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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

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

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.37 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 19 Apr 8:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Ruidoso NMSimilar City Names

Fire Weather Watch April 20, 10:00am until April 20, 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy.
    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Ruidoso NMSimilar City Names
 33.37°N 105.64°W (Elev. 7123 ft)
4:28 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
8am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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