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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 MON MAY 18 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 TUESDAY.

TXZ081-182100-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
300 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 90 TO 95 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...DECREASING CLOUDS. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS...LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS
TO AROUND 100 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS...LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 90S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER 90S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      88   68   92         /   20  20  20
CASTOLON             94   68   97         /   10  20  20
CHISOS BASIN         77   65   86         /   20  20  20
PERSIMMON GAP        88   66   92         /   20  30  30
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   95   69   97         /   20  20  20


$$

NMZ028-182100-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
200 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. HIGHS 76 TO 85. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
30 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      84   60   84         /   30  50  50


$$

TXZ074-182100-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
300 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      83   57   84         /   20  40  40


$$

TXZ258-182100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
200 AM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE. HIGHS 67 TO 78 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 80S BELOW
5000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 20 TO
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE
MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS
TO THE MID 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52 TO 57.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      82   59   79         /   20  50  50
DOG CANYON           72   56   75         /   20  50  50
MCKITTRICK CANYON    79   58   80         /   20  50  50


$$

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