Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albuquerque, Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG)

Lat: 35.15°NLon: 106.8°WElev: 5837ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 13 Aug 11:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles WNW Rio Rancho NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning.  Little or no precipitation expected.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Little or no precipitation expected.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Little or no precipitation expected.
Friday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Little or no precipitation expected.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles WNW Rio Rancho NM
 35.31°N 106.93°W (Elev. 5787 ft)
2:21 pm MDT Aug 13, 2020
11pm MDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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