Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

Lat: 33.47°NLon: 105.53°WElev: 6759ft.

Fair and Breezy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 21 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 26 Feb 11:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Fort Stanton NM

Wind Advisory until February 26, 11:00pm
High Wind Warning February 26, 11:00pm until February 27, 11:00pm
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Wind Advisory
High Wind Warning
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    Wind Advisory until February 26, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Mon

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of sprinkles.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of sprinkles before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Windy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after 8am, then gradually ending.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of sprinkles. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of sprinkles before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after 8am, then gradually ending. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Fort Stanton NM
 33.47°N 105.52°W (Elev. 6598 ft)
11:02 am MST Feb 26, 2024
11am MST Feb 26, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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