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
250 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures will warm back to above-normal today, and will remain
above-normal through at least Satuday, with little chance of rain.
Relative humidity will bottm out at 16-32% this afternoon, and
15-34% Wednesday.  RH recovery overnight will be moderate to
excellent.

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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-TXZ258-180800-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
150 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....71 to 76 above 6000 feet...in the upper 70s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/60400 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....51 to 56.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s above 6000 feet...75 to 80
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/68000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
70s below 6000 feet.  South winds 5 to 10 mph.  Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly 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 above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...
in the mid 70s below 6000 feet.  West winds 10 to 15 mph.  Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

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NMZ115-180800-
Southeast Plains-
150 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 80.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/61700 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 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...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/94900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  Highs in the upper 70s.  Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs in the lower 80s.  South winds 10 to
15 mph.  Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs in the lower 80s.  West winds 10 to
15 mph.  Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-180800-
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
250 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /150 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/60500 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s across the mountains...in
                      the upper 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      west after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/83700 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
upper 80s along the Rio Grande.  Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.  Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs in the upper 70s across the
mountains...in the upper 80s along the Rio Grande.  South winds 5 to
10 mph.  Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs in the upper 70s across the
mountains...in the lower 90s along the Rio Grande.  West winds 10 to
15 mph above 5000 feet...west 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.  Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-180800-
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
250 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/60000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/83400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny.  Highs around 80.  Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph.  Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  Highs in the lower 80s.  South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms.  Highs in the mid 80s.  Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

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