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
243 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT
OR LESS...AND HIGH FIRE DANGER THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

.DISCUSSION...

SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF AN INCOMING UPPER
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM.  THESE WINDS WILL BRING IN VERY DRY AIR.  THESE
FACTORS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH FIRE DANGER TO RESULT IN POSSIBLY
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.
OTHERWISE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL BE MODERATE OVERNIGHT...
AND POOR TO MODERATE TUESDAY NIGHT.  RH/S WILL BOTTOM OUT TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AT 5-10 PERCENT...AND 5-15 PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-151630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
143 PM MDT MON APR 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....24 TO 29 ABOVE 6000 FEET...26 TO 31 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 35 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63 ABOVE 6000 FEET...62 TO 67 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/105000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 18 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...74 TO 79
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  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.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  BREEZY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  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

$$

NMZ115-151630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
143 PM MDT MON APR 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 14 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/124000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO
                      10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                      SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......15500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER.  HIGHS AROUND 70.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 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>081-151630-
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
243 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26 TO 31 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 40
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
                      BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.  BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS
                      10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...43 TO 48
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...82 TO
                      87 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10-15 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  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>070-075-082-151630-
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
243 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29 TO 34.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/78000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  EAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 80.  SOUTHEAST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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