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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
446 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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

TXZ081-032200-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
446 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO 78 TO 84 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
THE WEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR LIGHT SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. MUCH
COLDER. LOWS 28 TO 34. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S IN
THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO 31.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
MID 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
AROUND 70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      78   55   66         /    0  30  30
CASTOLON             82   55   69         /    0  30  30
CHISOS BASIN         71   54   60         /    0  30  30
PERSIMMON GAP        76   53   65         /    0  30  30
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   82   57   74         /    0  30  30


$$

NMZ028-032200-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
346 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS
COOL. HIGHS 59 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...DECREASING CLOUDS. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. COLDER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      68   46   53         /   30  30  30


$$

TXZ074-032200-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
446 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. MUCH COLDER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      65   43   57         /   20  40  40


$$

TXZ258-032200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
346 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDY.
HIGHS 51 TO 63. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...DECREASING CLOUDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WINDY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
AROUND 50 BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
VERY WINDY. MUCH COLDER. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO
45 MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
60 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. COLDER.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER 30S
BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE MID 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COLD. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      60   43   48         /   30  30  30
DOG CANYON           56   39   46         /   30  30  30
MCKITTRICK CANYON    62   43   50         /   30  30  30


$$

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