Storms in the Central U.S.; Dangerous Heat in the South; Critical Fire Weather in the West

A cold front moving across the U.S. will bring strong to severe storms from the South-Central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes. Dangerous heat continues in the south, especially, Texas. Temperatures moderate slightly in the Southwest. Critical fire weather conditions persist in the Great Basin and into northeastern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alamogordo-White (KALM)

Lat: 32.84°NLon: 105.99°WElev: 4150ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Jul 4:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Sunspot NM

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Sunspot NM
 32.7°N 105.82°W (Elev. 7011 ft)
1:35 am MDT Jul 14, 2020
5am MDT Jul 14, 2020-6pm MDT Jul 20, 2020
 
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