Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 23 Jul 8:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W White Sands NM

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. East southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. East southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W White Sands NM
 32.38°N 106.54°W (Elev. 5036 ft)
6:59 am MDT Jul 23, 2016
9am MDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm MDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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