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
403 AM CST Mon Jan 20 2020

.DISCUSSION...
Fire weather concerns will remain low this week. Below normal
temperatures are expected through Tuesday with temperatures
warming to near normal for the rest of the week. Min rh/s and
winds will remain below critical fire weather thresholds. Overnight
recovery is expected to be generally good the next several mornings
with rain expected areawide Tuesday.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-211015-
Guadalupe Mountains-
403 AM CST Mon Jan 20 2020 /303 AM MST Mon Jan 20 2020/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....46 to 51.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent above 6000 feet...30-40 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 8 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/13000 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent above 6000 feet...60-80 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers in the morning, then showers
                      likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....38 to 43 above 6000 feet...43 to 48 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........60-70 percent above 6000 feet...55-65 percent
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                      feet...south 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......2100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/24400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Not as cool. Highs in the lower 50s above
6000 feet...54 to 59 below 6000 feet. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s above 6000 feet...
50 to 55 below 6000 feet. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 48 to 53 above 6000 feet...51 to 56 below
6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-211015-
Southeast Plains-
303 AM MST Mon Jan 20 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 13 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/33400 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 30s.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers in the morning, then showers
                      likely in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....44 to 49.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........50-60 percent.
*    24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....70 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......2300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 18 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/29500 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Not as cool. Highs 59 to 64. West winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-211015-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-
403 AM CST Mon Jan 20 2020 /303 AM MST Mon Jan 20 2020/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (40-50 percent).
* Max temperature.....49 to 54 across the mountains...in the lower
                      60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent across the mountains...20-25
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 11 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/21700 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent).
* Min temperature.....33 to 38.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 15 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 40s across the mountains...62 to
                      67 along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........50-60 percent across the mountains...25-35
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Poor/24800 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Warmer. Highs in the upper 50s across the
mountains...in the lower 70s along the Rio Grande. West winds 15 to
20 mph above 5000 feet...west 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s across the mountains...
around 70 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.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s across the mountains...in the
upper 60s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-211015-
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
403 AM CST Mon Jan 20 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 50s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 16 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Fair/47400 knot-ft.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 30s.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers in the morning, then a chance of
                      showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....52 to 57.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Min humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........2 or very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 32 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/86300 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Warmer. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$



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