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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alamogordo-White (KALM)

Lat: 32.84°NLon: 105.99°WElev: 4150ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Aug 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Sunspot NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 62. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. East northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 64. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 62. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Sunspot NM
 32.79°N 105.78°W (Elev. 9285 ft)
1:26 pm MDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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