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/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
144 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW THIS WEEK. RECOVERY TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE VERY GOOD/EXCELLENT...WITH MIN RH/S TUESDAY
ABOVE 40 PERCENT...AND WEDNESDAY ABOVE 30 PERCENT. A COLD FRONT
TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN A NORTHEASTERLY WIND SHIFT...THOUGH 20FT
WINDS WILL REMAIN UNDER 15MPH FOR ALL BUT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF THE GUADALUPE MTNS. RAIN CHANCES RETURN TUESDAY ALONG WITH
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES...AND THOUGH A WARMING/DRYING TREND IS
EXPECTED MID/LATE WEEK...RH/S WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-171615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
1244 PM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-70 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/36000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...80-100
                      PERCENT BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5
                      TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/101000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...AROUND 50 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. WINDY.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S BELOW
6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 20 TO
25 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-171615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1244 PM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST 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.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30700 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-171615-
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
144 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017 /1244 PM MST MON JAN 16 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...54 TO 59
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-55
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/69200 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW
5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-171615-
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
144 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33800 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/74600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS
AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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