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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
331 AM CST THU JAN 29 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 FRIDAY.

TXZ081-292200-
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-
331 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. MUCH COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND
60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 50 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 60 ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
AROUND 60 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO
THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE
UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      77   43   52         /    0  10  20
CASTOLON             79   47   57         /    0  10  20
CHISOS BASIN         69   41   50         /    0  10  20
PERSIMMON GAP        76   42   49         /    0  20  30
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE   80   48   60         /    0  10  20


$$

NMZ028-292200-
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-
231 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET
LIKELY. LITTLE OR NO SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY. COLDER.
LITTLE OR NO SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN WITH SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
80 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      56   35   37         /   10  60  70


$$

TXZ074-292200-
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-
331 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. COLDER. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF RAIN
80 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      61   35   45         /    0  30  40


$$

TXZ258-292200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-
231 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST
FRIDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. COOLER.
HIGHS 50 TO 56. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET
LIKELY. COLDER. LITTLE OR NO SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION. LOWS
AROUND 30. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...RAIN WITH SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY. COLDER. SNOW AND
SLEET ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN WITH SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
80 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER
40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 40S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO
THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE
MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.

&&
                             TEMPERATURE  /  PRECIPITATION
VISITORS CENTER      53   31   37         /   10  60  80
DOG CANYON           51   28   37         /   10  60  80
MCKITTRICK CANYON    54   31   36         /   10  60  80


$$

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