Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.37 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 9:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Capulin NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Capulin NM
 36.68°N 104.09°W (Elev. 6926 ft)
2:54 pm MDT Jun 28, 2022
10pm MDT Jun 28, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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