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
206 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
INTO THE WEEKEND...RESULTING IN UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES.
WHILE THESE HIGHER TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR ALL OR MOST AREAS EACH AFTERNOON...20 FOOT WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN UNDER CRITICAL THRESHOLDS.  RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT
WILL BE MODERATE.  RECOVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE POOR IN SOME
PARTS OF THE GUADALUPES...BUT MODERATE ELSEWHERE.  RHS WILL BOTTOM
OUT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 10 PERCENT...AND THURSDAY AT 10-15
PERCENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-101630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
106 PM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-60 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46300 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38200 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-101630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
106 PM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/41800 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-101630-
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
206 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27 TO 32 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26100 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-101630-
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
206 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/31700 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/59800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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