Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 30 Mar 4:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Raton NM

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Raton NM
 36.91°N 104.45°W (Elev. 6821 ft)
3:08 am MDT Mar 30, 2020
5am MDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm MDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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