Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Partly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 7:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles WSW Capulin NM

Flood Watch until August 16, 10:00pm
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    Flood Watch until August 16, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Tue

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny
    then 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.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. 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 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. 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 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 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.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles WSW Capulin NM
 36.68°N 104.09°W (Elev. 6926 ft)
4:41 pm MDT Aug 16, 2022
8pm MDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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