Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Raton NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph becoming northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph becoming northwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Raton NM
 36.91°N 104.45°W (Elev. 6821 ft)
4:09 am MDT Aug 21, 2019
2pm MDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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