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
359 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
DESPITE VERY WARM CONDITIONS...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN
LOW FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS AFTERNOON RH/S STAY WELL ABOVE
CRITICAL THRESHOLDS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN FOR MUCH OF
THE WEEK BEGINNING TODAY. OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL
GENERALLY BE GOOD TO VERY GOOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-290900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
259 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ABOVE 6000 FEET...87 TO 92 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...88 TO 93
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 80S
BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHEAST 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

$$

NMZ115-290900-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
259 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....91 TO 96.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/113000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST 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>081-290900-
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
359 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...99 TO 104
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/124000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 107 ALONG THE
RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR
BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 105 ALONG THE
RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100 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>070-075-082-290900-
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
359 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94 TO 99.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95 TO 100.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 101. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 90S. 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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