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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR)

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

A Few Clouds

5°C

41°F

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint -14°C (7°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Apr 4:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Carrizozo NM

Fire Weather Watch April 20, 10:00am until April 20, 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a south wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a south wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Carrizozo NM
 33.65°N 105.89°W (Elev. 1641 m)
4:28 am MDT Apr 19, 2018
4am MDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm MDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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