Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Raton Municipal - Crews Field Airport (KRTN)

Lat: 36.74°NLon: 104.5°WElev: 6354ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 10:53 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles NNW Gladstone NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles NNW Gladstone NM
 36.5°N 104.11°W (Elev. 7001 ft)
9:51 pm MDT May 14, 2021
11pm MDT May 14, 2021-6pm MDT May 21, 2021
 
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