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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
430 AM CST SAT DEC 13 2014

RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.

SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND SUNDAY.

TXZ081-132200-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
430 AM CST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 69 TO 74 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE
MOUNTAINS...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS
TO AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      69   49   67         /   10   0  10
CASTOLON             72   49   71         /   10   0  10
CHISOS BASIN         62   47   59         /   10   0  10
PERSIMMON GAP        68   50   64         /   10   0  10
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   73   51   71         /   10   0  10


$$

NMZ028-132200-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
330 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...DECREASING CLOUDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS 63 TO
71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY...WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 25 TO
35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH INCREASING TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      71   39   64         /   10  20  10


$$

TXZ074-132200-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
430 AM CST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY...WINDY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN
THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      67   38   58         /   10   0  10


$$

TXZ258-132200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
330 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...DECREASING CLOUDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. WINDY...COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. VERY WINDY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S NEAR THE
MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 30 TO
40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS AROUND 50 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER 50S BELOW
5000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER 50S BELOW
5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      69   37   53         /   10  20  10
DOG CANYON           65   31   49         /   10  20  10
MCKITTRICK CANYON    67   34   56         /   10  20  10


$$

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