Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 12:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NM

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NM
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 3130 ft)
9:11 pm MDT May 15, 2021
1am MDT May 16, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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