Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major Hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with Hurricane Warning in effect for Hawaii County, Hurricane Watches for Maui County and Oahu and a flash flood watch for all of Hawaii. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flooding in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 9:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Artesia NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 97.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
Artesia NM
 32.85°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3451 ft)
4:20 pm MDT Aug 21, 2018
9pm MDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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