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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

Fog/Mist

57°F

14°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 9:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles NNW Bent NM

    • Today

      Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Partly Sunny
      then
      Scattered
      T-storms

      High: 85 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      Low: 65 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      High: 88 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      Low: 65 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      High: 86 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

      Scattered
      T-storms

      Low: 65 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 82 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

      Chance
      T-storms

      Low: 65 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles NNW Bent NM
 33.34°N 106.02°W (Elev. 4882 ft)
2:34 am MDT Jul 7, 2015
9am MDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm MDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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