Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1003.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Whites City NM

Wind Advisory April 29, 10:00am until April 29, 06:00pm
Red Flag Warning April 29, 11:00am until April 29, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Very windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Very windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Very
    Windy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. Very windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Very windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Whites City NM
 32.17°N 104.46°W (Elev. 4400 ft)
5:16 am MDT Apr 29, 2016
7am MDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm MDT May 5, 2016
 
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