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
204 PM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
It will be warm and dry the next seven days. Near record highs Friday
and Monday will send minimum humidities to near 15 percent, but winds
should generally be light to modest so no critical fire weather
conditions are expected. Fair to good overnight recovery is expected.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-231630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
104 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 40s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 60s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 70s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/30000 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....43 to 48.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....Above 6000 feet, in the mid 70s.
* Max temperature.....Below 6000 feet, in the mid 70s.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, west winds 15 to 20 mph.
                      Below 6000 feet, 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 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/76000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in the
upper 60s below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-231630-
Southeast Plains-
104 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....35 to 40.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/36600 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....40 to 45.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/120900 knot-ft.

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

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-231630-
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
204 PM CST Wed Nov 22 2017 /104 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....39 to 44.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........30-50 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 15 to 20 mph.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....68 to 73 across the mountains...around 80
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20 percent across the mountains...15 percent
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/49400 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....41 to 46 across the mountains...43 to 48
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...45-65
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 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.......5900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/74600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 70 across the mountains...in the
lower 80s along the Rio Grande. North winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...north 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s across the mountains...in
the lower 80s along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to 10 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 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...southwest 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-231630-
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
204 PM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 30s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                      southwest after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 15 to 20 mph.

.THANKSGIVING DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/36800 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 40s.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 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........15-20 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 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/85100 knot-ft.

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

$$


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