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Severe weather threat increases this afternoon across parts of the southern Plains

The threat of severe weather is increasing for this afternoon across a large portion of Oklahoma and Texas. The greatest threat is forecast for parts of central and northern Texas where Enhanced and Moderate Risks are in place. Very large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, some possibly strong, are all possible. Those in this region are encouraged to remain weather-aware.
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Partly Cloudy and Windy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed W 30 G 39 mph
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 26 Apr 4:35 pm MDT

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°N Lon: 106.92°W Elev: 4455ft.

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El Paso, TX Local Forecast Office

Las Cruces NM

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Windy, with a west wind around 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 9 to 19 mph. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northeast 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4139 ft)
Last Update: 10:37 am MDT Apr 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm MDT Apr 26, 2015-6pm MDT May 2, 2015
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