Snow & Ice for the Southern Rockies & Plains; Hurricane Zeta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy snow will continue over the southern Rockies and High Plains Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Meanwhile, significant icing is expected from the southern Texas Panhandle across central Oklahoma. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Critical fire weather will continue out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Light Snow

32°F

0°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed NE 6 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 26 Oct 10:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

Winter Weather Advisory until October 28, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until October 28, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3am and 5am, then rain and snow showers likely after 5am. The freezing rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11am and 1pm, then rain showers likely after 1pm. The freezing rain could be heavy at times.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3am and 5am, then rain and snow showers likely after 5am. The freezing rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely before 11am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 11am and 1pm, then rain showers likely after 1pm. The freezing rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy, with a high near 35. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
9:51 pm MDT Oct 26, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 2, 2020
 
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