Snow & Ice Across the Rockies & Plains; Zeta Forecast to Head Toward the Gulf Coast

Snow and ice will continue over the central and southern Rockies and eastward into the High Plains through Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Farther west, critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, and California. Elsewhere, Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: 105.53°WElev: 6759ft.

Freezing Fog

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 26 Oct 4:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruidoso NM

Winter Storm Warning until October 28, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until October 28, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Wed

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and sleet likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain/Sleet
    Likely

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and sleet likely before 7pm, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -4. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Heavy
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 22. Wind chill values as low as -6. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 28.

    Clear

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain and sleet likely before 7pm, then snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -4. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 22. Wind chill values as low as -6. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Ruidoso NM
 33.37°N 105.64°W (Elev. 7123 ft)
4:31 pm MDT Oct 26, 2020
5pm MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 2, 2020
 
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