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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

24°C

75°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 19 km/h
Barometer 1011.2 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Aug 4:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NM
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 954 m)
4:17 pm MDT Aug 19, 2017
5pm MDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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