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
406 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS
AS MIN RH/S STAY ABOVE CRITICAL THRESHOLDS AND/OR WINDS REMAIN
RELATIVELY LIGHT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
AND ALONG AND WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN REGIONS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC
WINDS POSSIBLE. OTHERWISE...OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL BE
GOOD AREA WIDE.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-230915-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
306 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/100000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...67 TO 72
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 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...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE MID 90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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

$$

NMZ115-230915-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
306 AM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95 TO 100.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/121000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95 TO 100.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 100. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 100. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>081-230915-
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
406 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 104
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 106
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 106 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
106 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 106 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-230915-
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
406 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97 TO 102.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 102. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 102. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 102. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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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