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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
Nantional Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
238 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 PERCENT OR LESS, 20 FOOT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE, AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MOST OF CULBERSON COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

Critical fire weather conditions are present out west today with
above normal temperatures. Temperatures will cool to near or below
normal Sunday morning as a cold front moves into the area.
Temperatures are expected to remain below normal through Thursday.
Minimum relative humidity values will be above 15 percent through the
week, especially mid-week as moisture and rain chances increase.

&&

For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

NMZ114-TXZ258-281630-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
138 PM MDT Sat May 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers through the
                      night.
* Min temperature.....47 to 52 above 6000 feet...51 to 56 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......32 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Above 6000 feet, west winds 20 to 25 mph
                      shifting to the northwest after midnight.
                      Below 6000 feet, west winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Chance of precip....10 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...76 to 81
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                      feet...northeast 20 to 25 mph below 6000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 30 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/67700 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....50 to 55 above 6000 feet...53 to 58 below
                      6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 10 to 15 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
                      70s below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Min humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/141600 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
70s below 6000 feet. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...in the lower
70s below 6000 feet. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s above 6000 feet...in the mid
70s below 6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-281630-
Southeast Plains-
138 PM MDT Sat May 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....53 to 58.
*    24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........50-70 percent.
*    24 hr trend......29 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north
                      15 to 20 mph after midnight.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 80s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 28 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/90300 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
* Min temperature.....54 to 59.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max humidity........55-75 percent.
*    24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...East 5 to 10 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......13800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 17 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ074-079>081-281630-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-
Including the cities of Alpine, Fort Davis, Presidio, Marfa,
Big Bend NP, and Marathon
238 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....56 to 61 across the mountains...in the mid
                      70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........40-60 percent across the mountains...55-75
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                      northwest after midnight.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....78 to 83 across the mountains...in the lower
                      90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent across the mountains...30-40
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...South around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......15200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 27 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/121300 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                      mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60 across the mountains...in the lower
                      70s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent across the mountains...60-80
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph above 5000
                      feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Chance of
                      showers and thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....74 to 79 across the mountains...86 to 91
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........40-50 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................4.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........3 very low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in the
upper 80s along the Rio Grande. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s across the mountains...in the
mid 80s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...around
90 along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-281630-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Including the city of Van Horn
238 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017 /138 PM MDT Sat May 27 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 60s.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 20 to 25 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 15 to 20 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
* Max temperature.....82 to 87.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........20-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 32 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Good/92800 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......38 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 20 to 25 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 15 to 20 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....80 to 85.
*    24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
* Min humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 20 to 25 mph above 5000
                      feet...east 15 to 20 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....50 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/127400 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph
above 5000 feet...southeast 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum
relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...south 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-281630-
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, and Sanderson
238 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....63 to 68.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........60-80 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....In the mid 80s.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 32 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Very good/134100 knot-ft.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance
                      of showers and thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....59 to 64.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity........65-85 percent.
*    24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                      thunderstorms.
* Max temperature.....82 to 87.
*    24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................3.
* Chance of precip....20 percent.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southeast around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....East around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.

$$