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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
245 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns will be low this week. Afternoon RHs will
be around 25% and greater, with very good to excellent nocturnal
recovery the next several days, along with 20ft winds 15 mph or
less. Scattered thunderstorms with the potential for heavy rain
are expected this evening into tonight, with storm chances the
next several days shifting west to the higher terrain and adjacent
plains. Temperatures will remain near to slightly below normal
Sunday onward.

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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-TXZ258-201615-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
145 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 above 6000 feet...in the lower 60s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
                      shifting to the northwest after midnight.
                      Below 6000 feet, southeast winds 10 to 15 mph
                      shifting to the northwest 5 to 10 mph after
                      midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...78 to 83
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........50-60 percent above 6000 feet...45-55 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......15 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....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/110700 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
                      then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
                      after midnight.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 above 6000 feet...in the lower 60s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 20 to 30 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a
                      chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...78 to 83
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........50-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/130000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.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. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...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. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph above 6000 feet...
northeast 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-201615-
Southeast Plains-
145 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
* Max temperature.....85 to 90.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the
                      night.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 20 to 30 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....84 to 89.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/118800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-201615-
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
245 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017 /145 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms through the night.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 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......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....81 to 86 across the mountains...around 101
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......12100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/134600 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s across the
                      mountains...around 100 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/101900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 40 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.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
mid 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.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-201615-
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
245 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1 until 0100, then 2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 15 to 20 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......10200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

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

$$


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