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
207 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW AS POST FRONTAL CONDITIONS
EXPECTED BEHIND AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT.  VERY COLD TEMPERATURES EXPECTED
TONIGHT WITH SOME RECOVERY TOMORROW AS WIND COMES BACK AROUND TO THE
SOUTH.  RH WILL REACH NEAR SATURATION TONIGHT WITH MINIMUM RH REMAINING
GOOD TOMORROW.  COULD SEE A FEW FLURRIES TONIGHT BUT NO MEASURABLE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-091630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
107 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* 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.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-55 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/29500 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...80-100
                      PERCENT BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/65600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
60 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-091630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
107 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28900 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/69100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-091630-
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
207 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016 /107 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....23 TO 28 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 30
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26700 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 30S.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
                      10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 70S 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>070-075-082-091630-
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
207 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44200 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$


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