Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

Windy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed SW 30 G 46 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 11:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM

Red Flag Warning May 26, 12:00pm until May 26, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM
 33.35°N 105.56°W (Elev. 6214 ft)
5:12 am MDT May 26, 2016
11am MDT May 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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