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
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...

COOLER WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF A COLD
FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THURSDAY
NIGHT.  EVEN COOLER...AND WETTER WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED NEXT WEEK AS
A STRONG...UPPER-LEVEL STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION.  RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 20-50 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...AND 25-45
PERCENT SATURDAY.  RH RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO
EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-010945-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
334 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...61 TO 66 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...66 TO 71
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-010945-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
334 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/51000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-010945-
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
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-50 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...73 TO
                      78 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/56000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-010945-
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...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/59000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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