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
155 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH THE WEEK AS DRY CONDITIONS
CONTINUE. A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE MONDAY MORNING WITH GUSTY WINDS
BEHIND IT. THESE WINDS WILL DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY WITH LIGHT
WINDS EXPECTED BY THE TIME RH`S FALL TO CRITICAL LEVELS. CRITICAL
RH`S ARE EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON...HOWEVER WINDS DURING THIS TIME
LOOK TO REMAIN BELOW 20 MPH. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS INCREASE
THURSDAY AS WINDS INCREASE DUE TO AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-151615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1255 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-50 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WASHINGTON`S BIRTHDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54600 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-50 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/20000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-151615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
1255 PM MST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WASHINGTON`S BIRTHDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/64400 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/56100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-151615-
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
155 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 40
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.WASHINGTON`S BIRTHDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10-15
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96100 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/52200 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-151615-
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
155 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.WASHINGTON`S BIRTHDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/81500 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/68100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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