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
301 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT AND
COMBINED WITH LIGHT WINDS WILL LIMIT THE FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
HOWEVER RECENT HOT TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE CAUSING THE
ERC TO CLIMB ABOVE NORMAL AND WITH THE THREAT OF DAILY MOUNTAIN
THUNDERSTORMS WE COULD SEE FIRE STARTS WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR
SPREAD DUE TO ERRATIC WINDS IN AND NEAR SHOWERS. OVERNIGHT
RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-280815-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
201 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...85 TO 90
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104400 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...64 TO 69
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/131600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-280815-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
201 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/100600 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/106600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-280815-
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
301 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016 /201 AM MDT WED JUL 27 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/143700 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/147000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
101 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-280815-
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
301 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/128400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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