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
240 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS WILL BE NEAR NORMAL. SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY AND
MONDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 15 PERCENT WITH
20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS BELOW 20 MPH ACROSS MOST PLACES THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK SO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-251630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
240 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 /140 PM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-70 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108400 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...85 TO 90
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 80S
BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-251630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
140 PM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/130800 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....90 TO 95.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/134000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-251630-
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
240 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016 /140 PM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 102
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/123900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-251630-
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
240 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93 TO 98.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91 TO 96.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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