Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Light south southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Light south southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
9:41 am MDT Jul 6, 2022
1pm MDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm MDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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