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
231 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS, ALONG
WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON RH/S ABOVE 25 PERCENT AND 20 FOOT WINDS
GENERALLY LESS THAN 20 MPH, WILL RESULT IN RELATIVELY LOW FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS. RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT EACH MORNING
THROUGH 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-TXZ258-071645-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
131 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                       60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PERCENT
                       BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 20
                       TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...74 TO 79
                       BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. BELOW
                       6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH
                       DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                       60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...81 TO 86
                       BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                       BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 80S
BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

NMZ115-071645-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
131 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                       AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                       OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78 TO 83.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
                       MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/68000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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>081-071645-
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
231 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). NUMEROUS
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                       THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                       SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS
                       10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
                       MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                       90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-50
                       PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/64000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                       MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                       PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...92 TO 97
                       ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40
                       PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/92000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 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.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.

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>070-075-082-071645-
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
231 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81 TO 86.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                       SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/86000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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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