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
412 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures will gradually warm through the end of the week with
many places experiencing 100 degrees or higher during the weekend.
Minimum relative humidity values will be above 15 percent today and
tomorrow with lower RH values coming into the area beginning Friday.
20 foot wind speeds are expected to be below 20 mph during this time
with low RFTI values through Saturday. Thunderstorm chances decrease
across the area beginning on Friday.

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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-TXZ258-240915-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
312 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...81 to 86
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
                      increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
                      Below 6000 feet, southeast winds 15 to 20
                      mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......12800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s above 6000 feet...57 to 62
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s above 6000 feet...86 to 91
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......13900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 90s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s above 6000 feet...in the
mid 90s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s above 6000 feet...in the lower
90s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-240915-
Southeast Plains-
312 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....85 to 90.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15
                      to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......13500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....30 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......13900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 101. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-240915-
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
412 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018 /312 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......15200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 across the mountains...in the lower
                      70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent across the mountains...60-80
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 5000 feet, east winds 10 to 15 mph.
                      Below 5000 feet, east winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s across the
                      mountains...around 100 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......15500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/121900 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s across the mountains...
around 104 along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s across the mountains...
around 107 along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s across the mountains...
around 107 along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-240915-
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
412 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....Around 90.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 30 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 60s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....40 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/106300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 103. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 101. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$



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