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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

Lat: 32.85°NLon: 104.46°WElev: 3514ft.

Fair and Breezy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed W 25 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 21 Jan 9:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Artesia NM

Red Flag Warning January 21, 11:00am until January 21, 06:00pm
High Wind Warning January 21, 11:00am until January 21, 05:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
High Wind Warning
  • Today

    Today: Areas of blowing dust after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 57. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Dust and Very
    Windy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 25.

    Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of blowing dust after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 57. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Artesia NM
 32.83°N 104.4°W (Elev. 3379 ft)
5:18 am MST Jan 21, 2018
10am MST Jan 21, 2018-6pm MST Jan 27, 2018
 
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