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
151 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING RESULTING IN GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND INCREASED MOISTURE
MOST LOCATIONS. THIS WILL INCREASE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR
TO GOOD TONIGHT AND EXCELLENT TOMORROW NIGHT. OTHERWISE...FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-011630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
151 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016 /1251 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...39 TO 44
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* 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 ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...52 TO 57
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......19 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 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...34 TO 39
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 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 IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-011630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1251 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED 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........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/85000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-011630-
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
151 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016 /1251 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...87 TO 92
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......16200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......38 PERCENT WETTER.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-50
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/93300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 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 UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-011630-
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
151 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......19 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....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/94700 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/79700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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