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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
531 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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

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

TXZ081-250900-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
531 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 68 TO 73. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 70S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63 TO 69. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. LOWS 53 TO 59. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID
70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 90 ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      69     73     63     65  /  60     80     80     40
CASTOLON             73     76     69     72  /  60     80     80     40
CHISOS BASIN         61     64     57     58  /  60     80     80     40
PERSIMMON GAP        71     73     65     65  /  60     90     90     50
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   75     78     71     73  /  60     80     80     40


$$

NMZ028-250900-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
431 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
90 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY...COOLER.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 47 TO 53. NORTHEAST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      64     66     53     56  /  20     90     90     90


$$

TXZ074-250900-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
531 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      61     66     53     57  /  60    100    100     90


$$

TXZ258-250900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
431 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO NOON MDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY...COOLER. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. VERY WINDY.
COOLER. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS 45 TO 52. NORTHEAST
WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
WINDY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS
TO THE MID 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 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 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                  TEMPERATURE         /       PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      62     64     49     51  /  20     90     90     90
DOG CANYON           57     62     47     52  /  20     90     90     90
MCKITTRICK CANYON    60     63     49     51  /  20     90     90     90


$$

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