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
233 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
VERY DRY AIR REMAINS TODAY BUT LIGHTER WINDS COULD PROVIDE GOOD
CONDITIONS FOR PRESCRIBED BURNING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA EXCEPT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS WHICH COULD SEE
BRIEF AND ISOLATED RED FLAG CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON BRINGING MOISTURE TO THE AREA
INCLUDING A GOOD CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AND
MONDAY. OVERNIGHT MOISTURE RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD TONIGHT
AND EXCELLENT TOMORROW NIGHT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-010745-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
233 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016 /133 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 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...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...42 TO 47
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...53 TO 58
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 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 ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTH
10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-010745-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
133 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 35 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/92000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 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>081-010745-
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
233 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016 /133 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 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.......14300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...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 (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...88 TO 93
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 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. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-010745-
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
233 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83 TO 88.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 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 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/109800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 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 AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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