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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
316 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

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

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

TXZ081-182100-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
316 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND
70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 69 TO 74. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. IN THE MOUNTAINS...SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 67 TO 72.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 80S
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 66 TO 71.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER
80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 67 TO 72.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND
90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER
90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      84     70     84  /  60     60     50
CASTOLON             88     75     88  /  60     60     50
CHISOS BASIN         72     63     75  /  60     60     50
PERSIMMON GAP        85     72     86  /  60     60     50
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   89     75     88  /  60     60     50


$$

NMZ028-182100-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
216 AM MDT THU AUG 18 2016

.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 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 MID 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      87     66     90  /  10     10     10


$$

TXZ074-182100-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
316 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...DECREASING CLOUDS. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...DECREASING CLOUDS. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      79     59     84  /  50     50     30


$$

TXZ258-182100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
216 AM MDT THU AUG 18 2016

.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. HIGHS AROUND 80 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS
TO THE LOWER 90S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 61.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
MID 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 58 TO 63.
.TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59 TO 64.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
UPPER 80S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

VISITORS CENTER      84     64     89  /  10     10     10
DOG CANYON           77     60     82  /  10     10     10
MCKITTRICK CANYON    84     62     89  /  10     10     20


$$

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