Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FNUS54 KMAF 241040
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
440 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL MOSTLY BE BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK
EXCEPT ON WEDNESDAY WHEN TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL. ON
WEDNESDAY...MINIMUM RH VALUES MAY GET AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT
MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH AND WEST OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS. 20 FOOT
WIND SPEEDS WILL APPROACH 20 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH
OF THIS SAME AREA. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TO BE GOOD TO
EXCELLENT TONIGHT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-251045-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
340 AM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40 ABOVE 6000 FEET...39 TO 44 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/8000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN
                      THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 20S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH IN THE EVENING. BELOW 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                      EVENING.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 22 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 38 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. COLDER.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S BELOW
6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-251045-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
340 AM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 32 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/15000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
                      FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
MORNING. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. 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>081-251045-
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
440 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...56 TO 61
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-50 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/75000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25 TO 30 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...33 TO 38
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 24 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW
5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-251045-
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
440 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 35 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 3 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/8000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                      THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                      AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. NOT AS
COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST 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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