Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. 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

99°F

37°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed W 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 23 Jun 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces Intl Airport NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 103 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 100. Light west wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 100 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light west northwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Light and variable wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 100. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 100. Light west wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Light and variable wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 72. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 100. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces Intl Airport NM
 32.31°N 106.78°W (Elev. 3898 ft)
12:19 pm MDT Jun 23, 2021
2pm MDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm MDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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