Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

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

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 5:56 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NW Red River NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NW Red River NM
 36.78°N 105.5°W (Elev. 11729 ft)
2:42 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
6pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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