Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

Lat: 36.45°NLon: 105.67°WElev: 7090ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Taos NMSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Taos NMSimilar City Names
 36.39°N 105.57°W (Elev. 6965 ft)
4:13 pm MDT Aug 18, 2018
6pm MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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