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

Carlsbad, Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (KCNM)

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

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed W 30 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1004.2 mb (29.84 in)
Dewpoint -5°C (23°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 26 May 11:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Carlsbad NM

Red Flag Warning until May 26, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until May 26, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 12. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 12. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Carlsbad NM
 32.41°N 104.23°W (Elev. 954 m)
10:59 am MDT May 26, 2016
12pm MDT May 26, 2016-6pm MDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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