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/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
345 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A VERY PROGRESSIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL 20 FOOT
WINDS EACH DAY FOR MUCH OF WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. REGARDLESS...MIN RH/S WILL STAY ABOVE CRITICAL
VALUES AND ERCS REMAIN BELOW NORMAL. MIN RH/S GENERALLY 20 TO 35
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND 30 TO 40 PERCENT SATURDAY. RH RECOVERY
OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO VERY GOOD. THE BEST
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS FORECAST WILL BE SATURDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-210945-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
245 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...49 TO 54
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
                      GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE EVENING. BELOW 6000
                      FEET...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...44 TO 49
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 55 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO
30 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-210945-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
245 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO
                      30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-210945-
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
345 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017 /245 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-20
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 25 TO 35
                      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 55 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-210945-
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
345 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

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