949  
FNUS54 KMAF 100841  
FWFMAF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX  
341 AM CDT WED AUG 10 2022  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MULTIPLE DAYS OF SCATTERED RAINFALL AND INCREASED LOW LEVEL  
MOISTURE WILL KEEP FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AT BAY FOR THE NEXT 2-3  
DAYS. MINIMUM RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE SUFFICIENTLY ABOVE 15%  
WITH FUELS GETTING SOME MUCH NEEDED MOISTURE TO SCALE BACK THE  
OVERALL DRYNESS. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW  
NORMAL DURING THE DAY AND NEAR NORMAL AT NIGHT. RECOVERIES SHOULD  
BE FAIR TO GOOD EACH NIGHT. THE MAIN RISK FOR FIRE WEATHER  
CONCERNS WILL BE FROM CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER  
MATRIX PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE OFFICE.  
 
NMZ116-102215-  
SACRAMENTO FOOTHILLS AND GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-  
241 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 86 (-1) 61 (-4) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 33 (+5) 89 (+14) 36  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) W 7 SE 10 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 12 N 6 E 9  
LAL 4 3 4  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL SE 13 SE 16 NE 7  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9240 9440  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 16 E 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 147840 84960  
VENT CATEGORY VERY GOOD GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ117-102215-  
CHAVES PLAINS-  
241 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 60 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 90 (-4) 66 (-3) 90  
RH % (24H TREND) 32 (+7) 91 (+11) 32  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 7 E 10 E 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 10 NE 5 SE 6  
LAL 3 4 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL S 8 E 7 NE 9  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7270 10860  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 10 E 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 72700 86880  
VENT CATEGORY GOOD GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ118-102215-  
EDDY PLAINS-  
241 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 92 (-3) 68 (-3) 90  
RH % (24H TREND) 30 (+7) 84 (+18) 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 7 E 11 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 11 NE 6 E 7  
LAL 3 4 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL SE 14 SE 14 NE 8  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 10500 9680  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 16 NE 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 168000 67760  
VENT CATEGORY EXCELLENT GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NMZ119-102215-  
LEA-  
241 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 90 (-3) 65 (-4) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 32 (+7) 90 (+14) 33  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 8 E 10 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 10 NE 5 E 6  
LAL 4 4 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL SE 11 E 12 NE 10  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 8450 9490  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 12 NE 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 101400 85410  
VENT CATEGORY VERY GOOD GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TXZ270-271-102215-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7000 FEET-  
GUADALUPE AND DELAWARE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP AND PINE SPRINGS  
341 AM CDT WED AUG 10 2022 /241 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2022/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 87 (+1) 62 (-4) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 31 (+4) 82 (+20) 39  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 11 E 17 E 12  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 17 E 13 E 14  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL E 19 SE 23 NE 8  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 11120 8340  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 18 E 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 200160 75060  
VENT CATEGORY EXCELLENT GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TXZ272-273-275>282-102215-  
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-EASTERN CULBERSON COUNTY-  
CHINATI MOUNTAINS-MARFA PLATEAU-DAVIS MOUNTAINS-  
DAVIS MOUNTAINS FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL BREWSTER COUNTY-CHISOS BASIN-  
PRESIDIO VALLEY-LOWER BREWSTER COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VAN HORN, MARFA, FORT DAVIS, ALPINE,  
BIG BEND NP, PANTHER JUNCTION, MARATHON, CHISOS BASIN, PRESIDIO,  
LAJITAS, AND CASTOLON  
341 AM CDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 94 (+1) 65 (-5) 94  
RH % (24H TREND) 26 (0) 77 (+12) 27  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 7 E 13 E 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 12 E 8 E 10  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL E 15 E 18 NE 15  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 10950 8630  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) E 16 NE 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 175200 103560  
VENT CATEGORY EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-274-102215-  
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-LOVING-  
WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-  
TERRELL-REEVES COUNTY PLAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SEMINOLE, LAMESA, GAIL, SNYDER, ANDREWS,  
STANTON, BIG SPRING, COLORADO CITY, MENTONE, KERMIT, ODESSA,  
MIDLAND, GARDEN CITY, MONAHANS, CRANE, MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG LAKE,  
FORT STOCKTON, DRYDEN, SANDERSON, AND PECOS  
341 AM CDT WED AUG 10 2022  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 95 (-1) 70 (-3) 95  
RH % (24H TREND) 28 (+3) 77 (+9) 28  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 8 E 10 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 10 E 6 E 7  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
WIND 10000 FT MSL E 21 E 13 NE 13  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9890 9560  
TRANSPORT WND (KTS) SE 15 NE 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 148350 95600  
VENT CATEGORY VERY GOOD GOOD  
RFTI 0 0 0  
RFTI CATEGORY NIL NIL NIL  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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