Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 4:55 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
4:45 am MST Mar 1, 2024
5am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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