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
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS REMAIN LOW OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WHILE
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE...MIN RH VALUES WILL REMAIN
ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS...ROUGHLY 20 TO 35 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON...
WITH GOOD TO VERY GOOD NOCTURNAL RECOVERY. LIGHT 20 FT WINDS ALSO
PRECLUDE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...WITH STORMS CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING GUSTY WIND AND LIGHTNING.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-050900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
253 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...87 TO 92
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...84 TO 89
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/34000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-050900-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
253 AM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/109000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....89 TO 94.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/62000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. 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>081-050900-
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
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/31000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 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 WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/21000 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 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
102 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
101 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH 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>070-075-082-050900-
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
353 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/119000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

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