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/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
416 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
HUMIDITIES WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS THOUGH THEY
WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT PREVENTING CRITICAL WEATHER CONDITIONS
FROM OCCURRING. HOWEVER WEST WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED AND EVEN
STRONG IN THE DAVIS AND GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS LEAVING AN ELEVATED RISK
OF FIRE SPREAD AND BEHAVIOR. A DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR
RAINFALL SATURDAY BUT OTHERWISE NO RAIN IS EXPECTED. OVERNIGHT
HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-201030-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
316 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 39 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/125000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 30S.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....BELOW 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...50 TO 55
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 46 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDY.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S BELOW
6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 25 TO
35 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 50 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-201030-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
316 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 44 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-201030-
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
416 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017 /316 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 43 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-20
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 42 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-201030-
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
416 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 43 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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