Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport (KABQ)

Lat: 35.04°NLon: 106.62°WElev: 5351ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 6:52 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Albuquerque NM

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Albuquerque NM
 35.08°N 106.66°W (Elev. 4951 ft)
4:14 am MDT Aug 17, 2018
7am MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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