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
218 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS TONIGHT AND YET ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT
TOMORROW WILL KEEP THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT VERY LOW FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL NOT RISE BACK TO NEAR NORMAL
UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK WHEN MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FINALLY
DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL BE EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-041630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
118 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...44 TO 49
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 14 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 15 ABOVE 6000 FEET...16 TO 21 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 20 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 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

$$

NMZ115-041630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
118 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                      DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW OR LIGHT SLEET IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....18 TO 23.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/27000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 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>081-041630-
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
218 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/128000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
                      IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW OR
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR LIGHT SLEET AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST 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>070-075-082-041630-
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
218 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF SNOW OR LIGHT SLEET IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
                      CHANCE OF SNOW OR LIGHT SLEET THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....22 TO 27.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 22 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/51000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTH 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$







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