Rain and Snow Winding Down in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Winter Storm in Alaska

The Atmospheric River event is beginning to wind down along the West Coast. However, lingering showers and mountain snow will remain throughout the day. In the southwest, dry conditions combined with gusty winds has led to critical fire weather concerns especially in west Texas and New Mexico. A potent system in Alaska has prompted Blizzard warnings across the Western and Northern Arctic Coast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed SE 17 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 21 Feb 10:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NM

Wind Advisory until February 21, 11:00pm
Red Flag Warning until February 21, 07:00pm
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Wind Advisory
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  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 21, 11:00pm
    Red Flag Warning until February 21, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. Very windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. Very windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NM
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 3130 ft)
10:46 am MST Feb 21, 2024
11am MST Feb 21, 2024-6pm MST Feb 27, 2024
 
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