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
235 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL TOMORROW AND WILL
GRADUALLY WARM UP THROUGH FRIDAY BUT BE NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW
NORMAL AT THE END OF THE WEEK. RAIN AND STORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY THEN DECREASE. MINIMUM RH VALUES
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 35 PERCENT SO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
WILL BE LOW. RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL MOSTLY BE VERY 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-TXZ258-261630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
135 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/117000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-60 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 70S
BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-261630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
135 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/104900 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/32600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...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.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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
235 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016 /135 PM MDT SUN SEP 25 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-80
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 36 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/107500 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/36800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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...
KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON
235 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 60.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 32 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/88400 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/19600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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