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
422 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

After today, temperatures will be on a decreasing trend through the
weekend with above normal temperatures expected through Saturday.
Temperatures today will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal. Elevated
fire weather conditions will be present this afternoon across the
Guadalupe Mountains and southeast New Mexico plains with 15 to 20
percent relative humidity and winds of around 20 mph across the
Guadalupe Mountains. RH values improve after today with increasing
rain/storm chances.

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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-TXZ258-210930-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
322 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...86 to 91
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....57 to 62 above 6000 feet...59 to 64 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent above 6000 feet...40-60 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s above 6000 feet...87 to 92
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......13100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...around
80 below 6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
70s below 6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-210930-
Southeast Plains-
322 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......12500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....61 to 66.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......13900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-210930-
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
422 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017 /322 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....86 to 91 across the mountains...around 102
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....60 to 65 across the mountains...in the mid
                      70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 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...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s across the
                      mountains...around 102 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
mid 90s along the Rio Grande. South winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
lower 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-210930-
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
422 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 90s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......14500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 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 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......13900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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