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
334 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather concerns will remain low the next several days. Min RHs
will stay above 25% with very good/excellent nocturnal recovery, and
20ft winds will remain around 10 to 15 mph. The best chance for storms
exists across the west through tonight, with locally heavy rainfall
possible. Rain chances increase areawide by Tuesday into Wednesday
with the arrival of a cold front. Temperatures expected to remain
near/below normal the next several days.

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-220845-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
234 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/98400 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....61 to 66.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
                      shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph after
                      midnight. Below 6000 feet, southeast winds 5
                      to 10 mph shifting to the west after
                      midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....Around 80 above 6000 feet...in the lower 80s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent above 6000 feet...35-45 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 8 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/62400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...around
80 below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-220845-
Southeast Plains-
234 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/136000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....86 to 91.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/94500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-220845-
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
334 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017 /234 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s across the mountains...around
                      100 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/110000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82 to 87 across the mountains...around 100
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...25
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/107000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 across the mountains...in the mid 90s
along the Rio Grande. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
mid 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-220845-
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
334 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/118300 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east
                      in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/97000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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