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
417 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WARMING TREND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND ACROSS THE AREA...
WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL BY
SUNDAY. WHILE MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP TO THE 10 TO 15 PERCENT RANGE
FOR SOME LOCATIONS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...20 FOOT WINDS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT AND SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS WILL BE UNDER 20 MPH...THUS THERE
ARE NOT ANY MAJOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS. MOISTURE WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE BY MONDAY AND TUESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING BACK INTO
THE 50S AND 60S IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. NO PRECIPITATION IS
CURRENTLY FORECAST THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-281030-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
317 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....BELOW 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-50 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ABOVE 6000 FEET...66 TO 71 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
70 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-281030-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
317 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/22500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-281030-
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
417 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/31500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-281030-
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...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
417 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/37500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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