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.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed S 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:56 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles ESE Chama NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. 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
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles ESE Chama NM
 36.83°N 106.4°W (Elev. 10968 ft)
2:42 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
4pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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