Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 23 Oct 9:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles NW Whites City NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow and sleet.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow and sleet before noon, then a chance of rain showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before midnight, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow and sleet before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain, snow, and sleet before midnight, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles NW Whites City NM
 32.37°N 104.55°W (Elev. 4380 ft)
4:18 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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