Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
416 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND TUESDAY.

TXZ081-292200-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
416 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND
50 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN...
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. LOWS 33 TO 39. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT
AS COOL. HIGHS AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 50S ALONG THE
RIO GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      61   35   43         /    0   0  10
CASTOLON             62   35   52         /    0   0  10
CHISOS BASIN         57   38   43         /    0   0  10
PERSIMMON GAP        61   33   41         /    0   0  20
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   62   39   51         /    0   0  10


$$

NMZ028-292200-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
316 AM MST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SUNNY...WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 20 TO
30 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND
LIGHT SLEET. WINDY. LOWS AROUND 20. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT
AS COLD. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      55   26   28         /    0   0  40


$$

TXZ074-292200-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
416 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT
AS COLD. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      59   24   36         /    0   0  30


$$

TXZ258-292200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
316 AM MST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SUNNY...WINDY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS 49 TO 54. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. MUCH COLDER.
HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN
THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. STRONG WINDS. LOWS AROUND 18.
NORTHEAST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT
AS COLD. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER 40S BELOW
5000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE LOWER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      53   24   27         /    0   0  20
DOG CANYON           50   21   30         /    0   0  20
MCKITTRICK CANYON    53   22   29         /    0   0  20


$$




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