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
457 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM TO NEAR-NORMAL BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE A
SERIES OF COLD FRONTS BRING THEM BACK DOWN AGAIN LATER IN THE WEEK.
THESE FRONTS WILL ALSO RESULT IN INCREASED CHANCES OF PRECIPITATION.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 25-70 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...
AND 15-45 PERCENT SUNDAY.  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-TXZ258-011100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
357 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING.  AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...46 TO 51
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 26 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 31 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 50 TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/26000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 19 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...80-100 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH.  BELOW 6000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...62 TO 67
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/77000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
BELOW 6000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER 40S
BELOW 6000 FEET.  WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST 5 TO
10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  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

$$

NMZ115-011100-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
357 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                      AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.  AREAS
                      OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 14 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 16 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62 TO 67.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 24 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/10000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S.  SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  NORTH 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>081-011100-
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
457 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING.  AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
                      THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....54 TO 59 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...61 TO 66
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 26 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...35-45 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 33 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/21000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 12 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...77 TO 82
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE.  EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.  COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  WEST 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-011100-
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
457 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                      MORNING.  AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
                      THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 23 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 11 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/28000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
                      DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 16 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 29 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/12000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S.  EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.  WARMER.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.  MUCH COOLER.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
NORTH 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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