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
458 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...
MOISTURE WILL HOLD INTO THE NIGHT WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME SEVERE STORMS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE.
DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER ARE AHEAD WITH THE DRIER CONDITIONS FIRST
DEVELOPING IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AND SPREADING MUCH FARTHER
EAST BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LIMITED AT
BEST THOUGH AS FUELS IN MOST AREAS ARE NOT DRY ENOUGH TO READILY BURN. THE
DRY AND WARM PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY PERSIST SUNDAY THROUGH MID
WEEK EXCEPT ACROSS PARTS OF THE BASIN.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-231000-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
358 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...73 TO 78
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 45 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN
                      THE AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS
                      10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...73 TO 78 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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

$$

NMZ115-231000-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
358 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75 TO 80.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 35 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/136000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>081-231000-
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
458 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78 TO 83 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...91 TO 96
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 24 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
                      MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 90S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-231000-
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
458 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 14 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/119000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

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