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
316 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Near to above normal temperatures will continue along with mostly dry
conditions through the weekend. Rh`s will stay generally above 15
percent each afternoon with winds mostly below 15 mph.

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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-TXZ258-181630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
216 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....50 to 55.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent above 6000 feet...40-60 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...77 to 82
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southwest winds 10 to 15
                      mph. Below 6000 feet, southwest winds 10 to
                      15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/66400 knot-ft.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....52 to 57.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...76 to 81
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/111600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the
upper 70s below 6000 feet. West winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000 feet...
west 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...around
70 below 6000 feet. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-181630-
Southeast Plains-
216 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/94700 knot-ft.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....Around 80.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/104500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-181630-
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
316 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /216 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 80 across the mountains...87 to 92
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent across the mountains...15-20
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/90000 knot-ft.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........40-60 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s across the mountains...86 to
                      91 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......12200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/116000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the
mountains...in the upper 80s along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80 across the mountains...in the
lower 90s 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.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s across the mountains...in
the lower 80s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-181630-
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
316 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/82000 knot-ft.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....79 to 84.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/85600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Not as warm. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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