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
155 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
PERSISTENT UPPER RIDGE WILL CONTINUE THE UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER
THROUGH THE WEEK.  HOWEVER DEWPOINTS IN THE 50S AND 60S WILL RESULT
IN MINIMUM RH MAINLY ABOVE 20 PERCENT. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS AND WESTERN PERMIAN
BASIN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON WHERE A FEW LOCATIONS COULD
BOTTOM OUT AROUND 15 PERCENT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS THE REGION WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF STORMS ACROSS WEST TEXAS TUESDAY. LITTLE TO NO PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED BEYOND TUESDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-041630-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
1255 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...89 TO 94
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/90000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....65 TO 70.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...93 TO 98
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE MID 90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S ABOVE 6000 FEET...
IN THE LOWER 90S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH 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

$$

NMZ115-041630-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
1255 PM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....95 TO 100.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/95000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....99 TO 104.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 101. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 100. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. SOUTH 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>081-041630-
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
155 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 TO 69 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 103
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/27000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                      PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
                      UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...40-60
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....88 TO 93 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 106
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/80000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 106 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 105 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND
105 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-041630-
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
155 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                      SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE
                      OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 90S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/76000 KNOT-FT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....99 TO 104.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/85000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 102. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 101. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 101. SOUTHEAST 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...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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