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
403 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN LOW THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEK. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND
THURSDAY BUT MIN RH/S SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 25 PERCENT BOTH DAYS.
COOLER AND MORE MOIST CONDITIONS WILL SET IN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
WITH WIDESPREAD RAIN...POSSIBLY EXCEEDING ONE INCH. SOME OF THE
RAIN COULD MIX WITH SLEET OR SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO PLAINS. GOOD TO EXCELLENT OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS EXPECTED
THE REMAINDER 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-TXZ258-291015-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
303 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 70
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41 ABOVE 6000 FEET...38 TO 43 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...48 TO 53
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-60 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY OR SNOW OR SLEET. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTH 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

$$

NMZ115-291015-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
303 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 23 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...RAIN OR SNOW OR SLEET LIKELY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH 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>081-291015-
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
403 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/59000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. COOLER. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. NOT AS
COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH
BELOW 5000 FEET. 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>070-075-082-291015-
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
403 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/105000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/51000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. COOLER. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH 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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