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.

59°F

15°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 7:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Ruidoso Downs NM

Red Flag Warning May 25, 12:00pm until May 25, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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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 25, 2016
7am MDT May 25, 2016-6pm MDT May 31, 2016
 
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