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
220 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN MINIMAL THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS OVERNIGHT...RESULTING IN A WIND SHIFT WITH
BREEZY NORTH WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON THURSDAY. ABUNDANT
AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA THROUGH
SATURDAY AHEAD OF AN ADVANCING SOUTHWEST U.S. STORM SYSTEM. THIS
WILL LEAD TO INCREASED RAIN CHANCES...ESPECIALLY FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD RAIN LOCALIZED
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS. RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE VERY
GOOD WITH EXCELLENT RH RECOVERY EXPECTED TOMORROW NIGHT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-291630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
120 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...48 TO 53
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 23 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 20S.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....BELOW 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 14 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...75-85 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S BELOW
6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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

$$

NMZ115-291630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
120 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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>081-291630-
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
220 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 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........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...54 TO
                      59 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/24000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 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>070-075-082-291630-
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
220 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/36000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 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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