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

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FNUS54 KMAF 292058
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
258 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE WARM WEATHER HAS COME TO AN END WITH THE PASSAGE OF A FRONT AND
THE APPROACH OF AN UPPER STORM. THE CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL
INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST, WITH SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE
IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL
DEVELOP BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH DRIER WEATHER RETURNING BY MONDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-301615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
158 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
                      LIGHT SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26 TO 31.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN WITH SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 43 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST
                      10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/27000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-301615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
158 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                      CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL RAIN...CHANCE OF SNOW AND
                      LIGHT SLEET.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 40 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/22000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST 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>081-301615-
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
258 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...54 TO
                      59 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 22 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 33 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST
                      10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...56 TO
                      61 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-301615-
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
258 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 25 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
                      LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48 TO 53.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 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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