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
406 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE THROUGH MIDWEEK AS AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE
BUILDS OVER WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO.  RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 20-55 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...AND 15-40 PERCENT
SUNDAY.  RH RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-251015-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
306 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-50 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.  BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS
                      5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/7000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...55-75 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/18000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.  WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  WEST 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

$$

NMZ115-251015-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
306 AM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48 TO 53.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/6000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/18000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-251015-
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
406 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/7000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25 TO 30 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/11000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 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>070-075-082-251015-
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
406 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/18000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/68000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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