Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Artesia Municipal Airport (KATS)

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

Partly Cloudy

95°F

35°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 6 Jul 2:35 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Artesia NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 99.

    Sunny

    High: 99 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 99.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Artesia NM
 32.83°N 104.4°W (Elev. 3379 ft)
1:22 pm MDT Jul 6, 2022
2pm MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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