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
507 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK
WITH GENERALLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. WINTRY PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. RECOVERY THE REST OF THE
WEEK WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-051115-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
407 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                      THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...46 TO 51
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-55 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13 ABOVE 6000 FEET...15 TO 20 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 21 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 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.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

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

$$

NMZ115-051115-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
407 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                      MORNING...THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
                      EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/65000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....18 TO 23.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH 5
                      TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 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. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST 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>081-051115-
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
507 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/143000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
                      OR LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW
                      OR RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING
                      RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....21 TO 26 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...33 TO 38
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 24 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* 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.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/36000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 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 MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-051115-
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
507 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT
                      SLEET LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 30 PCT.
* 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....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. LIGHT SLEET LIKELY OR CHANCE OF SNOW
                      IN THE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
                      THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW LIKELY AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....21 TO 26.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 22 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 27 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...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$







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