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/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
423 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
CRITICAL 20 FOOT WINDS EXPECTED AREAWIDE TODAY BUT FORTUNATELY MIN
RH/S WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 30 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE. SUNDAY...WILL
SEE A BIT OF DRYING AS MIN RH/S DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE BIG BEND BUT WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH BY THEN. RH
RECOVERY OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT WILL GENERALLY BE FAIR TO GOOD.
THE BEST CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THE NEXT 7 DAYS WILL
BE TODAY BUT ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-221030-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
323 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 54 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 70 TO 80 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/87500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 25 TO
35 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 40 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S
BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-221030-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
323 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 50 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 60 TO 70 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                      TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-221030-
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
423 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017 /323 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 30 TO 40 MPH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 64 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 80 TO 90 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35
                      MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO
                      25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-221030-
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
423 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 59 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 65 TO 75 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$



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