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
301 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns will remain low the next several days. A few
thunderstorms are possible into this evening across far eastern
portions of the area, but otherwise the forecast remains dry. A cold
front tonight will result in a northerly wind shift and below normal
temperatures, and while RHs Sunday/Monday may drop to around 15% in
some locations, light post-frontal winds will preclude fire weather
concerns. A series of cold fronts will result in erratic temperatures
through next week, though RHs will remain above critical levels
through Wednesday.

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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-TXZ258-221630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
201 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 40 above 6000 feet...41 to 46 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, northwest winds 15 to 20 mph
                      shifting to the north after midnight. Below
                      6000 feet, west winds 15 to 20 mph shifting
                      to the north 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                      south in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/36000 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      70s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/48200 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Sunny, breezy, cooler. Highs around 60 above 6000 feet...
in the lower 60s below 6000 feet. East winds 15 to 20 mph above
6000 feet...east 20 to 25 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph above
6000 feet...southwest 5 to 10 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the
upper 70s below 6000 feet. West winds 20 to 25 mph above 6000 feet...
west 15 to 20 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity at or
below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-221630-
Southeast Plains-
201 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....40 to 45.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
                      in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/46500 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/68900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-221630-
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
301 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017 /201 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...60-80
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......26 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....68 to 73 across the mountains...in the lower
                      80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent across the mountains...15-20
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east
                      5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/56200 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s across the mountains...in
                      the lower 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s across the mountains...in
                      the upper 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/60800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the mid 60s across the
mountains...around 80 along the Rio Grande. East winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s across the mountains...in
the lower 80s along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in
the lower 90s along the Rio Grande. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-221630-
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
301 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Isolated
                      thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....48 to 53.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 25 to 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east
                      in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/54000 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/56400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$



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