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
338 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS LOOK GOOD THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AFTER WHICH
AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BUILDING INTO WEST
TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...RESULTING IN DRIER...WARMER
CONDITIONS.  RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 10-50 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON...AND 10-40 PERCENT FRIDAY.  RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE
POOR IN SOME PARTS OF THE GUADALUPES...BUT MODERATE TO EXCELLENT
ELSEWHERE.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-290845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
238 AM MDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 TO 84 ABOVE 6000 FEET...84 TO 89 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......20000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 43 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...84 TO 89 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......17000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 80S
BELOW 6000 FEET.  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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-290845-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
238 AM MDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
                      20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......18500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......17500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/123000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  NOT AS WARM.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 80.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  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>081-290845-
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
338 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....82 TO 87 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...95 TO 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......16500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S 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>070-075-082-290845-
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
338 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/110000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....89 TO 94.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/131000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  NOT AS WARM.  HIGHS AROUND 80.  EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  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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