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
209 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...

AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN ABOVE-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND LITTLE CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND.   RELATIVE
HUMIDITY RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE POOR IN SOME LOCATIONS IN THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE GUADALUPES...BUT MODERATE TO EXCELLENT
ELSEWHERE.  RECOVERY SATURDAY NIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO EXCELLENT.
RH/S WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 15-25 PERCENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-261615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
109 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-55 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ABOVE 6000 FEET...90 TO 95 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH.  BELOW 6000 FEET...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 90S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  BELOW
                      6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING
                      TO THE EAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/136000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 90S BELOW
6000 FEET.  EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF 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

$$

NMZ115-261615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
109 PM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/147000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-261615-
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
209 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 106
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-55 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....87 TO 92 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 105
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 105 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
103 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
106 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-261615-
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
209 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 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...EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 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...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/94000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 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...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 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...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/96000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 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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