Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

Lat: 36.45°NLon: 105.67°WElev: 7090ft.

53°F

12°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Aug 3:56 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles ENE Tierra Amarilla NM

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 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.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 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 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles ENE Tierra Amarilla NM
 36.75°N 106.28°W (Elev. 10653 ft)
3:28 am MDT Aug 20, 2019
4am MDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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