Flooding Impacts Expected Across the Southwest and Southern U.S.; Heat Continues for Portions of the West

Monsoon activity will increase and generate localized flash flooding for arroyos, slot canyons, urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend from the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Excessive heat will continue over portions of central Washington and interior California today with temperatures into the 100s. Severe weather possible for the Mid-Mississippi Valley today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 7:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces Intl Airport NM

Flood Watch August 19, 12:00pm until August 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 67. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south southeast.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 76. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 67. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light south southeast. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 76. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces Intl Airport NM
 32.31°N 106.78°W (Elev. 3898 ft)
2:31 am MDT Aug 19, 2022
7am MDT Aug 19, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2022
 
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