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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 8:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5035 ft)
5:37 am MDT May 29, 2015
9am MDT May 29, 2015-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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