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Fire Weather Planning Forecast FOR West Texas/Southeast New Mexico
Nantional Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
148 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR WINDY AND DRY
CONDITIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE PECOS RIVER IN WEST TEXAS...

.DISCUSSION...
Will continue the Red Flag Warning through early evening for areas
along and west of the Pecos River in west Texas for dry and breezy
conditions. Rh recovery tonight will be poor west of the Pecos River
and fair east. Warmer and more dry weather expected Monday but 20
foot winds should remain below 20 mph areawide. More poor to fair
recovery expected Monday night with near critical to critical fire
weather conditions possible Tuesday across the Guadalupe Mountains
and the southeast New Mexico Plains.

&&

For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

NMZ114-TXZ258-011645-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
1248 PM MDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 40s above 6000 feet...43 to 48
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......62 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 15 to 25 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 70s above 6000 feet...76 to 81
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 15 to 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....50 to 55.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........15-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 70s above 6000 feet...79 to 84
                      below 6000 feet.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......14500 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...in the lower
70s below 6000 feet. North winds 15 to 20 mph above 6000 feet...
north 10 to 15 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity above
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s above 6000 feet...in the
lower 70s below 6000 feet. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative
humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s above 6000 feet...in the upper
70s below 6000 feet. South winds 10 to 15 mph above 6000 feet...
south 5 to 10 mph below 6000 feet. Minimum relative humidity at or
below 15 percent.

$$

NMZ115-011645-
Southeast Plains-
1248 PM MDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 40s.
*    24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........35-45 percent.
*    24 hr trend......54 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....80 to 85.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 50.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........25-35 percent.
*    24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....85 to 90.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......17300 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny, cooler. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 15 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ057-074-080-081-011645-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-
Including the cities of Van Horn, Alpine, Fort Davis, Marfa,
Big Bend NP, and Marathon
148 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017 /1248 PM MDT Sun Apr 30 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....42 to 47 across the mountains...in the mid
                      50s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........15-25 percent across the mountains...10-20
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......45 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 15 to 25 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 10 to 15 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....77 to 82 across the mountains...in the mid
                      90s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southwest 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 25 to 35 mph.
* Mixing height.......12800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....51 to 56 across the mountains...in the lower
                      60s along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........10-20 percent across the mountains...35-45
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....82 to 87 across the mountains...96 to 101
                      along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-10 percent across the mountains...10-15
                      percent along the Rio Grande.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...southwest 10 to 15 mph below 5000
                      feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 20 mph.
* Mixing height.......18800 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in
the mid 90s along the Rio Grande. North winds 10 to 15 mph above
5000 feet...north 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet. Minimum relative
humidity at or below 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s across the mountains...in
the mid 80s along the Rio Grande. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s across the mountains...in
the upper 80s along the Rio Grande. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ079-011645-
Presidio Valley-
Including the city of Presidio
148 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........10-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......34 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph above 5000
                      feet...west 5 to 10 mph below 5000 feet.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 25 to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....89 to 94.
*    24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......2 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........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......12600 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 15 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....Around 60.
*    24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........10-20 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....93 to 98.
*    24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest around 15 mph.
* Mixing height.......17100 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. 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.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-060>063-067>070-075-082-011645-
Gaines-Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
Including the cities of Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Andrews,
Stanton, Big Spring, Colorado City, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake,
Fort Stockton, Dryden, and Sanderson
148 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the upper 40s.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........30-40 percent.
*    24 hr trend......47 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 25 to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....83 to 88.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5-10 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 30 to 40 mph.
* Mixing height.......14200 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 20 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
* Min temperature.....54 to 59.
*    24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........45-65 percent.
*    24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the lower 90s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
* Wind 20FT...........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......18400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....South around 26 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Not as warm. Highs around 80. North winds 10 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$

TXZ058-059-011645-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-
Including the cities of Pecos and Mentone
148 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the mid 40s.
*    24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........20-30 percent.
*    24 hr trend......51 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 low.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Northwest 20 to 30 mph.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the upper 80s.
*    24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 20 to 30 mph.
* Mixing height.......13400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....West around 21 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
* Min temperature.....In the lower 50s.
*    24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max humidity........15-25 percent.
*    24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........5 moderate.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...West 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
* Max temperature.....In the mid 90s.
*    24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity........5 percent.
*    24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* Wind 20FT...........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........6 high.
* Wind 10000 FT MSL...Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
* Mixing height.......18400 ft AGL.
* Transport winds.....Southwest around 22 knots.
* Ventilation cat.....Excellent/150000 knot-ft.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Not as warm. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds
10 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity above 15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Minimum relative humidity at or below 15 percent.

$$