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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1015 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND FRIDAY.

TXZ081-182100-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
1015 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 89 TO
95 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN
THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 70 TO 76. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 70 TO 76.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 90S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 66 TO 73.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 63 TO 70.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 63 TO 70.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS
TO AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      90   70   91         /   30  30  30
CASTOLON             94   73   95         /   30  30  30
CHISOS BASIN         78   64   80         /   30  30  30
PERSIMMON GAP        90   71   93         /   40  40  30
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   94   74   95         /   30  30  30


$$

NMZ028-182100-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
915 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS 69 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      74   67   81         /   70  70  60


$$

TXZ074-182100-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
1015 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN
THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      80   64   82         /   60  60  50


$$

TXZ258-182100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
915 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS 66 TO 76. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 59 TO 64. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 63.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 60.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 52 TO 59.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO AROUND 80 BELOW 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53 TO 59.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO AROUND 80 BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      76   64   79         /   70  70  60
DOG CANYON           70   61   72         /   70  70  60
MCKITTRICK CANYON    75   65   80         /   70  70  60


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