Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SSW Gladstone NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SSW Gladstone NM
 36.19°N 104.02°W (Elev. 6257 ft)
8:25 pm MDT Aug 18, 2018
11pm MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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