Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grant County Airport (KSVC)

Lat: 32.63°NLon: 108.15°WElev: 5367ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 22%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 11 Aug 8:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WSW Silver City NM

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 93. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 93. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WSW Silver City NM
 32.76°N 108.34°W (Elev. 6198 ft)
7:35 am MDT Aug 11, 2020
8am MDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm MDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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