323  
SXUS44 KMAF 230403  
RECMAF  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
1003 PM CST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS  
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.  
 
SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION ARE  
FOR TONIGHT, FRIDAY, FRIDAY NIGHT, AND SATURDAY.  
 
TXZ081-231000-  
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-  
1003 PM CST THU FEB 22 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS, WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE, LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. IN THE  
MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE, SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE  
MOUNTAINS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS  
TO THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 42 75 49 70 / 0 0 10 0  
CASTOLON 45 80 51 76 / 0 0 10 0  
CHISOS BASIN 47 66 46 62 / 0 0 10 0  
PERSIMMON GAP 42 79 47 73 / 0 0 10 0  
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE 45 79 51 78 / 0 0 10 0  
 

 
 
NMZ028-231000-  
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-  
903 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 30 TO 40 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS  
25 TO 35 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 38 66 37 57 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
 
TXZ074-231000-  
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-  
1003 PM CST THU FEB 22 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 36 71 36 59 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
 
TXZ258-231000-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
903 PM MST THU FEB 22 2018  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS  
TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH  
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. VERY WINDY. COLDER. LOWS 28 TO 33.  
WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. STRONG WINDS. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR  
THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 35 TO  
55 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 70 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE  
MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO  
THE LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34 TO 41.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. HIGHS AROUND 50 NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO  
THE LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 39 67 33 52 / 0 0 0 0  
DOG CANYON 38 56 28 43 / 0 0 0 0  
MCKITTRICK CANYON 39 66 34 53 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
 
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