Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
Nantional Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
212 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather concerns look to remain low through at least midweek.
Cool temperatures and increased moisture with widespread rain chances
can be expected Tuesday. A warming and drying trend begins Wednesday
with significant drying by Thursday. Increased fire weather concerns
can be expected Thursday and Friday afternoon, particularly across
southeast New Mexico areas where critical RHs and windy conditions
will exists.


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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-TXZ258-231615-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
112 PM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the
                      night.
* Min temperature.....47 to 52.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3 until 0100, then 2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 60s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      60s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent above 6000 feet...25-35 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                      feet...northeast 20 to 25 mph below 6000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 29 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/115500 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny, breezy. Highs in the mid 80s above 6000 feet...in
the upper 80s below 6000 feet. West winds 20 to 25 mph above
6000 feet...west 15 to 20 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny, breezy. Highs in the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in
the mid 80s below 6000 feet. West winds 20 to 25 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80 above 6000 feet...in the mid 80s
below 6000 feet. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity
at or below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-231615-
Southeast Plains-
112 PM MDT Mon May 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4 until 0100, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
* Max temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 1300, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......9800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 33 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/119700 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s.
*    24 hr trend......17 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......13400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

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TXZ057-074-079>081-231615-
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
212 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017 /112 PM MDT Mon May 22 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent across the mountains...80-100
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 5000 feet, south winds 10 to 15 mph
                      shifting to the north 5 to 10 mph after
                      midnight. Below 5000 feet, northeast winds 5
                      to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....69 to 74 across the mountains...82 to 87
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 15 to 20 mph above 5000
                      feet...north 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......15900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 50 across the mountains...in the upper
                      50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s across the mountains...in the
                      lower 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15 percent across the mountains...20-25
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......13700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s across the mountains...
around 104 along the Rio Grande. West winds 15 to 20 mph above
5000 feet...west 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s across the mountains...
around 104 along the Rio Grande. West winds 15 to 20 mph above
5000 feet...west 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s across the mountains...
around 103 along the Rio Grande. West winds 15 to 20 mph above
5000 feet...west 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-231615-
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
212 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....55 to 60.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4 until 0100, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 30 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/134400 knot-ft.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....85 to 90.
*    24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny, warmer. Highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

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