Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Las Cruces, Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU)

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

Mostly Cloudy

31°C

87°F

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (85°F)
Last update 27 Jul 12:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Las Cruces NM

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming east northeast.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East southeast wind 21 to 26 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming east northeast. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East southeast wind 21 to 26 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Las Cruces NM
 32.34°N 106.76°W (Elev. 1262 m)
3:26 am MDT Jul 27, 2016
1pm MDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm MDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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