Weather Warnings for New Mexico

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for New Mexico Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: June 22, 2018, 4:04 pm  UTC


Special Weather Statement issued June 22 at 4:04PM MDT by NWS

Summary: ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN UNION AND NORTHEASTERN COLFAX COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM MDT... At 404 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Branson, or 17 miles north of Des Moines, moving southeast at 25 mph. Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with this storm.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 3:35 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 4:45 pm
Area:  Raton Ridge, Johnson Mesa; Union County


Special Weather Statement issued June 22 at 3:40PM MDT by NWS

Summary: At 3:30 PM MDT areas of blowing dust were observed near the Lordsburg Playas. Wind speeds up to 20 mph were generating dust along the I-10 corridor west of Lordsburg. Vehicles should exercise caution while transiting through the area. Similar conditions could persist for the next few hours.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 5:45 pm
Area:  Southwest Desert, Lower Gila River Valley


Heat Advisory issued June 22 at 3:35PM MDT until June 24 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS

Summary: ...Very hot temperatures expected through Saturday Night for the El Paso and Las Cruces metro areas and Rio Grande Valley... .Strong high pressure aloft will allow temperatures to rise to unhealthy levels across southern New Mexico and far west Texas. The hottest temperatures will occur in the El Paso and Las Cruces Metro areas and the adjacent Rio Grande Valley where afternoon
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 3:35 pm      Expires:  June 24, 2018, 6:00 am
Area:  Southern Dona Ana County, Mesilla Valley


Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 22 at 2:27PM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS

Summary: SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 199 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS NM . NEW MEXICO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE UNION
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 2:30 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 9:00 pm
Area:  Union


Heat Advisory issued June 22 at 2:26PM MDT until June 22 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS

Summary: ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE PECOS RIVER... .A strengthening upper ridge and drier airmass will result in strong heating across the area today and into the weekend. Very hot temperatures will result in hazardous conditions, especially for those who have to be outdoors. Take precautions to protect
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 2:26 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 7:00 pm
Area:  Eddy County Plains; Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County; Southern Lea County


Heat Advisory issued June 22 at 11:19AM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS

Summary: ...NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY FOR THE CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS INCLUDING ROSWELL... .Dry weather with near record high temperatures combined with gusty southwest winds will lead to hazardous heat conditions this afternoon until around sunset this evening. Highs will fall a degree or two but still hover above 100 Saturday and Sunday.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 9:00 pm
Area:  Chaves County Plains


Red Flag Warning issued June 22 at 2:52AM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS

Summary: ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT BETWEEN NOON AND 9 PM TODAY FOR THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS DUE TO STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY VALUES AND AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE... .Hot, very dry and unstable conditions will prevail today across portions of northern New Mexico. Single digit humidity values are
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  June 22, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  June 22, 2018, 9:00 pm
Area:  North Central Mountains; Northeast Highlands; Northwest Plateau