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
155 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...BEFORE
TEMPERATURES INCREASE AS UPPER-LEVEL RIDGING INTENSIFIES.  RELATIVE
HUMIDITY RECOVERY OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO
EXCELLENT.  RH`S WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 20-45 PERCENT MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND TUESDAY.

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-031630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1255 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...86 TO 91
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/52000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 90S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 90 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 90S
BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
90S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTH 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

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NMZ115-031630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
1255 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93 TO 98.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95 TO 100.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 100.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  SOUTH 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-031630-
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
155 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 104
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  BELOW
                      5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING
                      TO THE SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  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........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 102
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/23000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 104 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 104 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 104 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST 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>070-075-082-031630-
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
155 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96 TO 101.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/51000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 101.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 101.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 100.  SOUTHEAST 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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