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
337 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING UNSEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES TO WEST TEXAS
AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 25-40 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...AND 25-50
PERCENT FRIDAY.  RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO EXCELLENT.
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BACK TO ABOVE-NORMAL BY SATURDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-300845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
237 AM MDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 70S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/81100 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
80 BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 80 BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-300845-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
237 AM MDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-300845-
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
337 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016 /237 AM MDT THU SEP 29 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/105700 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-300845-
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
337 AM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/97000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/58600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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