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
241 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE EARLY THIS EVENING WITH FAIR TO GOOD RECOVERY TONIGHT. WINDIER
CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR AREAWIDE SUNDAY, BUT DUE TO ONLY NEAR NORMAL
HIGH TEMPERATURES, GREENUP OF FOLIAGE AND ERCS BELOW 50...CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED. WILL LIKELY UTILIZE
ANOTHER FIRE DANGER STATEMENT. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE REGION MONDAY AND ALLEVIATE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH MID
NEXT WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-261630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
141 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30
                      MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE EVENING. BELOW
                      6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...63 TO 68
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 30
                      TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 41 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO
                      20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...64 TO 69
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/110000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
60 BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
70 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY NEAR 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

$$

NMZ115-261630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
141 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10
                      TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....70 TO 75.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20
                      TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 31 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/143000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 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>081-261630-
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
241 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 90
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20
                      TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 28 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
                      15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/137000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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>070-075-082-261630-
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
241 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....81 TO 86.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/88000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY NEAR 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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