Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 4:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 103 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 98.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 95.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 98.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 95.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 93.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
3:29 am MDT Aug 17, 2019
4am MDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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