Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FNUS54 KMAF 012053
FWFMAF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
253 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THE MAJORITY OF THE REGION REMAINS SOCKED IN WITH LOW CLOUDS AND
FOG. THIS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY BEFORE CLEARING AND WARMING
TUESDAY. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE WEDNESDAY WITH
WINDY CONDITIONS AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. THERE IS ALSO A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW WITH THE FRONT. THE GROUND WILL STAY VERY
MOIST AND FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-021615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
153 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY.
                      WIDESPREAD FOG.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...80-100 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-55 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/25000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 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.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...58 TO 63
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S
BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER.
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 MID 40S. SOUTHEAST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-021615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
153 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....48 TO 53.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/24000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 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.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 48 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER.
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.

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>081-021615-
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
253 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60 TO 65
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      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 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/100000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 40S ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. 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.

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>070-075-082-021615-
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
253 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 25 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 47 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. MUCH
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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