Excessive Heat Continues for the Pacific Northwest; Flooding Impacts Expected in the Southwest U.S.

A dangerous heat wave persists for the Northwest into portions of California today with excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in effect. The active monsoon pattern with organized showers and thunderstorms and possible flash flooding with debris flows continues and will become enhanced in the Southwestern U.S. through Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

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

Fair

22°C

71°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 km/h
Barometer 1021.6 mb (30.36 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 18 Aug 12:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles E Cerro NM

Flood Watch August 19, 12:00pm until August 21, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. North wind around 15 km/h becoming east.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15. East wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 15 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 11. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. North wind around 15 km/h becoming east.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. East wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 11. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles E Cerro NM
 36.76°N 105.52°W (Elev. 3308 m)
3:44 am MDT Aug 18, 2022
1pm MDT Aug 18, 2022-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2022
 
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