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
419 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ABUNDANT TROPICAL MOISTURE FLOWING OVER THE REGION WILL RESULT IN
WIDESPREAD CLOUD COVER... LOWER TEMPERATURES... AND HIGHER RELATIVE
HUMIDITY.  POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.  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-TXZ258-170930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
319 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...67 TO 72
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/50000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...75-95 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...70 TO 75
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/35000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARLTY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHWEST 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

$$

NMZ115-170930-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
319 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................4 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. 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 AROUND 90. 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-170930-
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
419 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....72 TO 77 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/45000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-170930-
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
419 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 TO 84.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/56000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/59000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. 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 90S. 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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