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
407 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL INTO NEXT WEEK AS THE
UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE REMAINS CENTERED WELL NORTHWEST OF THE REGION.
ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE...BUT CHANCES OF RAIN WILL BE
MINIMAL.  RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 20-40 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY.  RH RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT WILL BE MODERATE TO
EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-020915-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
407 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...87 TO 92
                    BELOW 6000 FEET.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 4 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR/32000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...55-75 PERCENT
                    BELOW 6000 FEET.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.  BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 10
                    TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).  ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...88 TO 93 BELOW
                    6000 FEET.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR/51000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET.  EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 80S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
80S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$

NMZ115-020915-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
407 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
10K FT WIND.........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR/45000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
10K FT WIND.........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).  ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 90S.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
10K FT WIND.........EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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>081-020915-
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
407 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...94 TO 99 ALONG
                    THE RIO GRANDE.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40
                    PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 5000
                    FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
LAL.................2.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
                    70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86 TO 91 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...95 TO 100 ALONG
                    THE RIO GRANDE.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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>070-075-082-020915-
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
407 AM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89 TO 94.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
10K FT WIND.........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89 TO 94.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
10K FT WIND.........NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS AROUND 90.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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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