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

9 Miles NE Chama NM

  • Tonight

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

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Tuesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles NE Chama NM
 36.99°N 106.44°W (Elev. 10397 ft)
2:42 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
6pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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