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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed W 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 10:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5035 ft)
4:37 pm MDT May 22, 2015
11pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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