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
334 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 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. Otherwise, overnight RH recovery
will be 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-TXZ258-190845-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
234 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the
                      upper 80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent above 6000 feet...25-35 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, south winds around 5 mph
                      shifting to the southeast 10 to 15 mph in the
                      afternoon. Below 6000 feet, south winds 5 to
                      10 mph shifting to the southeast in the
                      afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/108000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/78000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy 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.
.MONDAY...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 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 above 6000 feet...in the mid 80s
below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-190845-
Southeast Plains-
234 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/108000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of 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.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

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TXZ057-074-079>081-190845-
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
334 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /234 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82 to 87 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......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/108000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63 to 68 across the mountains...in the upper
                      70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82 to 87 across the mountains...around 101
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/121000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s across the mountains...around
101 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...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.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s across the mountains...around
100 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-190845-
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
334 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 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 around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/117600 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 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.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.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 mid 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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