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
212 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA WILL YIELD SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES MONDAY...WITH A RETURN TO ABOVE NORMAL EXPECTED
TUESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. MIN RH VALUES MONDAY COULD DROP
TO 10-15 PERCENT ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND STOCKTON PLATEAU...
WITH CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS YIELDING WIDESPREAD MIN RH OF 12-15
PERCENT TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. HOWEVER...LIGHT 20 FT WINDS WILL
PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR TO
GOOD...WITH NO PRECIPITATION CURRENTLY FORECAST THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-081630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
112 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......46 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/25300 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27 TO 32.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/9600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-081630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
112 PM MST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......47 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-081630-
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
212 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....19 TO 24 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/43800 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....23 TO 28 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BELOW
                      5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING
                      TO THE NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/27400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-081630-
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
212 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/57600 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29 TO 34.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/47300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

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