Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 28 Apr 3:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

Wind Advisory until April 28, 09:00pm
Blowing Dust Advisory until April 28, 09:00pm
Red Flag Warning until April 28, 08:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Blowing Dust Advisory
Red Flag Warning
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    Wind Advisory until April 28, 09:00pm
    Blowing Dust Advisory until April 28, 09:00pm
    Red Flag Warning until April 28, 08:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy blowing dust. Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a southwest wind around 31 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 32 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.

    Windy. Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy blowing dust. Sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a southwest wind around 31 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing dust before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Windy, with a west wind 27 to 32 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5036 ft)
2:37 am MDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm MDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm MDT May 4, 2016
 
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