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/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
218 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
AND WEST TEXAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  A DRY AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN
SOME LOCATIONS, ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTHWEST TEXAS, HAVING MINIMUM
RH/S OF 10 TO 15 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON.  SINCE 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS
WILL STAY BELOW 20 MPH SUSTAINED, CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
NOT EXPECTED.  RECOVERY EACH MORNING THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL BE
FAIR WEST, AND GOOD TO EXCELLENT EAST.  A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE AREA MONDAY AND KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-281630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
118 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      UPPER 30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ABOVE 6000 FEET...66 TO 71 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ABOVE 6000 FEET...66 TO 71 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/32000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-281630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
118 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29 TO 34.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/20000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. MUCH COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-281630-
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...MARATHON
218 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-281630-
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...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
218 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. MUCH COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$





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