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
436 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS
BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT. MINIMUM RH
VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 15 PERCENT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
DRIER AIR WILL COME INTO THE AREA ON CHRISTMAS DAY BUT 20 FOOT WINDS
SHOULD BE BELOW 20 MPH THAT DAY. OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES WILL GENERALLY
BE GOOD.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-221045-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
336 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...20-30 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/64000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-65 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
                      LOWER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE MID 40S BELOW 6000 FEET. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE MID 50S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
AROUND 60 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. 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

$$

NMZ115-221045-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
336 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/119000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 32 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. 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...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-221045-
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
436 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 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 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....39 TO 44.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...50-70 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW
5000 FEET. 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>070-075-082-221045-
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
436 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
                      EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 29 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 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/52000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 30 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...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/99000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. 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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