Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

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

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 16 May 12:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Capitan NM

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Capitan NM
 33.55°N 105.58°W (Elev. 6414 ft)
11:08 pm MDT May 15, 2021
1am MDT May 16, 2021-6pm MDT May 22, 2021
 
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