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/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
NANTIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
238 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS THEN WARM UP TO OVER 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON MONDAY BEFORE
COOLING BACK DOWN AGAIN ON TUESDAY. RAIN CHANCES INCREASE ON SATURDAY
THEN CONDITIONS BECOME DRY AGAIN ON SUNDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE
ABOVE 15 PERCENT ON SATURDAY BUT WILL DROP TO 15 PERCENT OR LESS
ACROSS AREAS JUST SOUTH OF THE PECOS RIVER AND ALONG THE BIG BEND
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY. 20 FOOT WINDS WILL BE ABOVE 20 MPH ACROSS THE
WHOLE AREA TOMORROW BUT WILL MOSTLY BE BELOW 20 MPH BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON EXCEPT ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-211630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS
138 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 60 TO 70 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 70 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 54 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 30S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 70 TO 80 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 40 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/83600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 60 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 25 TO
35 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 40 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S
BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-211630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
138 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 52 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 60 TO 70 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                      TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 41 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-211630-
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, AND MARATHON
238 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017 /138 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH IN
                      THE AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS
                      25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 67 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-55
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 85 TO 95 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
                      70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35
                      MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO
                      25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 42 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 50 ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-211630-
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, AND SANDERSON
238 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                      WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 58 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 65 TO 75 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 44 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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