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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SE 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 9:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM
 33.35°N 105.56°W (Elev. 6214 ft)
7:14 am MDT May 6, 2016
9am MDT May 6, 2016-6pm MDT May 12, 2016
 
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