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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 10:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM

High Wind Watch March 23, 12:00pm until March 23, 08:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Windy. Mostly
    Sunny then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy.
    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM
 33.35°N 105.56°W (Elev. 6250 ft)
4:15 pm MDT Mar 22, 2017
11pm MDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm MDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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