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
152 PM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY WILL FOSTER MINIMUM RH/S
EACH AFTERNOON OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT OVER PORTIONS OF THE SE NM PLAINS
AND UPPER TRANS PECOS, BUT HIGHER ELSEWHERE.  SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL GENERALLY STAY BELOW 20 MPH SUSTAINED EACH DAY TOO.
RECOVERY WILL BE POOR TO FAIR OVER PORTIONS OF THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND SE NM PLAINS EACH MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SCARCE TODAY AND FRIDAY, BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL
INCREASE SATURDAY AND INCREASE MORE SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO THE AREA.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-231615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1252 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...80 TO 85
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ABOVE 6000 FEET...57 TO 62 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...77 TO 82
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-231615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
1252 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-231615-
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
152 PM CDT THU SEP 22 2016 /1252 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (15-25 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...
                      SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/145000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...
                      SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/124100 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-231615-
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...
KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON
152 PM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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