Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk from the Central Plains into the Midwest; Heat Wave Continues in the Southeast

A Slight to Enhanced Risk of severe thunderstorms is forecast this Memorial Day from the central High Plains east into the Midwest states with threats for large hail, damaging winds, and possibly a few tornadoes. There is also a risk for heavy rain and flash flooding for these areas. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible through at least Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Artesia NM

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. 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: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 55.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Artesia NM
 32.83°N 104.4°W (Elev. 3379 ft)
5:22 am MDT May 27, 2019
7am MDT May 27, 2019-6pm MDT Jun 2, 2019
 
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