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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

Partly Cloudy and Windy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 30 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 20 Jan 10:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM

Wind Advisory until January 20, 05:00pm
Winter Storm Warning January 20, 05:00pm until January 21, 08:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until January 20, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 33 by 5pm. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Areas of blowing snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM
 33.35°N 105.56°W (Elev. 6250 ft)
4:12 am MST Jan 20, 2017
11am MST Jan 20, 2017-6pm MST Jan 26, 2017
 
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