Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 12 Dec 6:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NMSimilar City Names

High Wind Watch December 12, 11:00pm until December 13, 04:00pm
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High Wind Watch
  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Very windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest 30 to 40 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Very Windy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Very windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 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 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

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

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Very windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northwest 30 to 40 mph. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. Very windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 40 mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NMSimilar City Names
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 3130 ft)
5:21 am MST Dec 12, 2018
7am MST Dec 12, 2018-6pm MST Dec 18, 2018
 
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