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
243 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather conditions will improve today as a strong cold front
moves through, decreasing temperatures and increasing RHs across the
region. Strong north winds around 20 to 30 mph sustained can be
expected mid morning to mid afternoon. Fire weather concerns will
remain low through Monday then a bit of drying occurs Tuesday along
with 20 foot near 15 mph.


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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
143 AM MST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 50s above 6000 feet...53 to 58
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent above 6000 feet...20-30 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, north winds 20 to 25 mph
                      shifting to the northeast 15 to 20 mph in the
                      afternoon. Below 6000 feet, north winds 15 to
                      20 mph shifting to the northeast in the
                      afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 55 mph.
* Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/107500 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....28 to 33.
*    24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........40-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....53 to 58.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/38500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Sunny, warmer. Highs in the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in
the upper 60s below 6000 feet. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 60s below 6000 feet. North winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s above 6000 feet...around
60 below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph above 6000 feet...
south 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-190845-
Southeast Plains-
143 AM MST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....56 to 61.
*    24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 20 to 25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 65 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 30.
*    24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 50s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/68400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Sunny, warmer. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. 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
243 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017 /143 AM MST Sat Nov 18 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....59 to 64 across the mountains...around 80
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 5000 feet, north winds 20 to 25 mph.
                      Below 5000 feet, northwest winds 15 to 20 mph
                      shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 45 mph.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/138600 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 40s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent across the mountains...40-60
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....53 to 58 across the mountains...in the mid
                      60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/44000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Sunny, warmer. Highs in the upper 60s across the
mountains...in the upper 70s along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s across the mountains...around
80 along the Rio Grande. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph above
5000 feet...northwest 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s across the mountains...in
the upper 60s along the Rio Grande. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

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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
243 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....64 to 69.
*    24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 20 to 25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 55 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 28 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s.
*    24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/63000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...Sunny, warmer. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

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