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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

24°C

76°F

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed S 19 G 35 km/h
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 0°C (32°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index24°C (76°F)
Last update 6 May 1:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 25 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 29. West southwest wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind 19 to 29 km/h decreasing to 8 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 22 to 27 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 29 to 39 km/h decreasing to 11 to 21 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Windy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 27 to 37 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 1262 m)
10:37 am MDT May 6, 2015
2pm MDT May 6, 2015-6pm MDT May 12, 2015
 
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