Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: 105.53°WElev: 6811ft.

48°F

9°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 29 Apr 8:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Ruidoso Downs NM

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Ruidoso Downs NM
 33.32°N 105.64°W (Elev. 6598 ft)
5:12 am MDT Apr 29, 2016
8am MDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm MDT May 5, 2016
 
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