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
222 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High temperatures will continue to decrease through the weekend but
remain above normal through Saturday. Regardless, min RH values
improve during this time with increasing moisture and rain chances
beginning Friday. As a result, 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-TXZ258-221630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
122 PM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s above 6000 feet...62 to 67
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent above 6000 feet...45-65 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, south winds 10 to 15 mph.
                      Below 6000 feet, south winds 10 to 15 mph
                      shifting to the northeast after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
                      Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s above 6000 feet...85 to 90
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......12200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the upper 50s above 6000 feet...60 to 65
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent above 6000 feet...70-90 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 20 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...around 80
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
70s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
70s below 6000 feet. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 60s
above 6000 feet...around 70 below 6000 feet. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-221630-
Southeast Plains-
122 PM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....63 to 68.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Isolated
                      showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
                      Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                      afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to
                      20 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 25 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Showers and
                      thunderstorms likely.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................5.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 30 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-221630-
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
222 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017 /122 PM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                      mid 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent across the mountains...60-80
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......12600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 17 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/149300 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s across the mountains...in
                      the lower 70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent across the mountains...65-85
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent across the mountains...30-40
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 15 to 20 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/141800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
lower 90s along the Rio Grande. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
lower 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s
across the mountains...in the upper 80s along the Rio Grande. East
winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-221630-
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
222 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min temperature.....Around 70.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 0100, then 1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 29 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 60s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......9800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 33 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$


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