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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

TXZ024-171015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          91          69          93          68
Temp          93 89 77 73 70 67 78 88 91 88 78 74 71 69 80 90 93 90 78 74 71 68
Dewpt         61 60 64 65 64 64 68 68 68 66 68 68 67 67 69 67 64 63 66 65 65 64
Max/Min RH                   91          45          93          38          87
RH            35 37 63 76 82 91 71 53 47 48 71 82 87 93 69 47 38 41 67 75 83 87
Wind Dir      NW  N  N NW  N  N  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  W
Wind Spd       5  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  9 10  6  6  4  4  6  8  8  9  6  5  5  5
Clouds        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     28 22 23 12 21 21 20 23 31 50 63 58 67 40 28 38 34 43 55 34 39 22
PoP 12hr                     20          20          30          20          30
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.01        1.22        0.02        0.13
Rain SHWRS        S  S              S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S              S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     2     1     1     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6100   300  5700 10600  5100   900  3000  7300  4900   100
T Wind Dir             NW     N     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              2     4     5    10    10     9    13    11     5     4
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          93      69    94      69    93      69    94      70    92
Temp          90 90   74 69 91 91   75 69 90 90   74 69 91 91   75 70 89 89
Dewpt         64 62   64 63 62 60   62 62 62 61   62 63 63 61   63 63 63 62
Min/Max RH       36      81    34      79    35      80    35      80    37
RH            43 40   69 81 39 36   65 78 40 38   66 80 40 37   67 80 42 41
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10       5    10      20    30

$$

TXZ026-171015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          94          71          95          70
Temp          94 91 80 75 72 70 81 91 94 91 80 76 73 71 82 92 95 92 80 76 73 70
Dewpt         67 64 67 68 68 68 69 70 69 68 68 70 69 68 69 68 65 65 67 67 66 65
Max/Min RH                   93          44          90          37          84
RH            41 41 65 78 86 93 67 51 44 47 66 82 86 90 65 46 37 42 65 75 80 84
Wind Dir      SW  W NW NE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  W  W
Wind Spd       9  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  8  9  8  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  5  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     39 35 39 18 27 26 19 25 28 47 60 53 68 43 28 37 33 41 49 31 40 24
PoP 12hr                     20          20          30          20          30
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.01        0.60        0.02        0.21
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     2     1     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4200   200  5200  8600  5100   600  2800  5400  3500   100
T Wind Dir             SW     N     E    SE     S    SE     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     3     3     8     9     6    11    10     6     2
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          95      71    97      71    96      72    96      72    95
Temp          92 92   76 71 93 93   77 71 93 93   77 72 93 93   77 72 92 92
Dewpt         66 63   65 65 64 62   64 65 64 63   64 65 65 63   65 64 65 63
Min/Max RH       36      81    32      81    34      79    34      76    35
RH            43 39   68 81 38 35   65 81 39 38   64 79 40 38   66 76 41 39
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10       5    10      10    30

$$

TXZ043-171015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      72          95          72          95          71
Temp          96 93 82 77 74 72 83 92 95 92 81 77 74 72 83 92 95 92 81 76 73 71
Dewpt         67 67 70 70 67 67 69 70 67 68 68 67 68 66 68 65 64 62 63 63 64 64
Max/Min RH                   84          40          83          35          79
RH            40 43 68 78 78 84 63 49 40 45 64 71 81 81 61 41 36 37 55 64 72 79
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       8  9  5  5  4  3  5  5  6  9  6  5  4  4  8  8  8  8  5  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     57 59 58 37 47 29 36 40 44 47 37 37 48 41 39 38 39 36 21 26 32 24
PoP 12hr                     30          20          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.08        0.07        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     2     1     3     3     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4600   300  2500  8800  4700   200  6800  9600  6100   100
T Wind Dir              S     W    SW     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              9     3     9    11     9     3    11    10     5     3
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          95      72    97      72    96      73    96      73    96
Temp          92 92   77 72 94 94   78 72 93 93   78 73 93 93   78 73 93 93
Dewpt         65 63   63 63 63 60   62 63 64 60   62 64 64 62   63 63 63 60
Min/Max RH       35      73    31      73    32      73    33      71    30
RH            42 39   62 72 37 33   59 73 39 34   58 73 39 36   60 71 37 34
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5    10       5     5      10    20

$$

TXZ035-171015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          90          68          91          67
Temp          92 89 77 73 70 67 78 87 90 87 77 73 70 68 79 88 91 88 77 72 69 67
Dewpt         61 56 61 63 64 64 67 67 65 65 65 65 65 65 67 65 63 62 63 63 63 62
Max/Min RH                   90          44          90          38          84
RH            36 33 58 72 83 90 70 52 44 48 67 76 84 90 68 47 40 42 63 73 80 84
Wind Dir       N  N  E  E SE  E  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       6  4  6  6  5  4  6  6 10  9  6  5  5  4  8 10  9  8  5  5  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     37 30 33 21 21 14 16 28 41 51 52 41 56 33 29 40 27 46 40 37 36 18
PoP 12hr                     10          30          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.09        0.15        0.02        0.02
Rain SHWRS                          C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7200   600  5600 10300  4000   200  5000  9100  5400   100
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              8     6     6    11    10     4    13    11     6     4
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          90      68    91      67    90      68    91      68    91
Temp          87 87   73 68 88 88   72 67 87 87   73 68 88 88   73 68 88 88
Dewpt         63 61   61 60 61 59   60 60 62 59   60 61 63 60   60 61 61 59
Min/Max RH       38      76    36      78    37      78    37      78    34
RH            45 42   66 76 41 38   65 78 44 39   64 78 44 39   64 78 41 38
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10       5    10      10    20

$$

TXZ031-171015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          94          71          95          71
Temp          96 92 80 76 73 70 81 91 94 91 80 76 73 71 82 92 95 92 81 76 73 71
Dewpt         66 64 68 68 69 68 69 69 68 68 69 69 69 68 69 67 65 65 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   94          43          90          37          81
RH            39 39 65 77 88 93 67 49 43 47 69 79 86 90 65 45 37 42 61 71 78 81
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  E  E NW SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd       6  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  8  5  4  4  6  8  8  9  5  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     51 44 45 21 32 28 22 27 32 46 57 47 61 39 31 38 34 39 47 31 42 27
PoP 12hr                     30          20          30          20          30
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.01        0.41        0.02        0.09
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     2     1     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5000   300  6100  9600  5100   900  2600  7300  4900   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     S     S    SE    SE     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10     3     2     9     8     9    11     9     6     3
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          95      71    97      72    96      72    96      72    95
Temp          92 92   76 71 93 94   78 72 93 93   77 72 93 93   77 72 92 92
Dewpt         65 63   65 64 63 62   64 64 64 62   64 64 64 62   64 64 64 62
Min/Max RH       36      79    32      76    34      76    34      76    34
RH            42 39   68 79 37 35   63 76 39 36   64 76 39 36   64 76 40 37
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10       5    10      10    30

$$

TXZ029-171015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
211 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Date           08/16/17      Thu 08/17/17            Fri 08/18/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      64          89          66          90          65
Temp          89 86 74 70 67 64 76 86 89 86 75 71 68 66 77 87 90 87 75 71 68 65
Dewpt         60 58 62 63 64 64 68 68 66 66 66 66 66 65 68 66 64 63 65 64 64 63
Max/Min RH                  100          47          97          41          93
RH            38 39 66 80 92100 78 56 47 52 73 84 92 97 74 50 42 46 71 80 89 93
Wind Dir       N  N NE  E  E  E SE  S SE  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd       5  4  5  4  4  4  5  5  8  8  5  5  4  4  8  9  8  8  5  5  5  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     24 16 17 13 17 18 19 28 39 52 60 48 62 37 24 38 29 44 45 39 40 20
PoP 12hr                     10          30          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.07        0.67        0.02        0.05
Rain SHWRS                          C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4400   400  5600 12000  4300   200  4400  9700  5300   200
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              4     3     5    11     9     6    12    10     6     5
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           08/19  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          89      66    90      66    89      66    90      66    89
Temp          86 86   71 66 87 87   71 66 86 86   71 66 87 87   71 66 86 86
Dewpt         64 62   62 61 62 60   61 61 62 60   61 61 63 61   62 61 62 61
Min/Max RH       41      84    37      84    38      84    39      84    39
RH            49 45   73 84 44 41   70 84 45 42   71 84 45 42   73 84 45 43
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10       5    10      20    20

$$

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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