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Severe weather possible on Saturday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible on Saturday. The three main areas of concern are in portions of the Plains, Gulf Coast, and Western U.S. The area of greatest concern is in the Central Plains where a slight risk of severe weather is expected. In this area, damaging winds, large hail and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 3 Jul 5:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5036 ft)
4:38 am MDT Jul 3, 2015
7pm MDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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