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
344 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Still in a wet pattern with approaching upper trough with a high chance
of showers and thunderstorms each day.  A cold front will move through
the area Tuesday with wind coming around to the north.  Minimum afternoon
RH today will be 35 percent or higher increasing on Tuesday.  Excellent
RH recovery overnight approaching saturation.

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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-TXZ258-260845-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
244 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      70s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, south winds 15 to 20 mph.
                      Below 6000 feet, south winds 5 to 10 mph
                      increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s above 6000 feet...53 to 58
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3 until 0100, then 4.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 60s above 6000 feet...63 to 68
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........55-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph above 6000
                      feet...northeast 15 to 20 mph below 6000
                      feet.
* LAL.................4 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/81900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the
upper 50s above 6000 feet...in the lower 60s below 6000 feet.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph above 6000 feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph
below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s above 6000 feet...in the mid
60s below 6000 feet. East winds 10 to 15 mph above 6000 feet...
northeast 15 to 20 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s above 6000 feet...in the mid
60s below 6000 feet. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-260845-
Southeast Plains-
244 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly Sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....Around 80.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......12100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/149900 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....56 to 61.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....65 to 70.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........65-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/96900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-260845-
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
344 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017 /244 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms likely.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........50-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 17 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/79300 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 50s across the mountains...in
                      the lower 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent across the mountains...75-95
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast after midnight.
* LAL.................4 until 0100, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....67 to 72 across the mountains...in the mid
                      80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........60-70 percent across the mountains...50-60
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/126900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s across the mountains...in the
mid 80s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph above
5000 feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s across the mountains...in the
lower 80s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s across the mountains...around
80 along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-260845-
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
344 AM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....78 to 83.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........60-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance of precip....90 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 32 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/114500 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms likely.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms likely.
* Max temperature.....71 to 76.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........70-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/109000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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