Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Clayton Municipal Airpark (KCAO)

Lat: 36.45°NLon: 103.15°WElev: 4971ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

81°F

27°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed E 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 18 May 3:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Clayton NM

Red Flag Warning May 20, 11:00am until May 20, 09:00pm
Red Flag Warning May 19, 12:00pm until May 19, 08:00pm
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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. East wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. East wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Clayton NM
 36.44°N 103.15°W (Elev. 4990 ft)
4:57 pm MDT May 18, 2022
6pm MDT May 18, 2022-6pm MDT May 25, 2022
 
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