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
207 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL FOR TUESDAY THEN WARM UP TO
AROUND NORMAL ON WEDNESDAY. RAIN ACROSS THE AREA WILL BEGIN TO
DECREASE TOMORROW BUT WILL REMAIN GENERALLY SOUTH AND WEST OF THE
PECOS RIVER. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND AFTER TODAY 20 FOOT WINDS WILL BE
BELOW 20 MPH EXCEPT IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS SO FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS SHOULD BE LOW. RECOVERIES TONIGHT WILL BE GOOD TO
EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-271630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
107 PM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 70
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...EAST
                      10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/33300 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 50S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      70S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID 70S
BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-271630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
107 PM MDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38200 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40200 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-271630-
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
207 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016 /107 PM MDT MON SEP 26 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
                      15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46400 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73 TO 78 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-271630-
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
207 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73 TO 78.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/29900 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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