Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
332 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH DAY
OVER THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...THE EASTERN PERMIAN BASIN...
AND THE LOWER TRANS PECOS REGIONS OF WEST TEXAS...WHERE DAYTIME RH
READINGS WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE AND NIGHTTIME RH
RECOVERY WILL BE EXCELLENT. WEST OF A LAMESA TO ODESSA TO SANDERSON
LINE...HOWEVER...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST...WHERE DAYTIME
RH READINGS WILL FALL TO BELOW 15 PERCENT AND OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY
WILL BE FAIR.  A COOLER AND MORE UNSETTLED PATTERN IS FORECAST FOR
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A COLD FRONT SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-071645-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
232 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                      MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...74 TO 79 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....48 TO 53.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74 ABOVE 6000 FEET...75 TO 80 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
70 BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST
15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000 FEET...
EAST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET. 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

$$

NMZ115-071645-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
232 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....52 TO 57.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1 UNTIL 0100...THEN 2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 45 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....80 TO 85.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST 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>081-071645-
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
332 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                      ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...75-95 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...94 TO 99
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 8 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...65-85 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 55 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....78 TO 83 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000
                      FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 80S ALONG
THE RIO GRANDE. 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...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-071645-
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
332 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                      EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                      SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....61 TO 66.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 4 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....84 TO 89.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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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