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
204 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE WEEK. FOG AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT SE NM AND THE PERMIAN BASIN
THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RH`S WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH
MOSTLY LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM
EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES WEDNESDAY
WITH MORE WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-011630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
104 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 19 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...80-100 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST
                      WINDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...57 TO 62
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 34 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...75-95 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. BREEZY.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S BELOW
6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 15 TO
20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
40 BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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

$$

NMZ115-011630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
104 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
                      PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 13 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG EARLY
                      IN THE MORNING. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55 TO 60.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 27 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 38 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/20000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
                      FREEZING RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
                      IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                      DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/22000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST 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>081-011630-
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
204 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...69 TO 74
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 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...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65 TO 70
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 50 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 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>070-075-082-011630-
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
204 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG. PATCHY
                      DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29 TO 34.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
                      DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 26 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 38 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/12000 KNOT-FT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
                      FREEZING RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
                      IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                      DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW...SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MUCH COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. 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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