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Warnings

red flag
Eddy County, NM

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 9 PM
MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: 2 PM MDT TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND: WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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Watches

fire weather
Culberson County, TX

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...
HUMIDITY OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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StormTracker 9 Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Tom Tefertiller

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 41°

Spring wind and temperatures are back in the forecast for the rest of the week. Along with an increase in fire danger. The next change will be with another cold front early in the Easter holiday weekend. This will bring the possibility of some scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to the forecast late on Friday into Saturday. Keep that in mind when you make your outdoor Easter weekend plans.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear and chilly . Low around 41. Winds S/SE at 5-15 mph and gusty.

Wednesday: Sunny, warmer, and breezy. High near 78. Winds S/SE at 15-25 mph and gusty.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear and cool. Low near 48. Winds SW becoming N at 10-20 mph and gusty.

9-Day Forecast: Odessa

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 41°

Warmer & Breezy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 48°

Sunny & Warm

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 49°

T-storm late

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 57°

Few Showers/T-Storms Possible

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 56°

Mostly Sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 55°

Mostly Sunny

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 58°

Mostly Sunny

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 60°

Isolated T-storms

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 59°

Sunny

Currently in Odessa as of

  • 52°(Feels like 47°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 15 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:20
  • Sunset: 20:19
  • Humidity: 18%
  • UV Index: 10.00

9-Day Forecast: Big Spring

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 40°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 51°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 55°

Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 63°

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 61°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 55°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 57°

Cloudy

Currently in Big Spring as of

  • 54°(Feels like 49°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 17 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16
  • Sunset: 19:16
  • Humidity: 20%
  • UV Index: 10.00

9-Day Forecast: Pecos

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 37°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 50°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 53°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 60°

Rain

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 55°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 54°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 55°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Pecos as of

  • 50°(Feels like 48°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:25
  • Sunset: 20:23
  • Humidity: 21%
  • UV Index: 10.00

9-Day Forecast: Fort Stockton

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 44°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 53°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 57°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 60°

Rain

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 58°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Fort Stockton as of

  • 52°(Feels like 48°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:23
  • Sunset: 20:21
  • Humidity: 23%
  • UV Index: 10.00

9-Day Forecast: Dryden

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 41°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 50°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 49°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 52°

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 52°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 51°

Partly Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 53°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Dryden as of

  • 53°(Feels like 51°)
  • Wind: E @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:21
  • Sunset: 20:17
  • Humidity: 22%

9-Day Forecast: Marfa

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 42°

Clear

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 52°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 61°

Cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 63°

Rain

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 63°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 62°

Cloudy

Currently in Marfa as of

  • 37°(Feels like 34°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:28
  • Sunset: 20:24
  • Humidity: 23%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Odessa
52°
Big Spring
54°
Pecos
50°
Fort Stockton
52°
Dryden
53°
Marfa
37°
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