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/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
339 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AFTERNOON CONDITIONS WILL BE BREEZY IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THROUGH
THURSDAY HOWEVER FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS REMAIN LOW AS MIN RH/S REMAIN
ABOVE 15 PERCENT AREAWIDE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN AND NEAR THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST PERMIAN BASIN. OTHERWISE MEAGER CHANCES OF
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THIS WEEK. OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES WILL
GENERALLY BE FAIR ACROSS THE WEST TO VERY GOOD TO THE EAST.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-010845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
239 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...79 TO 84
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-60 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 33 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...80 TO 85
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-010845-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
239 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83 TO 88.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-010845-
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...MARATHON
339 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/116000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
                      100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-010845-
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...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
339 AM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/143000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

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