296  
SXUS44 KMAF 181931  
RECMAF  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
231 PM CDT THU OCT 18 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.  
 
TXZ081-190900-  
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-  
231 PM CDT THU OCT 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOWER  
70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND  
70 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
52 TO 57. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO  
GRANDE.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54 TO 59. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO  
GRANDE.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 51 66 55 63 / 30 30 30 50  
CASTOLON 56 74 61 70 / 20 20 30 50  
CHISOS BASIN 46 56 51 55 / 20 20 30 50  
PERSIMMON GAP 51 67 57 64 / 20 20 30 50  
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE 54 74 59 71 / 30 30 30 50  
 

 
 
NMZ028-190900-  
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-  
131 PM MDT THU OCT 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO 46.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 50S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 60S.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 60S.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
30 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 46 60 49 62 / 50 30 20 20  
 

 
 
TXZ074-190900-  
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-  
231 PM CDT THU OCT 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND  
10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 50S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS  
COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 60S.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
60 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 44 58 50 55 / 20 20 30 40  
 

 
 
TXZ258-190900-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
131 PM MDT THU OCT 18 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 39 TO 45.  
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE  
LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS 42 TO 49. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE  
MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO  
30 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS 39 TO 46. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER 50S BELOW  
5000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 60S BELOW  
5000 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE MID 60S BELOW  
5000 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 45 TO 50. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE  
UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 43 60 47 59 / 40 30 20 20  
DOG CANYON 40 51 43 52 / 50 30 20 20  
MCKITTRICK CANYON 43 59 49 60 / 50 30 20 20  
 

 
 
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