Snow & Ice Across the Rockies & Plains; Zeta Forecast to Head Toward the Gulf Coast

Snow and ice will continue over the central and southern Rockies and eastward into the High Plains through Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Farther west, critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, and California. Elsewhere, Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Alamogordo-White (KALM)

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

59°F

15°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 16 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Oct 6:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Mescalero NM

Winter Weather Advisory October 26, 06:00pm until October 28, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 8pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm.  Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -1. South wind 13 to 20 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers.  High near 30. Wind chill values as low as zero. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light east northeast  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 51. North wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. East southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 56. South southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain before 8pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow after 10pm. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -1. South wind 13 to 20 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers. High near 30. Wind chill values as low as zero. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 51. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. East southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Mescalero NM
 33.15°N 105.78°W (Elev. 6588 ft)
2:00 am MDT Oct 26, 2020
7am MDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm MST Nov 1, 2020
 
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