Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
246 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TONIGHT...THURSDAY...THURSDAY NIGHT...AND FRIDAY.

TXZ081-180900-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
246 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 68 TO 76. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 70 TO 76. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 70 TO 76.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 65 TO 72.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 62 TO 69.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 62 TO 69.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      70   90   70   91    /   10  30  30  20
CASTOLON             75   94   73   95    /   10  30  30  20
CHISOS BASIN         62   78   64   80    /   10  30  30  20
PERSIMMON GAP        71   90   71   93    /   20  40  40  20
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   76   94   74   95    /   10  30  30  20


$$

NMZ028-180900-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
146 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 62 TO 67. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      67   74   67   81    /   60  60  60  50


$$

TXZ074-180900-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
246 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      63   80   64   82    /   50  60  60  40


$$

TXZ258-180900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
146 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 56 TO 65. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID
70S BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 59 TO 64. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 60 TO 66. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 63.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53 TO 59.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51 TO 58.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 52 TO 58.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      64   75   64   79    /   60  60  60  50
DOG CANYON           56   70   61   72    /   70  60  60  50
MCKITTRICK CANYON    64   75   65   80    /   60  60  60  50


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