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
308 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY
RESULTING IN BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS AND INCREASED MOISTURE MOST
LOCATIONS. THIS WILL INCREASE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL BE MAINLY GOOD AREAWIDE
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. OTHERWISE...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE
LOW THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-020815-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
308 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016 /208 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47 ABOVE 6000 FEET...49 TO 54 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......23 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72300 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...60 TO 65
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
                      25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/48900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-020815-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
208 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......25 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                      TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/82700 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-020815-
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
308 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016 /208 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...87 TO 92
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/120600 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-020815-
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...SANDERSON
308 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/88000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/64700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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