Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: 105.53°WElev: 6811ft.

Fair and Windy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed SW 29 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 6 May 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruidoso NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Ruidoso NM
 33.37°N 105.64°W (Elev. 7123 ft)
3:37 pm MDT May 6, 2016
5pm MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 13, 2016
 
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