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SXUS44 KMAF 290847  
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RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
347 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS  
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.  
 
SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION ARE  
FOR TODAY, TONIGHT, AND THURSDAY.  
 
TXZ081-292100-  
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-  
347 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE  
MOUNTAINS TO AROUND 80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 20 TO  
30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. IN THE  
MOUNTAINS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH  
BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID  
80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
LOWER 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
AROUND 90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND  
90 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 74 48 81 / 0 0 0  
CASTOLON 78 51 85 / 0 0 0  
CHISOS BASIN 61 47 70 / 0 10 10  
PERSIMMON GAP 74 48 81 / 0 0 0  
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE 80 49 84 / 0 0 0  
 

 
 
NMZ028-292100-  
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-  
247 AM MDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. VERY WINDY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS  
25 TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR, WINDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 54 46 76 / 20 10 0  
 

 
 
TXZ074-292100-  
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-  
347 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST  
WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.    
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO  
20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, WARMER. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 62 41 74 / 10 10 0  
 

 
 
TXZ258-292100-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
247 AM MDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 50S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.    
TONIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS  
25 TO 35 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR  
THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR, WINDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO  
20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH  
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY, COLDER. LOWS 38 TO 43.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 45.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS  
TO AROUND 70 BELOW 5000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 49.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO  
THE MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43 TO 49.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO  
THE MID 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 54 44 71 / 20 10 0  
DOG CANYON 48 40 63 / 20 10 0  
MCKITTRICK CANYON 54 42 72 / 20 20 0  
 

 
 
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