Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Albuquerque, Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG)

Lat: 35.15°NLon: 106.8°WElev: 5837ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed S 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 12:47 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Rio Rancho NM

Fire Weather Watch May 6, 01:00pm until May 6, 07:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south 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: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a south 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 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Rio Rancho NM
 35.27°N 106.65°W (Elev. 5299 ft)
5:12 am MDT May 5, 2016
1pm MDT May 5, 2016-6pm MDT May 11, 2016
 
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