Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.22 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 22 Jul 3:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 97. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 97. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
2:44 am MDT Jul 22, 2019
3pm MDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm MDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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