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
418 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures will be near normal today then cool to below normal
Wednesday through the end of the week. There is a chance of rain and
storms through the week with the best chances on Wednesday. Minimum
relative humidity values will mostly be above 30 percent and 20 foot
winds will mostly be below 20 mph so fire weather concerns will be
low.

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-230930-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
318 AM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...79 to 84
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent above 6000 feet...40-50 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southwest winds 5 to 10 mph
                      shifting to the southeast 10 to 15 mph in the
                      afternoon. Below 6000 feet, west winds 5 to
                      10 mph shifting to the northeast in the
                      afternoon.
* LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/41700 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 above 6000 feet...in the lower 60s
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the
                      lower 80s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent above 6000 feet...40-50 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northwest around 17 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/29000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s above 6000 feet...in the lower
80s below 6000 feet. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-230930-
Southeast Plains-
318 AM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....88 to 93.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/50000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 9 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/54300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-230930-
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
418 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017 /318 AM MDT Tue Aug 22 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
                      in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....79 to 84 across the mountains...in the upper
                      90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northeast in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 10 mph.
* Mixing height.......12400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/92100 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent across the mountains...50-70
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s across the mountains...in
                      the upper 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...20-30
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......12000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 12 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/123500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 across the mountains...in the mid 90s
along the Rio Grande. East winds 5 to 10 mph above 5000 feet...east
10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80 across the mountains...in the mid 90s
along the Rio Grande. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-230930-
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
418 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/74500 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....88 to 93.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/88900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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