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
155 PM CST Sun Dec 10 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather concerns will remain low the next several days.
While afternoon RHs will generally range from around 15% to 30%,
light winds will preclude critical fire weather conditions.
However, no rain is currently forecast, and with near to above
normal temperatures expected most days, fuels will continue to
cure. Nocturnal recovery will be good the next few nights.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-111615-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
1255 PM MST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........20-30 percent above 6000 feet...30-40 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....62 to 67.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent above 6000 feet...15-20 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 5 mph.
* Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/16800 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........25-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to
                      north 20 to 25 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 50s above 6000 feet...in the mid
                      50s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, northeast winds 15 to 20 mph
                      becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
                      Below 6000 feet, east winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/26000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s above 6000 feet...around
60 below 6000 feet. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 50s below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s above 6000 feet...in the mid
50s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-111615-
Southeast Plains-
1255 PM MST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....64 to 69.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/31500 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 50s.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                      south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/35000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-111615-
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
155 PM CST Sun Dec 10 2017 /1255 PM MST Sun Dec 10 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s across the mountains...in
                      the upper 30s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the lower 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/21600 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s across the mountains...in the
                      lower 40s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 5000 feet, west winds 5 to 10 mph
                      shifting to the north 10 to 15 mph after
                      midnight. Below 5000 feet, west winds 5 to 10
                      mph shifting to the north after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 15 to 20 mph above 5000
                      feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/48000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s across the mountains...in
the upper 60s along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s across the mountains...in
the upper 60s 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.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
mid 60s along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...southwest 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-111615-
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
155 PM CST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/33000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
* Max temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      east in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/31500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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