: 3540ft.

Fair and Breezy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 24 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.76 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Mar 11:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

Red Flag Warning until March 24, 12:00am
High Wind Warning until March 23, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until March 24, 12:00am
    High Wind Warning until March 23, 09:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. Strong and damaging winds, with a south wind 25 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 45 mph. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Damaging
    Winds

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Damaging
    Winds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 44.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. Strong and damaging winds, with a south wind 25 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 45 mph. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing dust before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
5:16 am MDT Mar 23, 2017
12pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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