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
326 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE TODAY AND THEN WARM UP
TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE AVERAGE BEFORE ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE AREA ON FRIDAY COOLING TEMPERATURES DOWN AGAIN. MINIMUM RH
VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 15 PERCENT. THERE IS A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN ACROSS THE EAST ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN AN EVEN
BETTER CHANCE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AREAWIDE. RECOVERIES
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM GOOD TO EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-170930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
226 AM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/21000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...55 TO 60
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...25-35 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/115000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST 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

$$

NMZ115-170930-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
226 AM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 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 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 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.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. 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>081-170930-
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
326 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...68 TO 73
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS
                      10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 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>070-075-082-170930-
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
326 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/49000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 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...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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