From Storm Search 7 Chief Meteorologist Steve Kersh -
TONIGHT - ***SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNTIL 9PM MDT***
Increasing Clouds with Widely Scattered Showers & T-Storms
Wind: S 10-20 mph
THURSDAY - Mostly Sunny / Partly Cloudy & Hot w/ Isolated PM T-Storms
Wind: S 10-20 mph AM / SE 15-25 mph and gusty PM
THURSDAY NIGHT - Isolated Evening T-Storms, then Partly Cloudy & Warm
Wind: SE 15-25 mph and gusty PM / SW 10-20 mph AM
FRIDAY - Mostly Sunny AM / Partly Cloudy PM & HOT!
Wind: SW 10-20 mph
EXTENDED FORECAST - It will be even hotter on Saturday as high temperatures soar into the upper 90s to around 100 degrees with no rain in the forecast. We could see a few isolated afternoon and evening showers and t-storms starting Sunday and staying through Memorial Day and Tuesday. High temperatures will be the hottest Sunday in the upper 90s, then they will drop into the lower and mid 90s on Memorial Day and Tuesday. So, you might want to take that umbrella along with you if you plan on doing anything outdoors on Memorial Day! Then, upper-level high pressure moves in on Tuesday and our high temperatures will soar to around 100 degrees on Wednesday of next week!
Today's Record Temperatures