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
327 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES ARE HAVING A
CUMULATIVE AFFECT ON FUELS AND LENGTHENING BURN WINDOWS. A WEAK
FRONT WILL PASS TODAY RESULTING IN MOSTLY NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15
MPH. THERE IS STILL NOT A SIGNAL FOR STRONGER WINDS BUT WITH MODERATE
MIXING VENTILATION WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-120930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
227 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/36200 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 70
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/34300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH 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. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-120930-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
227 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/52500 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-120930-
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
327 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/56000 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. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-120930-
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
327 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 75.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72300 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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