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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ruidoso Regional (KSRR)

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

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 11%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 28 May 5:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Capitan NM

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Capitan NM
 33.58°N 105.55°W (Elev. 6591 ft)
3:16 pm MDT May 28, 2015
7pm MDT May 28, 2015-6pm MDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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