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
226 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AREAWIDE TONIGHT. FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THE CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CONFINED MAINLY TO THE MOUNTAINS. LIGHTNING
STRIKES AND GUSTY WINDS COULD IGNITE FIRES SINCE ERC/S ARE NEAR
CRITICAL DRYNESS LEVELS.  MIN RH/S ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WELL
ABOVE 15 PERCENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH OVERNIGHT RECOVERY MAINLY
FAIR TO GOOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-271645-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
126 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...85 TO 90
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/101400 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
90 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTH
5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-271645-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
126 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114400 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-271645-
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
226 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016 /126 PM MDT TUE JUL 26 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....83 TO 88 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
102 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-271645-
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
226 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/146800 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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