Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 2:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NM
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 3130 ft)
2:18 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
3pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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