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Severe Thunderstorms Returning to The Plains; Chance of Severe Storms in Mid-Atlantic too

A new Pacific storm moving into the Plains will spark a new round of severe thunderstorms in the Plains with potential for damaging winds, very large hail, and tornadoes Tuesday. Heavy rains may produce flash floods, especially from north-central Texas into Kansas. In the Mid-Atlantic, there will be a chance of severe thunderstorms. Strong winds in the Southwest are keeping fire danger high. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 28 Mar 8:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

Blowing Dust Advisory March 28, 12:00pm until March 28, 08:00pm
Wind Advisory March 28, 12:00pm until March 28, 08:00pm
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Blowing Dust Advisory
Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Windy.
    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before midnight.  Areas of blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Windy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 15 to 21 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 12 to 17 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West southwest wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 mph increasing to 26 to 36 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Windy. Sunny
    then Areas
    Blowing Dust

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 13 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers before midnight. Areas of blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Windy, with a west wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 15 to 21 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 12 to 17 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West southwest wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Friday
Areas of blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. Windy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 mph increasing to 26 to 36 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 13 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5036 ft)
5:13 am MDT Mar 28, 2017
8am MDT Mar 28, 2017-6pm MDT Apr 3, 2017
 
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