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
143 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A SURFACE TROUGH WILL DRAG ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY WITH THE WIND
BECOMING WESTERLY... WARMER... AND GUSTY DURING THE AFTERNOON.  THIS
WILL RESULT IN LOWER RH WITH MINIMUM RH BELOW 20 PERCENT ACROSS PARTS
OF THE TRANS PECOS SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
MONDAY BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND RESULTING IN HIGHER RH FOR THE
REGION.  OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IN RH WILL BE EXCELLENT.  NO PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED THIS WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-111630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1243 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...55-75 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 37 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/119500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 60S
BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-111630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1243 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/116300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-111630-
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
143 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016 /1243 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...100
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/126000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/146000 KNOT-FT.

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

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-111630-
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...SANDERSON
143 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/116800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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