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Recreational Forecasts for West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1101 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

Recreational forecast text represents an average of conditions
over the entire park.

Spot temperatures and probabilities of measurable precipitation are
for today, tonight, and Monday.


TXZ081-202100-
Big Bend National Park-
1101 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80 in the mountains to the upper
90s along the Rio Grande. Light and variable winds becoming east
10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. East winds 10 to
15 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s in the mountains to around
100 along the Rio Grande. East winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. East winds
around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80 in the mountains to around
100 along the Rio Grande. Light and variable winds becoming east
around 10 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s in the mountains to around
100 along the Rio Grande.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s in the mountains to the mid
90s along the Rio Grande.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s in the mountains to the mid
90s along the Rio Grande.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s in the mountains to the upper
90s along the Rio Grande.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Visitors Center      94     70     94  /  10     10     10
Castolon             98     75     99  /  10     10     10
Chisos Basin         82     64     84  /  10     10     10
Persimmon Gap        96     71     97  /  10     10     10
Rio Grande Village  100     75    102  /  10     10     10


$$

NMZ028-202100-
Carlsbad Caverns National Park-
1001 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid 80s.
Light and variable winds becoming southeast 10 to 15 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the mid 60s.
East winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 10 mph
shifting to the southeast in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds around 10 mph
shifting to the northeast after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds
becoming east around 10 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Visitors Center      87     67     86  /  50     50     40


$$

TXZ074-202100-
Fort Davis National Historic Site-
1101 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the
afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds becoming
southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
30 percent.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows
in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening
becoming light and variable.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds
becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and
variable winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Visitors Center      87     63     88  /  30     30     30


$$

TXZ258-202100-
Guadalupe Mountains National Park-
1001 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs around 70 near
the mountain peaks to the mid 80s below 5000 feet. Southwest winds
around 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 60 percent.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows 59 to 65.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 70 near the mountain peaks to the mid
80s below 5000 feet. East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
southeast in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Decreasing clouds. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 67. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s near the mountain peaks to the
mid 80s below 5000 feet. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to
the southeast in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 66.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s near the mountain peaks to the
mid 80s below 5000 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 65.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s near the mountain peaks to the
mid 80s below 5000 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 59 to 65.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s near the mountain peaks to the
mid 80s below 5000 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows 60 to 66.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s near the mountain peaks to the
mid 80s below 5000 feet.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Visitors Center      84     65     82  /  60     60     50
Dog Canyon           72     58     74  /  60     60     60
McKittrick Canyon    80     65     81  /  60     60     50


$$



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