Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SE 16 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 9:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Lakewood NM

Wind Advisory May 6, 03:00pm until May 7, 12:00am
Red Flag Warning May 6, 12:00pm until May 6, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Lakewood NM
 32.56°N 104.38°W (Elev. 3317 ft)
5:16 am MDT May 6, 2016
10am MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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