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

Santa Fe County Municipal Airport (KSAF)

Lat: 35.61°NLon: 106.1°WElev: 6260ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 13 Aug 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW La Cienega NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Little or no precipitation expected.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °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 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Little or no precipitation expected.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. 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 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Little or no precipitation expected.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW La Cienega NM
 35.5°N 106.12°W (Elev. 6293 ft)
2:21 pm MDT Aug 13, 2020
11pm MDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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