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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Partly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 17 mph
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Dec 3:15 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 49. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 49. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5036 ft)
1:47 am MST Dec 6, 2016
3pm MST Dec 6, 2016-6pm MST Dec 12, 2016
 
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