Las Cruces, NM

11:54 AM MDT on April 25, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Las Cruces | | Change Station

Elev 4022 ft 32.33 °N, 106.76 °W | Updated 33 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
75.3 °F
Feels Like 76 °F
N
12.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 21.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 16%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:26 AM 7:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KLRU 251735Z AUTO 25024G38KT 10SM CLR 24/M06 A2973 RMK AO2 T02431057
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 26 °F
Humidity 16%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:26 AM 7:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KLRU 251735Z AUTO 25024G38KT 10SM CLR 24/M06 A2973 RMK AO2 T02431057

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Watches & Warnings

Blowing Dust Advisory, High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:10 AM MDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Blowing dust advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT
this evening...
... High Wind Warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM
MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a blowing dust advisory, which is in effect from noon
today to 6 PM MDT this evening.

* Timing... winds will increase late this morning with maximum
winds occurring between 1 PM and 7 PM.

* Winds... west winds will have sustained speeds near 40 mph with
gusts between 50 and 60 mph.

* Visibility... blowing dust will reduce the visibility to less
than a mile across many locations with the visibility under a
half mile over a few areas including along Interstate 10 between
El Paso and Las Cruces and also around Deming and Lordsburg.

* Impacts... blowing dust will reduce the visibility to less than a
mile over many locations causing dangerous driving conditions.
The winds may also cause property and even building damage and
blow down trees and power lines over a few areas. The
combination of strong winds... warm temperatures and low humidity
will cause critical fire weather conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will restrict
visibilities. Travelers are urged to use caution.






Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 6:56 AM MDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT
this evening for strong winds and low relative humidities for
fire weather zones 055, 056, 111, 112, and 113...

* winds... west-southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts over 50 mph.

* Humidity... 9 to 15 percent.

* Highest threat Tuesday... lowland locations south and east of a
line from Truth or Consequences to Deming to Animas.

* 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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