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
452 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE AROUND NORMAL TODAY BEFORE INCREASING TO WELL
ABOVE NORMAL FOR WEDNESDAY THEN COOLING TO BELOW NORMAL VALUES
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEK. MINIMUM RH VALUES
SHOULD GENERALLY BE ABOVE 15 PERCENT. OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY
TONIGHT WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-301000-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
352 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...84 TO 89 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/124000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67 ABOVE 6000 FEET...64 TO 69 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...90 TO 95
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/88000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 80 BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-301000-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
352 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91 TO 96.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/133000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93 TO 98.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/115000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST 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>081-301000-
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
452 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 105
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-20 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....89 TO 94 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 108
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 90S ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE
RIO GRANDE. EAST 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-301000-
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
452 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....93 TO 98.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/110000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....98 TO 103.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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