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Break the Grip of the Rip!

As temperatures continue to warm and visits to the beach increase, here's a reminder about staying safe and avoiding getting caught in a rip current. Only swim at beaches with lifeguards, know how to swim and have a flotation device, know how to spot a rip current and what to do if you are caught in one. Learn how to protect yourself from rip currents and breaking waves in the surf zone.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 4:35 am MDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
Wednesday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs around 80.
Thursday Night
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
Friday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday Night
Clear. Lows around 50.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
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423 AM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015
 
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