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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SE 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.86 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Oct 12:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces Intl Airport NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 32. South wind 10 to 18 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain showers and snow showers likely, possibly mixed with sleet before noon, then rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 32. South wind 10 to 18 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Rain showers and snow showers likely, possibly mixed with sleet before noon, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces Intl Airport NM
 32.31°N 106.78°W (Elev. 3898 ft)
9:28 am MDT Oct 26, 2020
1pm MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 1, 2020
 
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