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
341 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW THE REST OF THE WEEK INTO
THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TODAY KEEPING
TEMPERATURES COOL BEFORE WE SEE A BIG WARM UP WEDNESDAY. BY
THURSDAY, AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL ARRIVE ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF A
WINTRY MIX. OVERALL EXPECT RH`S TO REMAIN WELL ABOVE CRITICAL
LEVELS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-070945-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
241 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...49 TO 54
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/133000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/131100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. MUCH COLDER. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-070945-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
241 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/93700 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. MUCH COLDER. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-070945-
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
341 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /241 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/111500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
                      10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW
5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW
5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-070945-
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
341 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/149600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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