Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
227 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Near normal temperatures are expected into next week, along with a
chance of thunderstorms, especially over the higher terrain.  Relative
humidity will bottom out mainly in the 25-45% range the next several
days. RH recovery will be moderate to excellent.

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For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

NMZ114-TXZ258-221645-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
127 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the
                      night.
* Min temperature.....around 60.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3 until 0100, then 2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent above 6000 feet...35-45 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......9800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/57200 knot-ft.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent above 6000 feet...35-45 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 10 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/100000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 above 6000 feet...in the mid 80s
below 6000 feet. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
80s below 6000 feet. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-221645-
Southeast Plains-
127 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....68 to 73.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/106400 knot-ft.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....68 to 73.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....90 to 95.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/122000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-221645-
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
227 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /127 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then a slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3 until 0100, then 2.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Scattered
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s across the mountains...in
                      the upper 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......12600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/67700 knot-ft.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82 to 87 across the mountains...around 102
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph above 5000 feet...east
                      10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 10 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/109700 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...around
100 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s across the mountains...around
100 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s across the mountains...around
101 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph above
5000 feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-221645-
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
227 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/147000 knot-ft.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 70s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

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