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
202 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE TUESDAY, AND THROUGH
MUCH OF THE REST OF THE WEEK, WITH AFTERNOON RH/S STAYING ABOVE 15
PERCENT AREAWIDE EACH AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE
AND ALTHOUGH MOST STORMS WILL OFFER WETTING RAINFALL, FIRES COULD
STILL START FROM LIGHTNING STRIKES IN DRY FUELS.  20 FOOT WINDS
WILL MAINLY BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST, BUT GENERALLY LESS THAN 20
MPH SUSTAINED DURING THE AFTERNOON. RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD EACH
MORNING, WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-261630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
102 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66 ABOVE 6000 FEET...64 TO 69 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...87 TO 92
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80100 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...86 TO 91
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/83900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-261630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
102 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/83800 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 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...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/101100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST 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 MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-261630-
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
202 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016 /102 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-261630-
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...SANDERSON
202 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/135400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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