Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 9 May 1:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
12:46 pm MDT May 9, 2021
1pm MDT May 9, 2021-6pm MDT May 15, 2021
 
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