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
330 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...

AFTER RAIN AND SNOW THIS MORNING ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
AREA...A DRYING TREND WILL BEGIN. RH/S THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND
25 PERCENT AND GREATER...THUS DESPITE 20FT WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH
OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN FROM THE GUADALUPE MTNS SOUTHWARD TO THE
DAVIS MTNS...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED. RH/S
REMAIN ABOVE 25 PERCENT THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS WITH GOOD TO EXCELLENT
RECOVERY...AND TEMPERATURES NEAR/BELOW NORMAL. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WEDNESDAY WILL BRING MUCH COLDER WEATHER FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-060930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
230 AM MST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/110000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/136900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 40S 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.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 30S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-060930-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
230 AM MST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/128600 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-060930-
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
330 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016 /230 AM MST MON DEC 5 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/98500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/82000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 60S 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.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
50 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-060930-
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
330 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/97100 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

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