Portales, NM (88130)

12:10 PM MST on January 19, 2018 (GMT -0700)
ENMU | | Change Station

Elev 4026 ft 34.18 °N, 103.35 °W | Updated 9 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
62.0 °F
Feels Like 62.0 °F
N
11.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 23.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 5:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KCVS 191858Z AUTO 25020G23KT 10SM CLR 16/M10 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 25028/44 SLP112 T01581100 $
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 5:10 PM
Waxing Crescent, 7% visible
METAR KCVS 191858Z AUTO 25020G23KT 10SM CLR 16/M10 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 25028/44 SLP112 T01581100 $

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Special Statement
Issued: 4:18 AM MST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter weather arriving this weekend across New Mexico...

A storm system gathering strength over the eastern Pacific Ocean
will bring the next blast of winter weather to New Mexico this
weekend. It will arrive rather abruptly as near record warmth is
expected today.

Rain and mountain snow is expected to develop over western New
Mexico late Saturday afternoon as a potent cold front approaches
from the west. This cold front will race eastward across the
Continental Divide and into the Rio Grande Valley late Saturday
evening. Dramatically colder air behind this front will quickly
change rain over to snow in all areas, including the Rio Grande
Valley. This system has the potential to produce several inches of
snow in the high terrain of northern New Mexico, along with strong
winds and blowing snow. Sharply colder air Saturday evening may
produce a flash freeze on Road surfaces, particularly along the
Interstate 40 corridor of western New Mexico. This storm will
linger over northeastern New Mexico Sunday where a couple inches
of snow is possible near the New Mexico Colorado border.

Widespread windy conditions, cold temperatures, and bitter wind
chills will persist Sunday and Monday as the storm exits into the
Great Plains. Those planning travel through New Mexico should stay
alert to the latest forecasts and roadway conditions. Monitor
NOAA Weather Radio, weather.Gov/abq or your local media for the
latest on this developing weather scenario. For the latest Road
conditions, visit nmroads.Com, dial 511, or 1.800.432.4269.


418 am MST Fri Jan 19 2018

... Winter weather arriving this weekend across New Mexico...

A storm system gathering strength over the eastern Pacific Ocean
will bring the next blast of winter weather to New Mexico this
weekend. It will arrive rather abruptly as near record warmth is
expected today.

Rain and mountain snow is expected to develop over western New
Mexico late Saturday afternoon as a potent cold front approaches
from the west. This cold front will race eastward across the
Continental Divide and into the Rio Grande Valley late Saturday
evening. Dramatically colder air behind this front will quickly
change rain over to snow in all areas, including the Rio Grande
Valley. This system has the potential to produce several inches of
snow in the high terrain of northern New Mexico, along with strong
winds and blowing snow. Sharply colder air Saturday evening may
produce a flash freeze on Road surfaces, particularly along the
Interstate 40 corridor of western New Mexico. This storm will
linger over northeastern New Mexico Sunday where a couple inches
of snow is possible near the New Mexico Colorado border.

Widespread windy conditions, cold temperatures, and bitter wind
chills will persist Sunday and Monday as the storm exits into the
Great Plains. Those planning travel through New Mexico should stay
alert to the latest forecasts and roadway conditions. Monitor
NOAA Weather Radio, weather.Gov/abq or your local media for the
latest on this developing weather scenario. For the latest Road
conditions, visit nmroads.Com, dial 511, or 1.800.432.4269.



Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:16 AM MST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST
this evening...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect Saturday afternoon...

* area and timing... east Central Plains. Critical conditions will
develop around midday then diminish around sunset today.
Critical conditions Saturday are possible throughout the
afternoon.

* 20 foot winds... southwest to west 15 to 25 mph with gusts around
35 mph today. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph
Saturday.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent today, and around 15
percent Saturday.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this red flag warning today.