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
400 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
AREA-WIDE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.
THERE IS A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...WITH THE GREATEST COVERAGE EXPECTED DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY.
WHILE WINDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT...THEY CAN BE EXPECTED TO
BECOME VARIABLE AND GUSTY NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. THURSDAY WILL MARK THE
BEGINNING OF A DRYING TREND...WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED AND MIN
RH VALUES DROPPING TO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-220900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
300 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/54000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
80 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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

$$

NMZ115-220900-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
300 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/55000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/52000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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>081-220900-
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
400 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                      AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/97000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. 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>070-075-082-220900-
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
400 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TO 79.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/93000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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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