Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.11 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 11:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 97. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 97. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 100.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
3:40 pm MDT Aug 20, 2019
11pm MDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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