Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
157 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IN THE LAST DAY OR SO WILL COMBINE WITH
MINIMUM RH/S STAYING ABOVE 20 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
COMING WEEK TO KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ON THE LOW END.  ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY,
BRING AT LEAST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN, AND HELP KEEP HIGH
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES
WILL RISE ABOVE NORMAL THURSDAY, ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO
THE REGION FRIDAY, BUT IT WILL BE WINDY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-170800-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
1257 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/61000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/32500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...AROUND 50 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-170800-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1257 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84200 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-170800-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VAN HORN, ALPINE, FORT DAVIS, PRESIDIO,
MARFA, BIG BEND NP, AND MARATHON
157 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017 /1257 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/93200 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-55
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/76000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-170800-
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SEMINOLE, LAMESA, GAIL, SNYDER, ANDREWS,
STANTON, BIG SPRING, COLORADO CITY, PECOS, MENTONE, KERMIT, ODESSA,
MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY, MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG LAKE,
FORT STOCKTON, DRYDEN, AND SANDERSON
157 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95300 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

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