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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1019 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-270330-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
1019 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016 /919 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WESTERN TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE MARFA PLATEAU, DAVIS MOUNTAINS,
BIG BEND REGION, STOCKTON PLATEAU, LOWER TRANS PECOS AND EASTERN
PERMIAN BASIN TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON THURSDAY, THE DRYLINE WILL BECOME ACTIVE AGAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM NEAR LAMESA TO KERMIT TO
FORT STOCKTON TO THE BIG BEND.  SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE
WITH LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THURSDAY ACROSS THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS, VAN HORN AREA AND
OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST PERMIAN BASIN AND A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS IN EFFECT.  NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED JUST EAST OF THE EXPECTED CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND




Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
213 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS DUE TO HOT...DRY AND
WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL THURSDAY
EVENING FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
PLAINS DUE TO HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

.HOT...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THIS EVENING,
AND OCCUR AGAIN THURSDAY FROM LATE MORNING UNTIL EVENING IN THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS.  SINCE FIRE
DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH IN THESE AREAS, A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL THIS EVENING, AND A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT
THURSDAY.  THE HAINES INDEX WILL BE 6 TODAY AND 5 THURSDAY.

NMZ114-115-TXZ258-261000-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0038.000000T0000Z-160526T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.A.0032.160526T1500Z-160527T0300Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST PLAINS-
213 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016 /113 PM MDT WED MAY 25 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...AND VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...
AND VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 3 TO 7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TODAY.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TODAY. WEST
  WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...5 TO 10 PERCENT IN THE PLAINS AND 9 TO 13 PERCENT IN
  THE MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$




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