Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

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

Overcast and Breezy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed SW 21 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 2:55 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Capitan NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Windy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Windy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Capitan NM
 33.55°N 105.58°W (Elev. 6414 ft)
2:42 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
3pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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