Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 24 Oct 11:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles W Whites City NM

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain or freezing rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then a chance of snow and sleet.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and Windy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain and sleet likely.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 30. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow and sleet.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of rain showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain or freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then a chance of snow and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Freezing rain and sleet likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 30. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles W Whites City NM
 32.18°N 104.62°W (Elev. 5003 ft)
4:17 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
12am MDT Oct 25, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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