Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SE 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 10:15 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Las Cruces NM

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northeast 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East southeast wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northeast 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 4140 ft)
2:35 am MDT Aug 20, 2018
10am MDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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