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 | Next Version | Current Version | All | Text Only | Save Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On

Skip product version selection by date and time.   
417
FNUS54 KMAF 232023
FWFMAF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
223 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE NEXT WEEK DESPITE A
WARMING AND DRYING TREND WITH LIGHT WINDS THROUGH MONDAY. RH/S WILL
INCREASE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BUT WINDS SHOULD REMAIN FAIRLY LIGHT.
OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TO BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT THE NEXT
SEVERAL MORNINGS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-241630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
123 PM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 23 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE 40S TO NEAR 50.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/2000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 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.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST 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.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/5000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST 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

$$

NMZ115-241630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
123 PM MST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/6000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/10000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST 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>081-241630-
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
223 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 20S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 20S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/15000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 25 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 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>070-075-082-241630-
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
223 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/13000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/25000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH 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

$$

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