Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

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

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed W 13 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 7:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Capitan NM

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Capitan NM
 33.55°N 105.58°W (Elev. 6414 ft)
4:20 am MDT Aug 18, 2019
7am MDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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