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
235 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA
THROUGH EARLY EVENING DUE TO DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS. THERE MAY BE
A FEW DRY LIGHTNING STRIKES OVER THE GUADALUPES AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO WITH BRIEF STRONG WINDS AS WELL THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY AND ALLEVIATE FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

&&

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

NMZ114-TXZ258-271645-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
135 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO
                      20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 TO 56 ABOVE 6000 FEET...55 TO 60 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...40-50 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                      ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 30S ABOVE 6000 FEET...34 TO 39
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 26 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 20
                      TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 50S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      50S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 13 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/114000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
MID 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND
80 BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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

$$

NMZ115-271645-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
135 PM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 40S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 2 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57 TO 62.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 12 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 34 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                      NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 19 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 4 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 21 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>081-271645-
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
235 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....41 TO 46 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...45 PCT ALONG
                      THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 7 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
                      15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 10 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...10-15 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 12 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON. BELOW 5000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO
                      20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE LOWER 50S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...55-75 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 24 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59 TO 64 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 3 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 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>070-075-082-271645-
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
235 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 50S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                      MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 13 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 23 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/113000 KNOT-FT.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 27 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/91000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH 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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