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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
300 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 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 SUNDAY.

TXZ081-162100-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
300 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
91 TO 97 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS
TO THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      91   59   88         /   20  10  10
CASTOLON             95   58   91         /   20  10   0
CHISOS BASIN         83   58   80         /   20  10  10
PERSIMMON GAP        90   57   87         /   20  10  10
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   95   62   92         /   20  10  10


$$

NMZ028-162100-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
200 AM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. VERY WINDY.
HIGHS 70 TO 78. SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
55 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY WINDY. LOWS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS
30 TO 40 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      77   50   80         /   30   0   0


$$

TXZ074-162100-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
300 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      81   47   79         /   30   0   0


$$

TXZ258-162100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
200 AM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. STRONG WINDS.
HIGHS 63 TO 74. SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
MID 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 59.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 59.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      72   48   75         /   30   0   0
DOG CANYON           66   47   73         /   30   0   0
MCKITTRICK CANYON    74   48   77         /   30   0   0


$$

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