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
154 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will move through the region overnight, resulting in below
normal temperatures and improved RH through the end of the week. Fire
weather concerns will remain low.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-141630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
1254 PM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....29 to 34.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........35-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 40s above 6000 feet...47 to 52
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent above 6000 feet...25-35 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/67500 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 20s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      20s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........partly sunny (30-40 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 40s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      40s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/26700 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 50s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. 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.
.MONDAY...Partly. Highs in the upper 40s above 6000 feet...
around 50 below 6000 feet. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-141630-
Southeast Plains-
1254 PM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 20s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....51 to 56.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/80000 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                      partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....26 to 31.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southwest in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/50300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-141630-
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
154 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 /1254 PM MST Wed Dec 13 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s across the mountains...in
                      the lower 40s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....54 to 59 across the mountains...in the mid
                      60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/79700 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain.
* Min temperature.....Around 30 across the mountains...around 40
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of rain.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 40s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/78500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the lower 50s across the mountains...around 60 along the Rio Grande.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000 feet...southwest 5 to 10 mph
below 5000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the mid 50s across the mountains...in the upper 60s along the Rio
Grande. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the lower 50s across the mountains...in the mid 60s along the Rio
Grande. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000 feet...northwest
5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-141630-
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
154 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....31 to 36.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north
                      after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 50s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/91000 knot-ft.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west
                      in the afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...North 15 to 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....North around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/48800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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