Excessive Heat in Southern California; Tropical Storm Ian Expected to Rapidly Intensify

Excessive heat is possible through Wednesday over southern California. Strong thunderstorms may pose some risk for severe weather across parts of the upper Ohio Valley into the northern Mid Atlantic coast. Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to approach the Florida peninsula at major hurricane strength by midweek, and poses a risk of dangerous storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfall. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

Lat: 32.29°NLon: 106.92°WElev: 4455ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 4:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW White Sands NM

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers between 2pm and 3pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between 2pm and 3pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 14 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. East wind 11 to 14 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW White Sands NM
 32.35°N 106.57°W (Elev. 8068 ft)
1:10 am MDT Sep 25, 2022
4am MDT Sep 25, 2022-6pm MDT Oct 1, 2022
 
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