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
349 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL CONTINUE AT LOW EBB THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AND MOST OF NEXT WEEK AS AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH/S REMAIN ABOVE 30
PERCENT...IF NOT A LOT HIGHER.  IT WILL BE  WINDY BEHIND A COLD
FRONT, WITH 20 FOOT NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH FAIRLY
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT.  THERE WILL BE A GOOD
CHANCE OF A WETTING RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WITH COOLER
THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES PERSISTING THROUGH MUCH OF THE NEXT 5
DAYS.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-301000-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
249 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...49 TO 54
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/58000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW LIKELY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 25 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 30 TO 45 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....60 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN WITH SLEET AND SNOW LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 33 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
                      EAST 25 TO 40 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/38000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 40S BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 40 BELOW 6000 FEET.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW
6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
40S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH 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

$$

NMZ115-301000-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
249 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 24 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/100000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SLEET OR SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30 TO 35.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN...SLEET OR SNOW LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 17 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........75-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 38 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....70 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/64000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH 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>081-301000-
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
349 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 11 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST 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.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/85000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...54 TO
                      59 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 19 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-60 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-301000-
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
349 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60 TO 65.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 16 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 31 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/54000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....43 TO 48.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 18 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. 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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