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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

Lat: 32.85°NLon: 104.46°WElev: 3514ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia Municipal Airport NM

Flash Flood Watch August 20, 12:00pm until August 21, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia Municipal Airport NM
 32.85°N 104.46°W (Elev. 3533 ft)
5:17 am MDT Aug 20, 2017
10am MDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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