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
401 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEK WITH MIN RH/S
GENERALLY RANGING FROM 17 TO 35 PERCENT WITH FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
REMAINING FAIRLY LOW. OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES WILL BE MAINLY GOOD.
OTHERWISE...SLIGHT RAIN CHANCES MAY RETURN TO SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
AND SOUTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-010915-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
301 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...86 TO 91
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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

$$

NMZ115-010915-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
301 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/87000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. 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>081-010915-
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
401 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/17000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/52000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 90S ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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>070-075-082-010915-
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
401 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/78000 KNOT-FT.

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