A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains and deliver several threats on Thursday. Strong winds are expected across the region along with fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas. A marginal risk of severe storms and excessive rain from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. Even a few inches of snow will be possible in Texas, including just west of DFW. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair and Breezy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 13 Dec 2:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

High Wind Warning until December 13, 04:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until December 13, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Thu

    High Wind Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of rain and snow.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Very windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Very Windy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Patchy blowing dust. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. Very windy, with a north wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Very Windy

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Very windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Patchy blowing dust. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 50. Very windy, with a north wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
4:23 pm MST Dec 12, 2018
2am MST Dec 13, 2018-6pm MST Dec 19, 2018
 
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