Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

Lat: 32.34°NLon: 104.26°WElev: 3294ft.

72°F

22°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 9:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SE Lakewood NM

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SE Lakewood NM
 32.55°N 104.25°W (Elev. 3386 ft)
5:19 am MDT Sep 20, 2018
10am MDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm MDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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