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

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FNUS54 KMAF 231050
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
450 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO
15 TO 20 PERCENT WILL ELEVATE THE FIRE DANGER TO NEAR CRITICAL
LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND SHIFT FROM
THE WEST TO NORTHWEST AS A WEAK FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WILL REMAIN LOW BUT
SO WILL WIND SPEEDS SO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT
EXPECTED AFTER TODAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR TO GOOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-241100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
350 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST AND BLOWING
                      DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...60 TO 65
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
                      DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE
6000 FEET...AROUND 60 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 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

$$

NMZ115-241100-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
350 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST AND BLOWING
                      DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 36 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27 TO 32.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 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>081-241100-
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
450 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST AND BLOWING
                      DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 41 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/144000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25
                      MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT. BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS
                      15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
                      BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-241100-
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
450 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST AND BLOWING DUST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 28 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 36 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/98000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY...WARMER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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