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
259 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ABOVE NORMAL TODAY, AND STAY THAT WAY THROUGH
MID WEEK BEFORE A COLD FRONT POSSIBLY COOLS READING TO NEAR NORMAL
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  MINIMUM RH/S WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE 15 TO 20
PERCENT RANGE OVER PORTIONS OF THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS, SE NM PLAINS
AND UPPER TRANS PECOS EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  20 FOOT
WINDS WILL GENERALLY STAY BELOW 20 MPH SUSTAINED UNTIL MONDAY WHEN
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE PERMIAN BASIN.  TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL BE A LITTLE STRONGER OVER
MOST OF THE AREA.  SINCE ERC/S WILL BE RELATIVELY LOW DUE TO RECENT
RAIN AND GREENUP, CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED.  RECOVERY
WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD EACH OF THE NEXT FEW MORNINGS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-020800-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
159 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      70S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/134000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-60 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...79 TO 84
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/102200 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
80 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-020800-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
159 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/106000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/86800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-020800-
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
259 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016 /159 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96700 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...63 TO 68
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 90
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/137100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-020800-
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...
KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON
259 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/86400 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/117100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$