24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. This morning, seven states are under Heat Advisory from New Mexico to Tennessee and the combination of high temps and high humidity will make it feel like its 105 to 115 in some areas. US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Albuquerque, NM 2341 Clark Carr Loop SE Albuquerque, NM 87106-5633 Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. The heat index is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels, according to the air temperature and the amount of moisture in the air. This video is unavailable. Special Weather Statement in effect until 5:00 PM MDT. The previous record was a total of four days of 97 degree weather or more. This morning, seven states are under Heat Advisory from New Mexico to Tennessee and the combination of high temps and high humidity will make it feel like its 105 to 115 in some areas. —The Hill (@thehill) August 4, 2020 The Mineral Fire in Fresno County, California, has now burned 7,900 acres and is near 0% contained. Effective: 10/22/2020 11:00 AM Expires: 10/22/2020 7:00 PM Watch Queue Queue. Even New York City will feel like it’s in the mid 90s by Saturday. "It's a tornado watch, which is less severe than a tornado warning, but doesn't change the basic reality – be aware because, again, even though we don't think of New York City as a place where you have tornadoes, it can happen here." 2 talking about this. Officials said heat stress is a heat-related illness that can have symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, cramping and weakness. While there are no red flag warnings and no significant fire weather for the entire U.S. today, plenty of damage has still been done. Gusty afternoon thunderstorms in the West will bring erratic winds to the area but, at the moment, all Red Flag Warnings have been lifted. On the norther periphery of the heat dome, a cold front is expected to move through the Midwest bringing a threat for tornadoes and damaging winds for major cities like St. Louis. Weather, Forecasts, New Mexico Weather, Albuquerque Weather, Santa Fe Weather, Roswell, Rio Rancho ... Fire Weather Warning. “People who work outdoors are especially prone to heat-related illnesses, which can have serious health outcomes,” Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel said. This page documents notable tornadoes and tornado outbreaks worldwide in 2020.Strong and destructive tornadoes form most frequently in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Bangladesh, and Eastern India, but can occur almost anywhere under the right conditions.Tornadoes also develop occasionally in southern Canada during the Northern Hemisphere's summer and somewhat regularly … The Veyo West Fire is up to 1,100 acres and is 0% contained. The big story is that some of this heat will move into the Midwest and the Northeast by the end of the week and into the weekend. Our goal is to keep New Mexico informed about the the threat of Tornadoes and Severe weather. Some temperature records from yesterday include San Antonio, Texas, which reached a high of 105, Midland, Texas, with 111, Borger, Texas ended up hitting 112, and even in very humid Miami it peaked at 97 degress. The National Weather Service allowed that warning to expire after 7:35 p.m. Tornadoes and their warnings have been few and far between in Kansas for the majority of 2020, and in one corner of the state a record is poised to be "I misspoke earlier using the phrase tornado warning," he said. Heat expected to spread north as severe storms with tornado threats expected in Midwest, FiveThirtyEight interviews voter Jon Anderson | FiveThirtyEight, Following confirmation to Supreme Court, Barrett takes 1st oath at White House, FiveThirtyEight interviews voter Roberto Sanchez | FiveThirtyEight, Reporter's Notebook: Sen. Murkowski on the 'incontrovertible' facts of Barrett vote. “The best ways to prevent heat-related illness are to stay hydrated, stay in the shade where possible and take rest breaks if you are working outdoors.”. Temperatures above 90 are anticipated to last through the weekend. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been tracking tornadoes for decades. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Albuquerque, NM. With temperatures in the 90s and rising humidity, it will feel like its near 100 degrees in Chicago, Detroit and Washington, D.C. The National Weather Service in Albuquerque is reporting that Friday will be another hot day with a few communities in central and eastern New Mexico likely to hit triple digits. Watch Queue Queue October 19, 2020, 10:43 AM October 18, 2020, 3:46 AM A tornado watch was in effect for six southeast New Mexico counties Friday afternoon, as the National Weather Service (NWS) warned of potential extreme weather throughout the region. Included in the tornado watch issued from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday were Eddy, Lea, Chaves, Lincoln, Otero and De Baca counties, per a report from the NWS. New Mexico officials issue warning ahead of near record heat June 5, 2020 GMT ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are warning residents and visitors of the potential for heat-related illnesses as forecasters predict more near record temperatures. Data analysis from the state’s public health tracking program has found that even though temperatures in the upper 80s may not seem high, it’s the level historically at which half of the cases of people requiring treatment for heat-related illness in New Mexico have sought medical help. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are warning residents and visitors of the potential for heat-related illnesses as forecasters predict more near record temperatures. Just before 7 p.m., a tornado warning was issued for Coos County. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? The Elephant Butte Fire in Colorado is now more than 1,000 acres and is 25% contained with evacuations lifted. Please click on 'About' to read our FAQ! The 97 degree temperature in Miami was the fifth time Miami reached that temperature this year which has never happened in a single year before. In the West, more than 50 wildfires burning from California to Nebraska. Tornado Archive A history of twisters: Tornadoes in New Mexico 2020. Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX 245 PM CDT Sat Oct 17 2020 NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082- 270>282-181945- Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains- Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines- Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler- Ector … Visit KOAT Action 7 News today. A cold front is expected to move through the Midwest bringing a threat for tornadoes and damaging winds for major cities like St. Louis. More record heat will continue in the South and some of that heat will begin to spread north and east into the Midwest and the Northeast by the end of the week. View alerts and advisories in Albuquerque and New Mexico on the KOAT Action 7 News alerts page. This interactive map, which contains data from January 1950 to April 30, 2020, pinpoints where a cyclone touched down and traces its path of destruction.