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
449 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW THIS WEEK WITH GENERALLY
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. IN ADDITION PRECIPITATION WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. RH RECOVERY THE REST OF THE WEEK
WILL BE 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-TXZ258-041100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
349 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...58 TO 63
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-50 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
                      25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 32 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...44 TO 49
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 14 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-041100-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
349 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 36 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/136000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                      DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW OR LIGHT SLEET IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....44 TO 49.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST 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>081-041100-
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
449 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...77 TO 82
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/147000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      MID 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-041100-
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
449 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                      SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 28 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 42 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                      CHANCE OF SNOW OR LIGHT SLEET IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1200...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHEAST 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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