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
252 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...MAINLY IN
EASTERN FIRE DISTRICTS.  A COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BRING
TEMPS WELL BELOW NORMAL THURSDAY...ENHANCING RAIN CHANCES THURSDAY
AND THURSDAY NIGHT.  RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE
POOR IN SOME PARTS OF THE GUADALUPES...BUT MODERATE TO EXCELLENT
ELSEWHERE.  RECOVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE MODERATE ALONG SOME
PARTS OF THE RIO GRANDE...BUT EXCELLENT ELSEWHERE.  RH/S WILL BOTTOM
OUT AT 10-50 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...AND 35-70 PERCENT
THURSDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-201630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
152 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 61 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...76 TO 81
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...10-15 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 51 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...55-65 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 44 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/20000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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

$$

NMZ115-201630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
152 PM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 25 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78 TO 83.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                      LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 43 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  WARMER.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 80.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 80.  SOUTHWEST 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>081-201630-
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
252 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH.  BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
                      10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 75 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...88 TO 93
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-201630-
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
252 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81 TO 86.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/74000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  WARMER.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  SOUTHWEST 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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