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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

TXZ024-242230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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                      61          34          62          38          69
Temp          27 25 30 51 61 52 44 40 37 35 38 54 62 54 47 43 40 38 43 61 69 57
Dewpt         12 12 14 14 10  8 13 13 16 17 17 15 19 20 25 26 30 32 33 34 27 27
Min/Max RH                   13          49          19          82          21
RH            52 58 52 22 13 16 28 33 42 48 42 21 19 26 41 51 67 79 69 37 21 31
Wind Dir       W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  4 11 13 10  8  9 10 11 13 18 18 13 12 13 14 13 12 13 12  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  9  6  1  4  3 17 15 31 28 33
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3200  5400   100   100  2800  4800   400   400   900  6000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9    16    10    10    17    24    13    13    13    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  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 NO


Date               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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            33    57      28    60      33    64      36    66
Temp          41   34 51 48 34   29 51 51 39   34 56 55 42   37 58 58
Dewpt         26   23 17 12 14   15 14 13 15   17 20 20 20   23 29 27
Max/Min RH         64    18      57    16      54    18      63    24
RH            55   64 26 23 44   56 22 21 38   51 25 25 42   57 33 31
PWind Dir          NW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ026-242230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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                      61          31          63          37          69
Temp          28 26 30 51 61 51 42 37 34 32 36 54 63 55 47 42 40 38 42 60 69 58
Dewpt         14 14 17 16 14 14 15 17 18 18 20 19 18 19 24 27 30 32 34 37 35 34
Min/Max RH                   16          62          17          85          28
RH            55 61 57 24 16 22 33 43 51 57 52 25 17 24 41 54 68 80 74 42 28 40
Wind Dir      NW  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  9 12 10  9 10  9  9 10 17 19 14 13 13 11 11 10 14 13 10
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1 15  7  3  2  2  5 17 23 17 37
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     5     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2400  4500     0     0  2900  4800   200   200  1300  2000
T Wind Dir              W     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd              6    14     9     6    11    26    12    11    14    14
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               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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            35    58      28    60      31    65      35    66
Temp          42   36 52 48 34   29 51 51 37   32 56 55 41   36 58 58
Dewpt         32   24 21 15 16   16 16 15 16   17 22 20 21   22 29 26
Max/Min RH         67    20      60    17      59    19      64    23
RH            67   62 29 26 47   59 24 24 42   54 27 25 44   57 33 29
PWind Dir          NW     N      NE     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ043-242230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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                      62          31          63          40          70
Temp          27 25 30 52 62 52 42 38 34 32 36 54 63 56 49 45 42 40 45 62 70 60
Dewpt         14 13 16 15 11 10 15 17 19 19 22 21 19 21 25 31 34 37 42 45 45 41
Min/Max RH                   13          65          18         100          39
RH            57 60 55 23 13 18 32 43 52 59 57 27 18 27 39 59 74 89 91 54 40 49
Wind Dir       N NW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       3  4  3  5  9  6  6  8  6  6  9 14 16 12  9 10 10 10 10 13 13  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  1  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  8  8 21 23 11  6  5 24 21 23 11 32
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  5400   100   100  2700  2900  1900   300  1300  3000
T Wind Dir              W     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              5    11     8     8    12    24    16    10    16    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  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 NO


Date               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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    60      30    60      31    64      35    66
Temp          45   39 54 50 36   31 52 51 37   32 55 55 41   36 58 58
Dewpt         44   28 27 20 19   19 15 14 17   18 21 20 23   24 30 26
Max/Min RH        100    24      63    16      60    19      69    23
RH            99   67 36 30 50   63 23 23 43   57 27 25 48   62 35 29
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    SE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ035-242230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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                      59          28          59          34          68
Temp          24 21 26 48 59 49 39 35 31 29 33 51 59 51 43 39 37 35 39 59 68 56
Dewpt          8  7 10 11  8  8 11 12 14 15 17 18 20 21 25 28 30 32 32 33 28 23
Min/Max RH                   13          60          22          93          21
RH            51 55 50 22 13 18 30 39 48 56 52 27 22 30 48 64 77 90 75 38 22 28
Wind Dir      NE SE SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  4 10 13 11  9 10 10  9 11 16 17 13 12 14 12 11 10 13 13  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  1  3  5  0  6  6  0  1  0 23 15 34 30 31
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3300  4900   100   100  2700  4500   300   300  1200  5800
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              5    14     8     9    13    23    13    12    11    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  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 NO


Date               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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            30    56      25    58      28    61      32    65
Temp          38   31 49 46 32   26 49 48 34   29 52 52 38   33 56 56
Dewpt         25   20 16 13 14   13 14 13 14   14 19 16 21   23 27 25
Max/Min RH         64    19      60    17      59    18      72    23
RH            59   64 26 26 48   58 24 24 43   54 27 24 50   67 32 30
PWind Dir           W     N       E     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-242230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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          31          64          39          70
Temp          28 26 31 53 63 53 43 38 34 32 36 55 64 56 48 44 42 40 44 62 70 59
Dewpt         15 14 17 17 14 14 16 17 19 19 21 19 18 21 25 28 32 34 36 40 37 35
Min/Max RH                   14          65          17          85          29
RH            56 62 55 23 14 21 34 43 54 58 54 24 17 25 40 52 69 80 74 45 30 41
Wind Dir       W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  8 12  9  6  9 10  9 10 17 19 13 12 12 13 11 12 16 13  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1 19  7  2  3  3  6 18 22 16 37
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     5     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2700  4900   100   100  3200  4800   300   400  1200  2600
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              6    14     9     8    13    29    12    13    16    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  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 NO


Date               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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            35    60      29    61      32    66      36    67
Temp          42   36 53 50 36   30 52 52 38   33 57 56 42   37 59 59
Dewpt         34   25 21 15 18   17 16 15 17   18 22 20 22   23 29 26
Max/Min RH         71    18      60    16      58    18      65    22
RH            71   65 28 25 48   59 23 23 42   54 26 24 44   59 32 28
PWind Dir           W     N       E     S      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-242230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
248 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

Date             Wed 01/24/18            Thu 01/25/18            Fri 01/26/18
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          27          58          32          66
Temp          22 19 24 47 58 48 38 34 30 28 32 50 58 50 42 37 35 33 37 57 66 54
Dewpt         10  9 11 10  9  6 10 10 14 15 16 15 19 20 24 25 28 30 31 33 25 21
Min/Max RH                   14          62          22          94          20
RH            60 65 57 22 14 17 30 37 51 58 52 25 22 31 49 60 76 90 78 40 21 27
Wind Dir       N  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       3  3  4 12 14 10  6  8  8  8 12 17 17 13 11 13 12 10  9 13 13  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  3  2  0  1  2 17 14 35 31 26
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3500  5100   100   100  2500  4500   400   400  1300  6100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             10    17    10    13    18    25    16    14    12    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  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 NO


Date               Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18  Mon 01/29/18  Tue 01/30/18
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            28    54      23    57      27    61      30    63
Temp          36   29 47 44 30   24 48 47 33   28 52 51 37   31 54 54
Dewpt         19   19 14 12 11   13 15 13 13   15 20 19 20   22 28 27
Max/Min RH         66    19      67    18      64    20      77    26
RH            50   66 26 27 45   63 26 25 42   58 28 28 51   70 36 35
PWind Dir          NW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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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