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

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FNUS54 KMAF 280751
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
251 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS REMAIN LOW OVER THE NEXT WEEK. WHILE ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE...MIN RH VALUES WILL REMAIN AROUND
20 TO 30 PERCENT ACROSS THE AREA WITH GOOD NOCTURNAL RECOVERY
EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN AND
ADJACENT PLAINS EACH AFTERNOON FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS...WITH STORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF DOWNPOURS...GUSTY WIND...AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING. WINDS WILL REMAIN FAIRLY LIGHT OUT OF THE EAST/SOUTHEAST.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-290800-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
151 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/112000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 80S BELOW
6000 FEET. SOUTHEAST 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

$$

NMZ115-290800-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
151 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....97 TO 102.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH 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>081-290800-
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
251 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 107
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....66 TO 71 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 105
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/86000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 102 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 90S ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE. 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-290800-
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
251 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/81000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). ISOLATED
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTHEAST 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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