Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Partly Cloudy

36°C

96°F

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (92°F)
Last update 14 Aug 3:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W Mesilla NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 35. South wind around 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 5 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming west southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 35. South wind around 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind 5 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming west southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 8 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Mesilla NM
 32.28°N 106.91°W (Elev. 1341 m)
1:48 pm MDT Aug 14, 2018
3pm MDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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