Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 19 Sep 12:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

Flash Flood Watch September 19, 03:00pm until September 20, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
12:00 pm MDT Sep 19, 2018
12pm MDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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