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
338 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THIS MORNING, BUT ONLY COOL
AREAS NORTH AND EAST OF THE PECOS RIVER.  HOT TEMPERATURES WILL
PERSIST TO THE SOUTH AND WEST OF THE PECOS, WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON
RH/S OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT.  CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT
EXPECTED SINCE 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS WILL STAY BELOW 20 MPH
SUSTAINED.  COOLER TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND, AND INCREASING RAIN
CHANCES EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL MITIGATE ANY FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-180845-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
238 AM MDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...79 TO 84
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 33 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...65 TO 70
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 24 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
                      NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-180845-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
238 AM MDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST 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>081-180845-
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
338 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10-15 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST 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...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 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........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/110000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 80S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...
EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. 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>070-075-082-180845-
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
338 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....85 TO 90.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TO 79.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/48000 KNOT-FT.

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