An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Current conditions at

EMPIRE (QEMA3)

Lat: 31.783472°NLon: 110.64325°WElev: 4650ft.

NA

85°F

29°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed WSW 4 G 12 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 18 Jul 3:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Sonoita AZ

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light north wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light north wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Sonoita AZ
 31.68°N 110.65°W (Elev. 4895 ft)
2:19 pm MST Jul 18, 2018
5pm MST Jul 18, 2018-6pm MST Jul 25, 2018
 
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