Snow & Ice for the Southern Rockies & Plains; Hurricane Zeta Heading Toward the Northern Gulf Coast

Heavy snow will continue over the southern Rockies and High Plains Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Meanwhile, significant icing is expected from the southern Texas Panhandle across central Oklahoma. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Critical fire weather will continue out West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hobbs / Lea County (KHOB)

Lat: 32.68°NLon: 103.22°WElev: 3658ft.

Light Unknown Precip

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 18 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 26 Oct 10:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Lovington NM

Winter Storm Warning until October 28, 06:00am
Hard Freeze Warning until October 27, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
Hard Freeze Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until October 28, 06:00am
    Hard Freeze Warning until October 27, 09:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain and sleet likely before midnight, then snow and sleet likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 8. Northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow and sleet before noon, then freezing rain and sleet likely.  High near 28. Wind chill values as low as 6. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow.  Low around 25. North wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Freezing rain and sleet likely before midnight, then snow and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Wind chill values as low as 8. Northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow and sleet before noon, then freezing rain and sleet likely. High near 28. Wind chill values as low as 6. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow. Low around 25. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Lovington NM
 32.94°N 103.36°W (Elev. 3924 ft)
4:15 pm MDT Oct 26, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 2, 2020
 
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