We will finally see significant precipitation the middle of the week. However, Monday and Tuesday will be dry and windy with high fire danger. Dry and breezy conditions return Thursday and Friday with breezy conditions.

High pressure over the area combined with low pressure over southeast Colorado will bring dry and windy conditions Monday and Tuesday along with high fire danger. Low pressure will move slowly across New Mexico along Interstate 40 on Wednesday bringing cool temperatures along with showers and possibly a few thunderstorms. As the low pressure system moves into West Texas Wednesday night showers will end; possibly with a little snow mixed in mainly in the Estancia Valley. However, no snow accumulation is expected. High pressure will bring dry and breezy conditions Thursday and Friday along with a warming trend.

For the Estancia Valley and the Moriarty area expect dry and windy conditions today and Tuesday. High temperatures today will be in the lower to middle 70s and on Tuesday in the lower to middle 60s. Low temperatures tonight will be in the lower to middle 40s. Showers and a few thunderstorms can be expected Wednesday with high temperatures in the middle to upper 50s. Showers will end Wednesday night, possibly mixing with a little snow after midnight in the Estancia Valley. However, no snow accumulation is expected. Low temperatures will be in the lower to middle 30s. Thursday and Friday will be dry and breezy. High temperatures Thursday will be in the middle to upper 60s and on Friday in the lower to middle 70s. Low temperatures Thursday night will be in the 30s.

For the Cedar Crest, Tijeras and Sedillo area expect dry and windy conditions today and Tuesday. High temperatures today will be in the lower to middle 70s and on Tuesday in the lower to middle 60s. Low temperatures tonight will be in the lower to middle 40s. Showers and a few thunderstorms can be expected Wednesday with high temperatures in the lower to middle 50s. Showers will end Wednesday night. Low temperatures will be in the middle to upper 30s. Thursday and Friday will be dry and breezy. High temperatures Thursday will be in the lower to middle 60s and on Friday in the lower 70s. Low temperatures Thursday night will be around 40.

For the latest information please see NWS Albuquerque at weather.gov/abq.