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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

TXZ024-242230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      54          25          52          37          66
Temp             37 39 48 53 51 39 34 30 27 31 46 51 50 45 43 41 39 43 58 65 63
Dewpt            24 20 16 15 13 17 13 17 16 18 17 19 18 23 23 29 30 31 20 19 19
Min/Max RH                   21          66          27          70          17
RH               61 45 27 22 21 40 41 57 63 58 31 28 28 41 46 61 70 61 23 17 18
Wind Dir          N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11 13 10 13 12 12  6  4  4  4  6 11 11 12 12 11 12 12 13 14 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         0  0  1  4  8  5  2  5  8 19  9 13  9 17 25 42 59 63 67 68 69
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                  2     2     2     3     4     4     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              3400  8100  3500   300  3600  6100  3900   300  6200 10400
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NE    NE    SE     S     S     S     W     W
T Wind Spd             13    11     5     3     9    17    13     9    14    26
RFTI              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


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            40    70      48    72      38    57      34    63
Temp          49   42 62 68 55   50 64 69 47   40 52 55 42   36 55 60
Dewpt         26   26 23 22 24   25 23 18 20   21 12  9 13   14 15 17
Max/Min RH         53    17      38    14      46    15      40    17
RH            41   52 22 17 31   38 21 14 34   46 20 15 30   40 20 18
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-242230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      55          27          51          37          67
Temp             40 42 50 54 52 41 35 31 29 32 45 50 50 45 43 41 39 44 59 66 64
Dewpt            24 21 20 17 14 17 18 19 18 18 17 19 19 24 25 29 30 35 30 26 25
Min/Max RH                   22          63          29          76          21
RH               52 43 30 23 22 37 49 61 63 56 32 29 29 43 49 62 70 70 33 22 22
Wind Dir          N NW NW NW  N NE  N  N  N NE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd         10 13 11 13 13 13  9  5  5  6  4  9 10 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         0  0  1  5  9  5  2  3  5 21  9 13 10 20 21 39 58 62 66 67 67
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                  2     4     2     2     4     4     4     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              3300  5900  3400   200  3800  5200  3200   200  3700  8100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NE     N     E     S     S     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             13    12     8     5     6    13    13     9    13    16
RFTI              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


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            40    71      47    75      40    59      34    63
Temp          49   42 63 69 55   49 67 72 49   42 53 57 42   36 55 60
Dewpt         32   32 30 26 28   28 26 21 25   23 16 14 14   16 17 18
Max/Min RH         67    20      44    14      48    17      43    18
RH            52   67 29 20 35   44 21 14 39   46 23 18 31   43 22 19
PWind Dir           N    SW      SW     W      NW     N       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-242230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      63          30          55          40          71
Temp             43 46 56 62 60 46 39 35 32 36 49 54 53 48 46 44 42 47 63 70 68
Dewpt            30 27 21 21 18 20 18 19 19 20 19 21 21 27 28 32 34 39 37 31 25
Min/Max RH                   19          58          27          79          20
RH               62 46 25 20 19 35 42 53 58 52 30 27 28 44 49 63 73 75 38 23 20
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          8 12  8 13  5 12 10  9  8  8  5  8  8  9 10  9 10 12 13 13 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         0  0  1  2  3  2  2  4  6 19 13 18 15 11 15 31 48 51 54 59 64
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     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3500  8000  5600   400  3600  5100  3200   200  2800  6600
T Wind Dir              N     W    NE    NE     E     S    SE     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9    14    11     6    10    12    11     9    13    14
RFTI              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


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            43    75      48    76      43    60      34    63
Temp          52   45 67 72 57   50 68 73 52   44 55 58 43   36 56 61
Dewpt         32   36 31 23 27   31 28 22 23   26 19 12 17   18 14 12
Max/Min RH         70    16      49    15      49    16      46    14
RH            47   70 26 16 31   49 22 15 33   49 24 16 34   46 19 14
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW     W      NW     N       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-242230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      60          23          55          36          67
Temp             37 40 52 59 56 41 34 29 25 30 47 54 53 46 43 40 38 43 59 66 64
Dewpt            28 25 21 17  0  8 12 17 16 18 18 18 17 22 25 30 29 31 21 18 14
Min/Max RH                   10          68          23          70          14
RH               72 55 29 19 10 25 39 60 68 60 31 24 24 38 49 67 70 62 23 16 14
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W NW NE  E NE  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  W  W SW
Wind Spd         10 10 10 19 18 12  9  8  8  9 10 13 13 11 13 12 11 10 14 18 13
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        20  2  1  2  3  5  6  9 11 16 20 25 23 23 33 45 57 61 64 65 66
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     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5000  8600  5700   200  3300  5700  3600   200  5700  8900
T Wind Dir              N     W     N     E    SE    SW     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             10    25     9     5    12    17    12    11    12    21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            38    70      43    70      36    58      32    62
Temp          47   40 62 67 51   45 62 67 45   38 52 56 41   34 54 59
Dewpt         22   26 24 18 23   24 23 17 19   20 13  8 13   14 15 12
Max/Min RH         57    15      43    14      48    14      43    15
RH            37   57 23 15 33   43 22 14 35   48 21 14 31   43 21 15
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-242230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      58          28          53          38          69
Temp             42 44 52 57 55 43 37 32 30 34 47 52 51 46 44 42 40 45 61 68 66
Dewpt            25 21 18 17 14 19 19 20 18 20 18 20 19 25 26 31 32 37 28 25 22
Min/Max RH                   19          63          28          81          18
RH               53 40 26 21 19 38 49 62 60 57 32 28 29 43 49 66 75 75 28 20 19
Wind Dir          N NW NW NW  N NE  N NE NE NE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         10 13 11 13 12 12  9  6  5  5  4  9  9 11 11 12 11 12 13 13 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         0  0  1  3  5  3  1  3  5 20 10 15 11 18 20 38 56 60 64 66 67
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     2     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3300  6300  3200   300  3700  5300  3300   300  5000  8500
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NE    NE     E     S     S     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             13    12     8     5     8    14    13    11    16    17
RFTI              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


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            41    73      47    75      40    61      34    65
Temp          50   43 65 70 55   49 67 72 49   42 55 59 43   36 57 62
Dewpt         31   31 27 25 28   29 23 20 24   24 16 13 16   16 17 17
Max/Min RH         62    17      46    13      50    16      43    16
RH            48   62 24 19 35   46 19 14 37   48 22 17 33   43 21 17
PWind Dir           N    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-242230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
320 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      57          21          53          34          63
Temp             34 37 49 56 54 39 32 27 23 28 45 52 51 44 41 38 36 40 55 62 60
Dewpt            24 21 16 16  3  4 11 16 14 17 17 17 17 20 23 27 26 27 19 16 14
Min/Max RH                   12          68          25          67          16
RH               69 52 26 20 12 23 41 63 68 63 32 25 26 38 48 64 67 59 24 16 16
Wind Dir          N  N NW NW NW NE  E NE  E SE  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         10 11 10 14 14 12  8  5  5  6  9 12 11 10 11 11 10 11 14 17 12
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         2  0  1  2  4  3  3  8 13 16 10 13  9 16 29 44 58 62 66 67 69
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     2     4     4     3     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              4600  9800  6300   200  3800  5800  3600   300  5600  9300
T Wind Dir             NW     W     N     E    SE    SW     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             10    26     9     4    11    18    13    13    16    27
RFTI              0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            36    67      42    67      34    56      30    60
Temp          45   38 59 65 50   44 60 64 43   36 50 54 39   32 52 57
Dewpt         23   25 24 20 22   24 23 17 18   19 13  8 12   13 16 15
Max/Min RH         59    18      45    16      50    15      45    17
RH            41   59 26 18 33   45 24 16 36   50 22 15 32   45 24 19
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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