Severe storms and Heavy Rain in the Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats in the West

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 4 Jul 2:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.

    Hot

    High: 102 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
2:17 pm MDT Jul 4, 2020
3pm MDT Jul 4, 2020-6pm MDT Jul 10, 2020
 
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