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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
715 AM CST MON MAR 2 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.

TXZ081-022200-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
715 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54 TO 61 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO 59 TO
66 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. MUCH COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MUCH COLDER. LOWS 24 TO 31. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 40S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS
TO THE LOWER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      56   41   74         /   10  10  10
CASTOLON             67   44   81         /   10  10  10
CHISOS BASIN         60   48   66         /   10  10  10
PERSIMMON GAP        50   42   76         /   10  10  10
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   64   46   81         /   10  10  10


$$

NMZ028-022200-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
615 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. HIGHS 44 TO
55. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NOT AS
COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. MUCH COLDER. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW OR
RAIN IN THE EVENING. MUCH COLDER. LOWS AROUND 20.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      47   41   69         /   10  10  10


$$

TXZ074-022200-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
715 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. MUCH
COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
LIGHT SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. MUCH COLDER. LOWS AROUND 17. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      66   43   68         /   10  10  10


$$

TXZ258-022200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
615 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 52 TO 58. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE MID 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH INCREASING
TO 30 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WINDY. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY...COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S
NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING. WINDY. MUCH COLDER. LOWS AROUND 17.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.
.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 LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      52   45   61         /   10  10  20
DOG CANYON           55   45   52         /   10  10  20
MCKITTRICK CANYON    55   45   62         /   10  10  20


$$

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