Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 22 Aug 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Artesia NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105.

    Hot

    High: 105 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Artesia NM
 32.83°N 104.4°W (Elev. 3379 ft)
2:23 pm MDT Aug 22, 2019
4pm MDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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