Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

El Paso, El Paso International Airport (KELP)

Lat: 31.81°NLon: 106.38°WElev: 3957ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 7:51 am MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Fort Bliss TX

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Fort Bliss TX
 31.77°N 106.48°W (Elev. 3743 ft)
12:46 am MST Mar 8, 2021
8am MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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