Heavy Rain in Arklatex Region; Return of Heavy Mountain Snow to the West

An approaching Arctic boundary will interact with a very warm and moisture ladened boundary to produce heavy rain from the South and Central Plains into the Mid-South. An upper level low will continue to produce accumulating snow in the 4-Corners and into the Plains. A pair of weather systems will bring lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest, then across the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

Lat: 32.85°NLon: 104.46°WElev: 3514ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Dec 9:15 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers between midnight and 3am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers between midnight and 3am, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Windy.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
4:00 pm MST Dec 6, 2022
9pm MST Dec 6, 2022-6pm MST Dec 13, 2022
 
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