Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

Skip options and go directly to product.
Home | Oldest Version | Previous Version | Current Version | All | Graphics & Text | Save Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On

Skip product version selection by date and time.   
403
FNUS54 KMAF 011939
FWFMAF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
239 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures will be slightly below normal through early next week.
There is a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms across mainly
the higher terrain the next couple of days. Minimum RH values will
remain above 15 percent and 20 foot winds will mostly be below 20
mph through early next week. 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-TXZ258-021615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
139 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 60s.
   24 HR TREND......4 degrees warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 percent above 6000 feet...55-75 percent
                    below 6000 feet.
   24 HR TREND......13 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the north 5
                    to 10 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.Thursday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). Isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 80s above 6000 feet...in the lower
                    90s below 6000 feet.
   24 HR TREND......3 degrees warmer.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......1 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 10 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Good/89000 knot-ft.

.Thursday Night...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 60s.
   24 HR TREND......1 degree warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......9 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                    feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet.
LAL.................3.
Chance of precip....50 percent.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.Friday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...81 to 86
                    below 6000 feet.
   24 HR TREND......8 degrees cooler.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 percent above 6000 feet...35-45 percent
                    below 6000 feet.
   24 HR TREND......16 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 15 to 20 mph above 6000
                    feet...northeast 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet.
LAL.................3.
Chance of precip....40 percent.
HAINES INDEX........5 moderate.
10K FT WIND.........East 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 18 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Very good/111000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s above 6000 feet...in the
mid 80s below 6000 feet. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s above 6000 feet...in the upper
80s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s above 6000 feet...in the upper
80s below 6000 feet. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

$$

NMZ115-021615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
139 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 60s.
   24 HR TREND......1 degree warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......3 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 moderate.
10K FT WIND.........West 5 to 10 mph.

.Thursday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....In the lower 90s.
   24 HR TREND......1 degree warmer.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......3 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........5 moderate.
10K FT WIND.........East 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 10 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Good/91000 knot-ft.

.Thursday Night...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent). Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 60s.
   24 HR TREND......2 degrees warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......1 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4.
Chance of precip....50 percent.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.Friday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 to 91.
   24 HR TREND......4 degrees cooler.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......8 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chance of precip....40 percent.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........East 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10900 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 7 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Good/75000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 10 to
15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

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>081-021615-
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
239 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                    upper 60s along the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......Unchanged.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 percent across the mountains...70-90
                    percent along the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......1 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph above 5000
                    feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.Thursday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 to 92 across the mountains...96 to 101 along
                    the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......2 degrees warmer.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......1 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........North 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 7 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Fair/48000 knot-ft.

.Thursday Night...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the mid 60s across the mountains...in the
                    lower 70s along the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......1 degree warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 percent across the mountains...65-85
                    percent along the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......4 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.Friday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 to 85 across the mountains...96 to 101 along
                    the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......5 degrees cooler.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 percent across the mountains...25-35
                    percent along the Rio Grande.
   24 HR TREND......8 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........3 very low.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9900 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 10 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Good/99000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s across the mountains...in
the mid 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph above
5000 feet...southeast 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.Monday...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s across the mountains...in the
upper 90s along the Rio Grande. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

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>070-075-082-021615-
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
239 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....In the upper 60s.
   24 HR TREND......Unchanged.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......2 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.Thursday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90 to 95.
   24 HR TREND......1 degree warmer.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......1 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 16 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Good/98000 knot-ft.

.Thursday Night...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). Isolated showers
                    and thunderstorms.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....Around 70.
   24 HR TREND......2 degrees warmer.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......6 percent drier.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to
                    10 mph after midnight.
LAL.................2.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........5 moderate.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.Friday...
SKY/WEATHER.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....Around 90.
   24 HR TREND......2 degrees cooler.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......2 percent wetter.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chance of precip....20 percent.
HAINES INDEX........4 low.
10K FT WIND.........Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8900 ft agl.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 14 knots.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Very good/124000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.Sunday...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.Monday...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

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

$$

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.