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
236 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A LITTLE UPTICK IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS AFTN/
EVENING OVER THE MTNS AND ADJACENT PLAINS. GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS. OTHERWISE...PERSISTENCE
RULES WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD. AFTN/EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE OVER THE DAVIS/GUADALUPE MTNS AND ADJACENT PLAINS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WITH DRY WEATHER ELSEWHERE. AS TEMPS ALOFT COOL A
LITTLE EXPECT AFTN TEMPS TO DROP A COUPLE OF DEGREES THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. MIN RH/S WILL CONTINUE TO BE GREATER THAN 20 PERCENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-281630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
136 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...88 TO 93
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/92000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...88 TO 93
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 80S BELOW 6000 FEET.
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-281630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
136 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....96 TO 101.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....94 TO 99.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-281630-
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
236 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 104
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/57000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-65
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 103
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 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>070-075-082-281630-
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
236 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/94000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 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...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/132000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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