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
221 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...
COOL AND WET CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND.
MOST OF WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO WILL SEE RAIN EXCEPT IN THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FT WHERE SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL
RESULT IN WET FUELS THIS WEEKEND.  TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO BE BELOW
NORMAL.  RAIN ACCUMULATIONS AROUND.25"-.75" WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE END OF SUNDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-031630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
121 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN
                      THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                      SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S ABOVE 6000 FEET...28 TO 33
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......42 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG THROUGH
                      THE DAY. OCCASIONAL SNOW OR SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS OR SNOW LIKELY IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......45 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33800 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY OR CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
                      25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                      CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-80 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42200 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-031630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
121 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN
                      THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG THROUGH
                      THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40300 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-031630-
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
221 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016 /121 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN
                      THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
                      THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...100
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...62 TO 67
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
                      20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/75000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
                      20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/71400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH
BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-031630-
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
221 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG THROUGH
                      THE NIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN SHOWERS
                      LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/34500 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT AS
COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$