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
434 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER WILL NOT BE MUCH OF A CONCERN THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS
AS WINDS WILL MOSTLY BE BELOW 20 MPH AND RH VALUES WILL MOSTLY BE
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. NEAR CRITICAL TO CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY EXIST
WEDNESDAY AS DRY AIR MOVES IN FROM THE WEST AND WINDS WILL BE NEAR
20 MPH ACROSS MANY LOCATIONS. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL ALSO BE
VERY DRY WITH ELEVATED WINDS. OVERNIGHT RECOVERY TONIGHT WILL
RANGE FROM GOOD TO EXCELLENT.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-220945-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
334 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...76 TO 81
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/69000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...54 TO 59
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...50-70 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...76 TO 81
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 6 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY...WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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

$$

NMZ115-220945-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
334 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/66000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 17 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                      TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>081-220945-
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
434 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
                      10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 9 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....47 TO 52 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....75 TO 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 90
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...25-35 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 101 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-220945-
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
434 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 9 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......14500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/125000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/108000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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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