Excessive Heat Continues for Washington State; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

Excessive heat will continue over central Washington through Friday with afternoon temperatures into the triple digits. In the Desert Southwest, monsoon activity will continue to generate localized flooding impacts in arroyos, slot canyons, and urban areas, as well as rapid rises on rivers, through this weekend. Flood Watches are widespread across Arizona and New Mexico for Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Capulin NM

Flood Watch August 19, 12:00pm until August 21, 12:00am
Flood Watch until August 18, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until August 18, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Thu

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Heavy Rain

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Capulin NM
 36.68°N 104.09°W (Elev. 6926 ft)
10:11 pm MDT Aug 17, 2022
11pm MDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2022
 
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