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
254 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ABOVE NORMAL THIS AFTERNOON, THEN WELL ABOVE
THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.  DESPITE THE WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES,
MINIMUM AFTERNOON RH/S ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 15 PERCENT
THROUGH SUNDAY.  THE HAINES INDEX WILL BE HIGH ALONG AND WEST OF THE
PECOS RIVER EACH OF THESE AFTERNOONS THOUGH.  20 FOOT WINDS WILL
GENERALLY BE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH, BUT UNDER 20 MPH
SUSTAINED.  RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT EACH MORNING THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-241615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
154 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BELOW
                      6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING
                      TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      70S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 80
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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

$$

NMZ115-241615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
154 PM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 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>081-241615-
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
254 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/37000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. 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>070-075-082-241615-
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
254 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
                      NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/64000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH 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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