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
221 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL FOR THE NEXT 3 DAYS THEN A COLD
FRONT WILL COME INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND BRING WELL BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. RAIN CHANCES CONTINUE
FOR MONDAY THEN CONDITIONS DRY OUT FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK.
MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 25 PERCENT THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-051630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
121 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...70-90 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/98500 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-65 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...53 TO 58
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/124000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 40S 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.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-051630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
121 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/119100 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90800 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-051630-
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
221 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016 /121 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                      SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/97900 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/121000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
50 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-051630-
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
221 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG
                      THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
                      SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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