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
504 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE WARM DRY PATTERN WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE
ALOFT SLOWLY GIVES WAY TO STRONGER FLOW ALOFT AHEAD OF A FRONT ON TUESDAY.
MIN RH/S WILL TREND DOWN A FEW PCT EACH DAY AND TEMPERATURES UP A FEW
DEGREES. SUNDAY LOOKS TO THE WARMEST/DRIEST DAY AND MONDAY THE WINDIEST
DAY. STILL OTHER THAN POSSIBLY A FEW ISOLATED LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO ON SUNDAY THE MIN RH/S WILL NOT FALL BELOW 20 PCT. VENTILATION WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPROVE...MOSTLY DUE TO THE WARMER CONDITIONS...BUT ALSO CAN BE
SEEN IN THE MODERATE TO HIGH HAINES INDICES.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-261015-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
404 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 80
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/61000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-65 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 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...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/113000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. 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...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-261015-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
404 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/72000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 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.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/67000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-261015-
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
504 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE
                      MOUNTAINS...AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. EAST 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>070-075-082-261015-
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
504 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                      MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST 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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