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
332 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

WARM WEATHER WITH NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE THIS WEEK. MIN RH VALUES EACH DAY ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM
AROUND 20 TO 35 PERCENT...WITH GOOD TO VERY GOOD NOCTURNAL RECOVERY.
THERE MAY BE SOME ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...THOUGH
PRECIPITATION CHANCES FOR THESE AREAS LOOKS TO INCREASE BY THE WEEKEND.
LIGHTNING AND ERRATIC GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE VICINITY OF ANY
STORMS THAT DEVELOP.

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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-TXZ258-020845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
232 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...85 TO 90
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-70 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...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.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST 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

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NMZ115-020845-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
232 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90 TO 95.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/71000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY 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.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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>081-020845-
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
332 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 101
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/15000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 90S 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.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 90S 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.

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>070-075-082-020845-
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
332 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/97000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....92 TO 97.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/82000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 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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