Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
501 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND THURSDAY.

TXZ081-172100-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
501 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 87 TO 92 ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 68 TO 75. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 70 TO 77.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 72 TO 79.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND
100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 67 TO 74.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 62 TO 69.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      88   69   85         /   10  10  20
CASTOLON             92   76   92         /   10  10  20
CHISOS BASIN         79   59   77         /   10  10  20
PERSIMMON GAP        85   71   82         /   10  10  20
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   90   78   89         /   10  10  20


$$

NMZ028-172100-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
401 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS 74 TO 82. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      81   66   77         /   60  60  60


$$

TXZ074-172100-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
501 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE IN
THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      80   62   76         /   30  30  50


$$

TXZ258-172100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
401 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WARMER. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS 66 TO 80. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 54 TO 64. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER
70S BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER
70S BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 66.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 57 TO 64.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
AROUND 80 BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY. LOWS 57 TO 64.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE
MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53 TO 60.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      77   65   75         /   60  60  60
DOG CANYON           77   52   76         /   70  70  60
MCKITTRICK CANYON    79   65   77         /   60  60  60


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