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
347 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather concerns will remain low the next several days with near
normal temperatures, min RHs near or above 30 percent and 20 foot
winds 10 to 15 mph. Abundant low-level moisture will maintain a
chance of thunderstorms each day, mainly across the western areas of
southeast New Mexico and west Texas. Otherwise, overnight RH
recovery will be very good.

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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-TXZ258-200900-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
247 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent above 6000 feet...35-45 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......9 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...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/84600 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north
                      5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...80 to 85
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent above 6000 feet...40-50 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/72600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph above 6000 feet...
south 5 to 10 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-200900-
Southeast Plains-
247 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....89 to 94.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/110000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....87 to 92.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/103200 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-200900-
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
347 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 /247 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s across the
                      mountains...around 101 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/114000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s across the mountains...around
                      101 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* 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 around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/124300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 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.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-200900-
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
347 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 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...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/144200 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 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...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 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...Southeast around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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