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Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Los Alamos, Los Alamos Airport (KLAM)

Lat: 35.88°NLon: 106.27°WElev: 7172ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.31 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 1:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SW Los Alamos Airport NM

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Labor Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SW Los Alamos Airport NM
 35.83°N 106.35°W (Elev. 7415 ft)
4:13 pm MDT Sep 1, 2015
2am MDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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