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
249 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE BELOW NORMAL FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA TOMORROW. CHANCES OF RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 40 PERCENT THROUGH
THURSDAY SO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-251630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
149 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ABOVE 6000 FEET...56 TO 61 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-50 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/132000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...47 TO 52
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 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.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 31 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY 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.

$$

NMZ115-251630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
149 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/129000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                      AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......9 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....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 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.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-251630-
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
249 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016 /149 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....NEAR 100 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 33 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140200 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...68 TO 73
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-70
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 34 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/83900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 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
UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-251630-
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
249 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....NEAR 100 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 34 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84500 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....90 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 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/80300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY 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 LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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