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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1007.4 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 6 May 10:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Carlsbad North NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Carlsbad North NM
 32.5°N 104.24°W (Elev. 3159 ft)
5:28 am MDT May 6, 2015
12pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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