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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

TXZ024-222245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      72          50          78          46          67
Temp          48 43 54 67 72 65 58 54 52 50 60 73 78 68 57 52 50 46 54 63 67 60
Dewpt         33 36 32 24 24 30 33 32 32 36 37 34 36 39 41 39 36 33 26 21 23 29
Min/Max RH                   16          61          21          60          18
RH            54 76 44 19 16 27 39 42 45 58 41 24 22 34 55 60 58 59 34 20 19 30
Wind Dir      NW NW NW NW  W  S SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd       9  6  5  1  4  3  4  6  8  8  8 11 12  8  6  6  6  5 11 11 12  6
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      7  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4 10 16 14 12  8  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              5300  6300   100   100  4100  6300   200   200  5300  5900
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW    SW     N     N     N    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     9     6     9    13    13     8     6    19    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    79      55    80      45    53      37    59
Temp          50 46 73 71   60 55 76 69   52 45 52 48   40 37 55 54
Dewpt         32 35 32 34   33 37 33 34   33 30 24 22   19 22 19 29
Max/Min RH       66    22      56    18      49    31      61    28
RH            49 65 22 26   36 50 21 27   47 55 34 35   42 54 24 37
PWind Dir         W     W      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC B1   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5    10      20    10

$$

TXZ026-222245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      74          48          80          49          70
Temp          50 45 56 69 74 66 57 53 51 48 60 75 80 70 60 55 52 49 57 66 70 62
Dewpt         35 37 37 31 26 31 33 35 35 37 39 39 38 40 43 38 36 33 31 26 25 28
Min/Max RH                   17          63          21          58          20
RH            55 72 49 24 17 27 40 50 54 65 46 28 22 33 54 52 53 53 37 22 18 27
Wind Dir       N NW NW  N  W  S  S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd       8  6  6  4  4  4  6  6  5  5  6 10 12  9  8  8  6  8 11 13 13  8
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     14  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  5 10 16 14 11  7  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              5300  6200     0     0  4600  6800   100   200  5200  6500
T Wind Dir             NW    SW     S    SW     N     N     N    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd              5     9     6     5    10    17     8     6    20    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    80      54    81      46    57      35    61
Temp          50 45 74 72   59 54 76 70   53 46 55 50   39 35 57 55
Dewpt         32 34 39 36   37 40 39 36   36 30 25 21   20 22 22 27
Max/Min RH       68    23      59    21      46    29      59    27
RH            50 64 28 27   43 58 26 28   52 53 31 31   45 58 26 34
PWind Dir        NW     W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC B1   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0    10      10    10

$$

TXZ043-222245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      74          47          81          46          70
Temp          52 47 57 69 74 66 56 52 50 47 60 75 81 70 58 53 50 46 55 66 70 63
Dewpt         38 38 36 30 27 30 32 33 33 35 38 37 35 38 41 41 41 35 30 25 24 27
Min/Max RH                   18          62          19          67          18
RH            59 71 46 23 17 26 39 47 53 63 45 24 19 30 54 65 73 66 39 21 18 26
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE  N SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       5  6  8  6  4  3  4  5  4  5  8  8  8  8  9  8  6  5 11 11 11  5
Clouds        SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     28  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  6 11 12 14  8  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              4700  5800   100   100  2200  5200   200   200  4400  6300
T Wind Dir              N     W     S    SW     W    NE    NE     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              8     5     5     6     8    11     8     6    17    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    80      55    85      46    58      37    61
Temp          51 46 74 72   60 55 80 73   54 46 56 51   41 37 57 55
Dewpt         30 33 33 32   35 41 37 35   38 32 24 23   22 23 17 25
Max/Min RH       60    20      64    16      50    28      61    23
RH            45 61 22 23   39 60 21 25   56 58 29 32   46 56 21 31
PWind Dir        NW     W      SW     W       N     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ035-222245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      72          47          79          43          66
Temp          45 40 52 67 72 64 56 52 50 47 59 74 79 68 56 50 47 43 52 62 66 59
Dewpt         33 35 33 27 26 30 32 33 35 36 37 36 36 38 40 39 39 35 30 26 26 30
Min/Max RH                   19          68          20          70          23
RH            62 81 48 22 18 27 40 48 57 65 44 25 21 33 56 65 74 72 43 25 22 33
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd       4  6  5  3  4  5  6  8  6  6  6  8 12 10 10 10  9  6 11 10 10  6
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      6  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  6 10 12 14  8  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              4800  5400   100   100  2800  4300   200   200  5800  6300
T Wind Dir             NW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              3     8     6     6    10    17     9     6    14    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          43    76      53    81      44    54      34    59
Temp          48 43 70 69   58 53 76 70   51 44 52 48   38 34 55 54
Dewpt         32 34 33 31   33 38 33 33   33 30 25 24   21 23 22 26
Max/Min RH       68    22      58    17      52    31      66    25
RH            54 70 25 24   39 56 21 26   49 57 34 39   50 63 28 34
PWind Dir        NW     W      SW     W       N    NE      NE     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC SC   B1 SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     5      20    10

$$

TXZ031-222245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      75          48          80          46          70
Temp          50 45 56 70 75 67 57 53 51 48 60 75 80 69 58 53 50 46 55 66 70 62
Dewpt         35 38 37 31 27 33 34 35 34 37 39 39 38 40 43 41 38 35 32 27 25 29
Min/Max RH                   17          63          21          61          19
RH            56 75 48 23 17 28 40 49 52 64 46 28 22 34 58 64 64 64 42 23 18 28
Wind Dir       N NW NW  N NW  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd       5  6  6  4  2  3  5  6  6  5  6  8 11  8  8  6  6  6 11 13 13  6
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     16  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  9 16 13 11  7  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              5200  6200   200   200  2700  6400   300   300  4500  6100
T Wind Dir             NW    SW     S    SW    NW     N     N    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6     6     8    11    14     8     6    19    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    81      55    84      46    58      36    62
Temp          50 45 75 73   60 55 79 72   54 46 56 51   40 36 58 56
Dewpt         33 34 38 37   37 41 39 37   36 31 25 22   22 23 22 27
Max/Min RH       65    21      60    19      48    29      60    26
RH            52 65 26 27   42 59 24 28   52 56 31 32   47 57 25 33
PWind Dir        NW     W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC B1   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-222245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
402 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date             Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      69          44          76          41          64
Temp          43 38 49 64 69 61 53 49 47 44 56 71 76 65 53 48 45 41 50 60 64 57
Dewpt         33 35 33 25 25 29 32 34 35 35 38 36 36 38 41 39 37 33 27 23 25 30
Min/Max RH                   20          73          22          72          24
RH            67 87 53 23 19 29 45 56 63 70 51 28 23 37 63 71 74 72 41 24 22 36
Wind Dir       N  N  N  W  W SW SW SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd       4  4  4  3  5  4  4  6  5  5  6 11 11  8  8  8  6  4 10 11 11  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      5  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  8 13 14 14  9  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              5100  5600   100   100  3500  5400   200   200  4700  5700
T Wind Dir             NW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              4     9     6     8    13    16     9     6    14    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          41    75      50    77      39    51      32    56
Temp          46 41 69 67   55 50 72 65   47 39 49 45   36 32 52 51
Dewpt         33 34 34 32   36 38 33 33   32 30 24 24   21 22 21 28
Max/Min RH       73    22      63    18      58    35      72    29
RH            61 75 27 27   49 63 23 30   56 69 37 43   54 66 29 41
PWind Dir         W     W      SW    NW       N     N       N     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5    10      20    10

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dewpt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20 ft. Wind Direction
Wind Dir Deg(degrees)...............20 ft. Wind Direction in Tens of Degrees
                                    Relative to Due North.
     Example: 09 = 90 Degrees = East; 18 = 180 Degrees = South;
              27 = 270 Degrees = West; 36 = 360 Degrees = North
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft. Wind Speed
Wind Gust(MPH)......................20 ft. Wind Gust
Wind Chill..........................Wind Chill Temperature
Heat Index..........................Heat Index
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability of Measurable Precipitation
QPF 12Hr(in)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain SHWRS.....Rain Showers
       TSTMS..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       SnowSHWRS......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       FRZG Rain......Freezing Rain
       FRZG DRZL......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       O..............Occasional
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
OBVIS...............................Obstruction to Visibility
     TYPE...
       F..............Fog
       PF.............Patchy Fog
       F+.............Dense Fog
       H..............Haze
       BS.............Blowing Snow
       K..............Smoke
       BD.............Blowing Dust
       AF.............Volcanic Ashfall
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Mix Hgt(feet AGL)...................Mixing Height
T Wind Dir(8 point compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Dispersion..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (Inches Mercury)...........Station Pressure
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Ceiling (ft)........................Ceiling
Stability (CAT).....................Pasquil Turner Stability
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dwpt................................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions



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