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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
212 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW LEAVING MIMINUM
AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES BELOW 30 PERCENT. A COLD FRONT EARLY THURSDAY
WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND AN UPPER LOW FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY WILL BRING RAINFALL AMOUNTS POSSIBLY IN EXCESS OF AN
INCH. THERE WILL ALSO BE A CHANCE FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION MAINLY
IN THE DAVIS AND GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO.
DRIER CONDITIONS WILL FINALLY RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK. OVERNIGHT
RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT EACH DAY.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-281645-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
112 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/84000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-75 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...60-80 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 40S ABOVE 6000 FEET...45 TO 50
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....POOR/30000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SNOW OR RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 40 BELOW
6000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-281645-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
112 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....34 TO 39.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/42000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 21 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/50000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW LIKELY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW.
HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-281645-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN HORN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
212 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 50
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/70000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....38 TO 43 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53 TO 58 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 70
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 15 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...30-40 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 18 PCT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 14 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/63000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 50S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000 FEET...EAST 15 TO 20 MPH
BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 60S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID 50S ALONG THE RIO
GRANDE. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE
15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-281645-
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
212 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....40 TO 45.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                      NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 20 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 18 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 23 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/58000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$








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