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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

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair and Windy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 4%
Wind Speed SW 33 G 46 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (995.4 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Mar 2:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Whites City NM

Fire Weather Watch March 24, 08:00am until March 24, 06:00pm
Red Flag Warning until March 24, 12:00am
High Wind Warning until March 23, 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
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. Sunny, with a high near 82. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 45 to 50 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Damaging
    Winds

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 45 to 55 mph decreasing to 35 to 45 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Damaging
    Winds

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 46. West wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy blowing dust. Sunny, with a high near 82. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 45 to 50 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing dust before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Strong and damaging winds, with a west wind 45 to 55 mph decreasing to 35 to 45 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 75 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 46. West wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Whites City NM
 32.17°N 104.46°W (Elev. 4400 ft)
2:17 pm MDT Mar 23, 2017
3pm MDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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