Sat, 25 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 90°, L: 57°

Today’s Las Cruces New Mexico weather forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Sunday, patchy blowing dust after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Windy, with a southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 29 mph. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Next, Sunday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 58. Windy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph decreasing to 7 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:03 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

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Urgent – fire weather message. Critical conditions likely to return sunday. Another deep upper low will be moving down the west coast and increase southwest flow over the region. Winds will be on the increase through the day Sunday with speeds west of the Rio Grande reaching 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Temperatures will warm back to near normal with very dry air returning which will help to create critical fire weather conditions. Fire weather watch remains in effect from sunday afternoon through sunday evening for strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 110, 111, and 112. Affected area. Fire weather zone 110. Fire weather zone 111. Fire weather zone 112. Wind. Southwest 20 to 25 mph. Humidity. to 13 percent. Highest threat. is located along and west of the Continental Divide. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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Fri, 24 May: Sunny – H: 87°, L: 57°

Today’s Las Cruces New Mexico forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 87. Looking ahead, Tonight, clear, with a low around 57. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. And then, Saturday Night, clear, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:04 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Thu, 23 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 82°, L: 53°

Here is your local forecast for Las Cruces New Mexico, reported at 5:16 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. And then, Tonight, clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Friday, sunny, with a high near 87. Looking ahead, Friday Night, clear, with a low around 57. Sunrise today will be at 6:04 am and the sun will set at 8:03 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight Strong winds across the region again today will bring potential for blowing dust and dangerous driving conditions. Light objects may be blow about, weak trees and light structures could sustain damage also. The strongest winds will be from El Paso and Las Cruces westward, and over the higher elevations of the Sacramento mountains. Those regions are under a wind advisory today. Winds will slacken through the evening hours. However areas east of area mountains may see breezy and gusty winds through midnight. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday Winds remain breezy through the weekend, but do slacken a bit from the previous days strengths. However we see another system moving in to bring back strong and gusty winds, and possible blowing dust, for next Monday and Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Spotters are encouraged to report recorded wind gusts, reductions in visibility, and any wind damage.

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Wed, 22 May: Patchy blowing dust after 1pm, with Hazards – H: 84°, L: 56°

Las Cruces’s weather forecast for today, reported at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, patchy blowing dust after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 84. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 24 to 29 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. And then, Tonight, patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Windy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Thursday, sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Looking ahead, Thursday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 52. West southwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:05 am and the sun will set at 8:02 pm.

There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight The upper level storm system that brought winds and dust to the region yesterday, will be moving away from the area today, but we will still have a windy day with winds of 20 to 30 mph. Dust will be less of a problem as the lower wind speeds and cooler temperatures will help keep the dust down. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday We will again be windy on Wednesday then we will take a little break from the winds until we are breezy on Saturday and windy on Sunday and Monday of next week. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated today.

Urgent – fire weather message. Windy and dry conditions expected to continue through wednesday. A deep upper low is moving between Colorado and New Mexico tonight with a second low dropping out of the Pacific Northwest and heading this way. These systems will help to deepen a surface low over eastern Colorado and tighten the pressure gradient across much of New Mexico and far west Texas. Fire dangers are currently high to very high over the area. The strong winds will combine with low relative humidities falling into the lower to mid teens to create critical fire weather conditions tomorrow. Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time wednesday for strong winds and low humidities for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, and 112. Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time wednesday for strong winds and low relative humidities for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, and 112. Wind. West to southwest at 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Humidity. to 14 percent. Highest threat. is located over Luna and Dona Ana Counties. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Urgent – weather message. Strong winds and blowing dust to continue through the evening hours. An upper level storm system over southern Colorado has pushed a cold front through the area last night. Despite the fact that the storm system is moving off to our east we will still see windy conditions today. Winds in the Sacramento Mountains will continue to be at their peak through the early evening hours, with weaker winds over the remaining areas of southern New Mexico and west Texas. Blowing dust will be less of a problem today, as the wind speeds will be lower and the cooler temperatures this afternoon will help keep the dust down. Wind advisory in effect from noon to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time wednesday. The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM Mountain Daylight Time Wednesday. Timing. Winds will increase through out the morning, reaching their peak winds in the afternoon. Winds slowly diminishing after sunset. Winds. Winds speeds of 25 to 35 mph with wind gusts near 50 mph. Impacts. Strong winds will make driving difficult, especially in cross winds. Few areas of blowing dust could reduce visibilities to 3 to 5 miles in desert areas. Small items will be blown around if not tied down. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Tue, 21 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 76°, L: 52°

Today’s Las Cruces New Mexico weather forcast, created at 5:15 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Next, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 52. Windy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Wednesday, patchy blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Then, Wednesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 56. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:05 am and the sun will set at 8:02 pm.

There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight Today starts a windy period for the region. An upper level will help give us very strong winds this afternoon. We will see winds of at least 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph, with stronger winds in the Sacramento Mountains and in El Paso and Dona Ana Counties. The winds will help generate areas of blowing dust which could create some hazardous driving conditions with quickly changing visibilities. The dust will lesson after sunset and the winds will slow some, but we will still be windy well into the evening hours. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday It will be windy again on Tuesday and Wednesday, but not as windy as today. We will be warm and dry for the end of the week and then breezy to windy again for the weeknight. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated today.

Urgent – fire weather message. Windy and dry conditions expected to continue through wednesday. A deep upper low is moving through the Four Corners region this evening with a second low dropping out of the Pacific Northwest heading this way starting Tuesday. These systems will help to deepen a surface low over eastern Colorado and tighten the pressure gradient across much of New Mexico and far west Texas. Fire dangers are currently high to very high over the area. The strong winds will combine with low relative humidities falling into the lower to mid teens to create critical fire weather conditions. Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time tuesday for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 055, 056, and 112. Fire weather watch remains in effect from wednesday afternoon through wednesday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 055, 056, and 112. Wind. West to southwest at 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph on Monday and 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph Tuesday. Humidity. to 15 percent Monday and 7 to 12 percent Tuesday. Highest threat. is located over the lowlands east of the Rio Grande both days. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

Urgent – fire weather message. Windy and dry conditions expected to continue through wednesday. A deep upper low is moving through the Four Corners region this evening with a second low dropping out of the Pacific Northwest heading this way starting Tuesday. These systems will help to deepen a surface low over eastern Colorado and tighten the pressure gradient across much of New Mexico and far west Texas. Fire dangers are currently high to very high over the area. The strong winds will combine with low relative humidities falling into the lower to mid teens to create critical fire weather conditions. Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time tuesday for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 055, 056, and 112. Fire weather watch remains in effect from wednesday afternoon through wednesday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 055, 056, and 112. Wind. West to southwest at 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph on Monday and 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph Tuesday. Humidity. to 15 percent Monday and 7 to 12 percent Tuesday. Highest threat. is located over the lowlands east of the Rio Grande both days. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

See you tomorrow!

Mon, 20 May: Areas of blowing dust after noon, with Hazards – H: 77°, L: 49°

Today’s weather forecast for Las Cruces New Mexico, as of 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, areas of blowing dust after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 27 to 37 mph. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Next, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 49. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 13 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. Tuesday, areas of blowing dust after noon. Sunny, with a high near 78. Windy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Then later, Tuesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 52. Windy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 31 mph decreasing to 9 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:06 am and the sun will set at 8:01 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 84°, L: 59°

Las Cruces’s weather outlook for today, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southwest wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Monday, areas of blowing dust after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 27 to 37 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Looking ahead, Monday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 36 mph decreasing to 13 to 23 mph. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:06 am and the sun will set at 8:00 pm.

There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Urgent – weather message. Strong winds are expected across the Borderland on Monday. An upper level storm system will combine with lee side troughing to create strong winds across west Texas and southern New Mexico. The winds will increase by noon and become strongest during the late afternoon. Blowing dust will be likely across desert areas leading to reduced visibilities. Winds will begin to diminish overnight into Tuesday morning. High wind watch in effect from monday afternoon through monday evening. The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening. Timing. Winds will begin increasing around noon and reach their peak during the late afternoon and early evening. Winds. Westerly at 35 to 45 mph with gusts upwards of 55 mph. Impacts. Strong winds will make driving difficult, especially in cross winds. Small items will be blown around if not tied down. Blowing dust will be possible across desert areas, which could lower visibilities to less than two miles. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Urgent – fire weather message. Windy and dry conditions expected monday. An unseasonable deep upper low will be moving into the Four Corners region on Monday. This system will help to deepen a surface low over eastern Colorado and tighten the pressure gradient across much of New Mexico and far west Texas. Fire dangers are currently high to very high over the area. The strong winds will combine with relative humidities falling into the lower to mid teens to create critical fire weather conditions. Nmz111-112-txz055-056-191330- /o. Kepz. T1800z-190521t0300z/ new mexico fire weather zone 111 southwest deserts and lowlands/las cruces blm/glz- new mexico fire weather zone 112 south central lowlands and southern rio grande valley/blm/glz- texas fire weather zone 055 el paso county-texas fire weather zone 056 hudspeth county- 200 pm Mountain Daylight Time sat may 18 2019. Fire weather watch in effect from monday afternoon through monday evening for low relative humidities and strong winds for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, and 112. The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening. Affected area. Fire weather zone 111. Fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone 055. Fire weather zone 056. Wind. West to southwest at 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Humidity. to 15 percent. Highest threat. is located over the lowland east of the Rio Grande. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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Sat, 18 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 80°, L: 52°

Here is your local forecast for Las Cruces New Mexico, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Then, Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:07 am and the sun will set at 8:00 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas. Day one. Today and Tonight Increasing winds today across the region as the next Pacific low pressure system approaches from the west. A windy afternoon is anticipated with west-southwest winds in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts to 40 mph expected. Local and isolated blowing dust, with reduced visibilities are also possible. There could be some travel hazards due to the dust and buffeting winds today. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday The following days. through 7. will all bring repeated breezy to windy afternoons and evenings. Monday is expected to bring the strongest winds with a second storm system arriving off the Pacific. Winds of 40+ mph with much stronger gusts are expected. This could be a day of damaging winds and widespread blowing dust. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not necessary.

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Fri, 17 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 81°, L: 51°

Today’s Las Cruces New Mexico weather conditions, reported at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 51. West wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. And then, Saturday Night, increasing clouds, with a low around 52. West wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:07 am and the sun will set at 7:59 pm.

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Urgent – fire weather message. Critical fire conditions expected on friday across southwest new mexico and far west texas. An upper level system passing over the Central Rockies will allow for the development of low pressure over eastern Colorado southward into New Mexico. This resulting pressure gradient will increase wind speeds over southwest New Mexico and far west Texas on Friday. Winds speeds of 20 to 25 mph are expected, with wind gusts around 35 mph in the afternoon. Relative humidities will drop below 15% across much of the desert lowlands. Recent rainfall and modest fuel moisture will help mitigate the potential for large fire spread, however fire danger will remain high. Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 9 pm Mountain Daylight Time friday for windy conditions with low humidity for fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, and 112. Affected area. Fire weather zone 111. Fire weather zone 112. Fire weather zone 055. Fire weather zone 056. Wind. Sustained wind from the southwest at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Humidity. to 15 percent. Highest threat. Lowlands of southwest New Mexico along with El Paso County in far west Texas. Impacts. any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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Thu, 16 May: Mostly sunny – H: 97°, L: 61°

Las Cruces’s forecast for today, created at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 7 to 12 mph becoming southwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Then, Friday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:08 am and the sun will set at 7:58 pm. See you tomorrow!