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
216 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...

YET ANOTHER DAY THE CLOUDS AND MOISTURE HAVE STUCK AROUND THE
MAJORITY OF THE REGION. WE WILL WARM A BIT TUESDAY BEFORE ANOTHER
STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES WEDNESDAY. WINDY CONDITIONS AND MORE
WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE FRONT. MIN RH`S AREN`T
EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW 30 PERCENT UNTIL POSSIBLY THE WEEKEND.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-031630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
116 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 14 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...54 TO 59
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-55 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45 ABOVE 6000 FEET...43 TO 48 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-45 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST 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

$$

NMZ115-031630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
116 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 55 TO 65 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 35 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-031630-
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
216 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48 TO 53 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST 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>070-075-082-031630-
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
216 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 27 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 36 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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