Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 7:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

Red Flag Warning May 25, 12:00pm until May 25, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Areas of blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. Windy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Sunny then
    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Windy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of blowing dust before 7pm. Clear, with a low around 57. Windy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 26 mph decreasing to 6 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Windy then
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west northwest  after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. Windy, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Areas of blowing dust before 7pm. Clear, with a low around 57. Windy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 26 mph decreasing to 6 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 6 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
2:53 am MDT May 25, 2016
8am MDT May 25, 2016-6pm MDT May 31, 2016
 
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