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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains into Saturday

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely.
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Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

Lat: 36.45°NLon: 105.67°WElev: 7090ft.

Fair

17°C

63°F

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 24 km/h
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 5:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Taos NM

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 2 °CRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 19 °CFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 3 °CRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 17 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 2 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 18 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near -17 by 9pm, then rising to around -8 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 8 by 4pm. Southwest wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming south 15 to 25 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near -16 by 9pm, then rising to around -8 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming northwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. West wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Taos NM
 36.39°N 105.57°W (Elev. 2123 m)
3:23 am MDT May 22, 2015
6pm MDT May 22, 2015-6pm MDT May 29, 2015
 
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