Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
209 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Record or near record highs are expected tomorrow sending minimum
afternoon humidities to near 15 percent. Light winds are expected at
most areas limiting the fire weather threat though windy conditions
in the Guadalupe Mountains could create a near critical fire weather
threat there. A cold front will increase moisture levels over the
weekend with more hot and dry conditions expected Monday. Overnight
recovery will be fair to good.

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For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

NMZ114-TXZ258-241615-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
109 PM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      70s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/80800 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s above 6000 feet...46 to 51
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                      feet...west 15 to 20 mph below 6000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/34700 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...around
70 below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the upper 50s above 6000 feet...
in the lower 60s below 6000 feet. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-241615-
Southeast Plains-
109 PM MST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 40s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/119100 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....43 to 48.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east
                      5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/50000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-241615-
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, and Marathon
209 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017 /109 PM MST Thu Nov 23 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....40 to 45 across the mountains...in the upper
                      40s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...40-60
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southwest 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/80600 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....45 to 50 across the mountains...52 to 57
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 70 across the mountains...in the lower
                      80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent across the mountains...15-20
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/90400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 70 across the mountains...in the upper
70s along the Rio Grande. South winds around 5 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in
the mid 80s along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s across the mountains...
around 80 along the Rio Grande. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...northwest 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-241615-
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, and Sanderson
209 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....40 to 45.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/85000 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/80300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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