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
155 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES LOOK TO STICK AROUND THROUGH THE WEEKEND
BEFORE A WARMING TREND GETS UNDERWAY NEXT WEEK. INCREASING CLOUD
COVER AND INCREASING RH WILL KEEP MIN RH VALUES WELL ABOVE CRITICAL
LEVELS THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...WITH SHOWERS POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE MAINLY
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. NOCTURNAL RECOVERY WILL ALSO RANGE FROM
GOOD TO EXCELLENT THE NEXT FEW DAYS...THUS THERE ARE CURRENTLY
NO MAJOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-071630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1255 PM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...75-95 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...75-95 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BELOW
                      6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING
                      TO THE NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/113000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-071630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
1255 PM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/21000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/32000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-071630-
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
155 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...62 TO 67
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...62 TO 67
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/188000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST 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>070-075-082-071630-
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
155 PM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27 TO 32.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. 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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