Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

Lat: 32.85°NLon: 104.46°WElev: 3514ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 11%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 18 May 2:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Hope NM

Red Flag Warning May 19, 10:00am until May 19, 08:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 98. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 97. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. West wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 98. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 97. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 62. West wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Hope NM
 32.81°N 104.73°W (Elev. 4081 ft)
1:05 pm MDT May 18, 2022
3pm MDT May 18, 2022-6pm MDT May 24, 2022
 
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