546  
SXUS44 KMAF 050849  
RECMAF  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECASTS FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
248 AM CST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST TEXT REPRESENTS AN AVERAGE OF CONDITIONS  
OVER THE ENTIRE PARK.  
 
SPOT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION ARE  
FOR TODAY, TONIGHT, AND WEDNESDAY.  
 
TXZ279-280-282-052200-  
BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK-  
248 AM CST TUE MAR 5 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 80S  
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS, WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE, LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS  
TO THE UPPER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. IN THE MOUNTAINS, SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. ALONG THE RIO GRANDE, LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS  
BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE MID 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 60 IN THE MOUNTAINS TO AROUND  
80 ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS  
TO THE LOWER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO  
THE MID 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE  
LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 79 54 81 /  
CASTOLON 83 53 87 /  
CHISOS BASIN 69 52 72 /  
PERSIMMON GAP 80 53 83 /  
RIO GRANDE VILLAGE 88 47 90 /  
 

 
 
NMZ027-028-052200-  
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK-  
148 AM MST TUE MAR 5 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO  
THE SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. BLOWING DUST IN THE  
EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 71 52 72 /  
 

 
 
TXZ277-052200-  
FORT DAVIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE-  
248 AM CST TUE MAR 5 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY, COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 70 43 73 /  
 

 
 
TXZ270-271-052200-  
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
148 AM MST TUE MAR 5 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SUNNY, WINDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS  
TO THE UPPER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING  
TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
INCREASING CLOUDS. LOWS 43 TO 49. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO AROUND 70 BELOW 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH  
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 51. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. BLOWING DUST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE UPPER  
60S BELOW 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS 30 TO 45 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH  
INCREASING TO 65 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. COLDER. BLOWING DUST IN  
THE EVENING. LOWS 37 TO 42.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S NEAR THE  
MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO THE LOWER 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LOWS 32 TO 37.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE MID 50S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN  
PEAKS TO THE MID 60S BELOW 5000 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S NEAR THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS TO  
THE LOWER 70S BELOW 5000 FEET.  
 

 
TEMPERATURE / PRECIPITATION  
 
VISITORS CENTER 66 47 67 /  
DOG CANYON 59 43 61 /  
MCKITTRICK CANYON 68 50 69 /  
 

 
 
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