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

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FNUS54 KMAF 012010
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
210 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WARMING/DRYING TREND EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH MID WEEK FOR ALL OF WEST
TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO HOWEVER FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN
LOW AS MIN RH/S STAY ABOVE CRITICAL THRESHOLDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10. GUSTY
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH BY THIS EVENING. OTHERWISE...
OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES WILL BE EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-021615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
110 PM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      30S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...65-85 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
                      10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/46000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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

$$

NMZ115-021615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
110 PM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 9 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/45000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/44000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. 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>081-021615-
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
210 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                      EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 20S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 30S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...59 TO
                      64 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....33 TO 38.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...80-100 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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>070-075-082-021615-
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
210 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26 TO 31.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 14 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 68.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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