Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alamogordo-White (KALM)

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

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.28 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 7:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Sunspot NM

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 46. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 46. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Columbus Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Sunspot NM
 32.86°N 105.76°W (Elev. 9449 ft)
1:56 am MDT Oct 6, 2022
7am MDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm MDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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