Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday's Weather Concerns

The start of the Memorial day weekend will feature a number of weather hazards. Severe storms are expected in the north-central Plains and perhaps across New England. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Four Corners region. The Northwest will be unsettled with cooler temperatures, showers and mountain snow. A few record highs are likely in the south-central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 27 May 11:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces Intl Airport NM

Fire Weather Watch May 29, 10:00am until May 29, 09:00pm
Red Flag Warning May 28, 11:00am until May 28, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny then
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 62. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 97.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces Intl Airport NM
 32.31°N 106.78°W (Elev. 3898 ft)
4:43 pm MDT May 27, 2022
11pm MDT May 27, 2022-6pm MDT Jun 3, 2022
 
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