Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

28°C

83°F

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed W 28 G 54 km/h
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 24 May 1:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

Fire Weather Watch May 25, 12:00pm until May 25, 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 31. West southwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 32. Windy, with a southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Areas Blowing
    Dust and
    Windy

    High: 32 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 32 to 42 km/h decreasing to 11 to 21 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Clear and
    Windy then
    Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 12. West northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 8 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 16 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 13. West wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light.

    Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming south southwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 31. West southwest wind 27 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Wednesday
Areas of blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 32. Windy, with a southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 14. Windy, with a west southwest wind 32 to 42 km/h decreasing to 11 to 21 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h increasing to 27 to 37 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 12. West northwest wind 24 to 34 km/h decreasing to 8 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 28. West wind 8 to 16 km/h.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 13. West wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming south southwest in the morning.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 14.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 14.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 1262 m)
12:37 pm MDT May 24, 2016
1pm MDT May 24, 2016-6pm MDT May 30, 2016
 
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