Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
918 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED ANY LONGER THIS
EVENING, THEREFORE THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
POOR RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT IN MOST AREAS.  SATURDAY
WILL BE DRY, BUT LIGHTER WINDS WILL PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.  A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA ON SUNDAY MORNING,
WITH RAIN CHANCES SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.  UNSEASONABLY COOL
TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED MOISTURE WILL KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
AT BAY THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-301630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
918 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /818 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40 ABOVE 6000 FEET...41 TO 46 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...72 TO 77
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...41 TO 46
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-70 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT. BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS
                      10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...55 TO 60
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/74100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 60 BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 70S
BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-301630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
818 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/89000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-301630-
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...MARATHON
918 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /818 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...62 TO 67
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TO 79 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 75 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...92 TO 97
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 70S ALONG THE
RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-301630-
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...SANDERSON
918 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83 TO 88.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS I
THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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