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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Fair

29°C

85°F

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 19 Aug 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

Flash Flood Watch August 19, 06:00pm until August 21, 06:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 1262 m)
11:45 am MDT Aug 19, 2017
4pm MDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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