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/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
234 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE
STRONGEST OF THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ERRATIC WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN. LIGHTNING WILL STRIKE IN AND
NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORM. OTHERWISE LOOK FOR A WARMING TREND INTO NEXT
WEEK. DAYTIME RH READINGS IN THE 15-25 PERCENT RANGE ARE EXPECTED
WITH GOOD RECOVERY AT NIGHT. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 5 TO 20 MPH
ARE FORECAST FOR TONIGHT...GRADUALLY BECOMING SOUTHWESTERLY BY SUNDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-291630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
134 PM MDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...63 TO 68
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 90
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...64 TO 69
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-291630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
134 PM MDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY
                      MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/127800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-291630-
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...MARATHON
234 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016 /134 PM MDT THU JUL 28 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/130800 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/127900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
102 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
103 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-291630-
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...SANDERSON
234 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/136800 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$



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