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

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.15 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Oct 6:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Whites City NM

Winter Storm Warning October 26, 06:00pm until October 28, 06:00am
Hard Freeze Warning October 26, 06:00pm until October 27, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
Hard Freeze Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then freezing rain and sleet likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow and sleet likely, becoming all snow after noon.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as 9. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow/Sleet
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow and sleet likely before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow/Sleet
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then freezing rain and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Snow and sleet likely, becoming all snow after noon. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as 9. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow and sleet likely before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Whites City NM
 32.17°N 104.43°W (Elev. 3996 ft)
5:43 am MDT Oct 26, 2020
7am MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 1, 2020
 
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