Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
302 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures will be slightly above or near normal for the next few
days. Temperatures will warm up even more on Friday and then cool
down to around normal on Saturday. Widespread minimum relative
humidities of 15 percent or less will be across the area Tuesday and
Wednesday, but 20 foot wind speeds are expected to be below 20 mph.
Overnight recovery tonight will generally be fair to good.

&&

For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

NMZ114-TXZ258-231630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
202 PM MST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....24 to 29.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 40s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 50s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent above 6000 feet...10-15 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/30000 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....23 to 28.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....Above 6000 feet, in the lower 50s.
* Max temperature.....Below 6000 feet, in the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      east 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/41800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s above 6000 feet...in the
mid 50s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 60s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 50 above 6000 feet...in the lower
50s below 6000 feet. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-231630-
Southeast Plains-
202 PM MST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....20 to 25.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/64400 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent) then becoming
                      clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....19 to 24.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/68400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-231630-
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, and Marathon
302 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018 /202 PM MST Mon Jan 22 2018/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....24 to 29 across the mountains...in the lower
                      30s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent across the mountains...35-55
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent across the mountains...10 percent
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/56400 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 20s across the mountains...31 to
                      36 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........40-60 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/70600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s across the mountains...in
the mid 60s along the Rio Grande. South winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...south 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
lower 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 at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s across the mountains...in
the lower 70s 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>070-075-082-231630-
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, and Sanderson
302 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 20s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........40-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/85500 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                      clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....25 to 30.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/87200 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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