Expect winds to pick up again today. The NWS forecast is for west southwest winds 18 to 21 mph increasing to between 29 and 32 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Below are the expected winds at 6pm from the RUC model.
Looks like another pulse of Asian dust coming in from the west. Below is last night's forecast.
A few more fires are in the picture today. One just south of Palomas with a visible smoke plume.