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
333 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL  CONTINUE BUILD INTO WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO INTO NEXT WEEK...RESULTING IN UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES
UNDER GENERALLY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT.  WHILE THESE HIGHER
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOME AREAS
EACH AFTERNOON...20 FOOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN UNDER 20 MPH.
RHS WILL BOTTOM OUT THIS AFTERNOON AT 10-25 PERCENT...AND 15-40
PERCENT SATURDAY.  RH RECOVERY 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-TXZ258-130945-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
233 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
                      SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 8 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/20400 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31 TO 36 ABOVE 6000 FEET...33 TO 38 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........40-60 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...45-65 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/53300 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-130945-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
233 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/31000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/38600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-130945-
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
333 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                      IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/22000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....32 TO 37 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75 TO
                      80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-30
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-130945-
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
333 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....71 TO 76.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/39800 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....36 TO 41.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/83500 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 70.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

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