Flash Flood Threats in the Southeast and Rockies

Two flash flood concerns the next few days across the U.S. The continued onslaught of monsoonal heavy rain and thunderstorms will impact Colorado and New Mexico today and Wednesday. Of most concern are recent and vulnerable burn scar areas for potential debris flows. Meanwhile, a stalled front will result in repeated rounds of slow moving storms from the eastern Carolinas to southeast Georgia. Read More >

Current conditions at

Los Alamos Airport (KLAM)

Lat: 35.88°NLon: 106.27°WElev: 7171ft.

Partly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.38 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Aug 8:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNW Cochiti Lake NM

Flash Flood Watch until August 4, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 4, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNW Cochiti Lake NM
 35.74°N 106.37°W (Elev. 7034 ft)
5:15 am MDT Aug 3, 2021
9am MDT Aug 3, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 9, 2021
 
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