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
216 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High temperatures will be below normal across the forecast area into
the weekend.  This will result in minimum RHs staying above 25% each
afternoon, and a chance of a wetting rain in most locations through
the rest of the week.  Recovery will be good to excellent each
morning.

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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-TXZ258-241630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
116 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 above 6000 feet...in the lower 60s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent above 6000 feet...80-100
                      percent below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...77 to 82
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/71300 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 50s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent above 6000 feet...75-95
                      percent below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...around 80
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent above 6000 feet...40-50 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......9300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/91000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly 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. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in
the lower 80s below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-241630-
Southeast Plains-
116 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/71800 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/81500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-241630-
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
216 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017 /116 PM MDT Wed Aug 23 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/83400 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....Around 80 across the mountains...in the mid
                      90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent across the mountains...35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/123600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 across the mountains...in the mid 90s
along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
mid 90s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the
mountains...in the mid 90s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-241630-
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
216 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/72600 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85 to 90.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 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...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/98800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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