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
216 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT OR BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE END OF NEXT
WEEK. THERE IS A CHANCE OF RAIN ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY.
MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE AT LEAST 30 PERCENT OR HIGHER AND 20
FOOT WINDS WILL BE BELOW 20 MPH EXCEPT IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN SO
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-041630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
116 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG.
                      CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S ABOVE 6000 FEET...29 TO 34
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG.
                      CHANCE OF SNOW OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/43800 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27 TO 32.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH IN THE EVENING. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTH
                      WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/74800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE UPPER 30S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-041630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
116 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG.
                      CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND PATCHY DRIZZLE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/47300 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....28 TO 33.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/86400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-041630-
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
216 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016 /116 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG. RAIN
                      LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG. RAIN
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/61400 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                      CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/97500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 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.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-041630-
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
216 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG. RAIN
                      LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG. RAIN
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55800 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/94700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

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