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
255 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR 20 FT
WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR
LESS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...

.DISCUSSION...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT AND RESULT IN
A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST WITH WINDY CONDITIONS
CONTINUING. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TO BE POOR TO FAIR
WEST OF THE PECOS RIVER...FAIR TO GOOD EAST. ANOTHER BREEZY
TO WINDY DAY ON TAP MONDAY BUT RH/S WILL IMPROVE SIGNIFICANTLY.
A DRY DAY IS EXPECTED AREAWIDE TUESDAY BUT 20 FOOT WINDS SHOULD
REMAIN BELOW 20 MPH. BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY WILL
RESULT IN NEAR CRITICAL TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
AGAIN.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-141200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
155 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 30S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH BECOMING
                      NORTH LATER TONIGHT. BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS
                      20 TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING NORTH LATER
                      TONIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46 ABOVE 6000 FEET...45 TO 50 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 25 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 30 TO
                      40 MPH DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-60 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ABOVE 6000 FEET...60 TO 65 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-141200-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
155 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST THROUGH
                      THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 20 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 32 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/112000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-141200-
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
255 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...49 TO 54
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 21 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-20 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26 TO 31 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 14 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST 20 TO 25 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>070-075-082-141200-
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
255 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST LATE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 25 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 30 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/143000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS
20 TO 25 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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