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
331 AM CST Tue Nov 19 2019

.DISCUSSION...
Another warm day is expected today however minimum humidity will
see little change from yesterday generally in the 15 to 20 percent
range. Warm temperatures will favor deep mixing and mostly good
ventilation. The chance of rain will increase in the west tonight
and last into Wednesday morning, around a quarter inch is possible
in parts of the Guadalupe Mountains. Another trough will pass
Thursday night bringing with it another chance of rain, followed
by a cold front 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-TXZ258-200945-
Guadalupe Mountains-
331 AM CST Tue Nov 19 2019 /231 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....68 to 73 above 6000 feet...72 to 77 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 or moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 23 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/101700 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                      showers in the evening. Isolated
                      thunderstorms through the night. Showers
                      likely after midnight.
* Min temperature.....Around 50.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........70-90 percent.
*    24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........4 or low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 30 to 40 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                      partly sunny (25-35 percent). Showers likely
                      and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the upper 50s above 6000 feet...60 to 65
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent above 6000 feet...40-50 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, southwest winds 30 to 40
                      mph. Below 6000 feet, southwest winds 20 to
                      25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the
                      afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....60 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 60 mph.
* Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 46 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 50s above 6000 feet...57 to 62 below
6000 feet. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly Sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around
50 above 6000 feet...51 to 56 below 6000 feet. West winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 52 to 57 above 6000 feet...54 to 59 below
6000 feet. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-200945-
Southeast Plains-
231 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 or moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/99300 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Chance of
                      showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 50.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........5 or moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Showers likely
                      and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....66 to 71.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to
                      southwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 60 mph.
* Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 39 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms. Highs 62 to 67. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Cooler.
Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-200945-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-
331 AM CST Tue Nov 19 2019 /231 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s across the mountains...in
                      the mid 80s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 or moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/90900 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                      showers and isolated thunderstorms through
                      the night.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
                      upper 50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......21 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      southeast after midnight.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers in the morning. Isolated
                      thunderstorms through the day. Chance of
                      showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....67 to 72 across the mountains...82 to 87
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...35-45
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph above 5000
                      feet...southwest 15 to 20 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 50 mph.
* Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 40 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s across the mountains...in
the mid 80s along the Rio Grande. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 55 to 60 across the mountains...in the mid
70s 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.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s across the
mountains...in the lower 70s along the Rio Grande. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-200945-
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, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa,
Midland, Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake,
Fort Stockton, Dryden, and Sanderson
331 AM CST Tue Nov 19 2019

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 or low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/97100 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........75-95 percent.
*    24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2 until 2400, then 3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 or low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 20 to 30 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and isolated thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........45-55 percent.
*    24 hr trend......24 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 55 mph.
* Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 34 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Highs 72 to 77. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Cooler.
Highs 57 to 62. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity
above 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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