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
327 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE WARMER SATURDAY AND EVEN MORESO SUNDAY WITH THE RETURN
OF SUNSHINE AND SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST WINDS BY SUNDAY. THE WARMER
WEATHER WILL BRING IMPROVING VENTILATION HOWEVER THERE IS NOT
MUCH DRY EVEN FOR THE WESTERN AREAS. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL
REMAIN LOW EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF WETTING
RAINS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-281200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
227 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET
                      IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 26 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 36 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...65-85 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ABOVE 6000 FEET...62 TO 67 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 50 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST
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

$$

NMZ115-281200-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
227 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET
                      IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....21 TO 26.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. AREAS LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/32000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST 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>081-281200-
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
327 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....25 TO 30 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
                      IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...61 TO 66
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...79 TO 84
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/128000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST 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>070-075-082-281200-
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
327 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                      NIGHT. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....24 TO 29.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING. AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
                      THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/23000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 14 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/4000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST 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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