Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

102°F

39°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 5 Aug 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 98 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 100.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
7:44 am MDT Aug 5, 2020
5pm MDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 12, 2020
 
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