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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

TXZ024-282230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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                      66          47          64          43          72
Temp             51 55 62 65 65 57 53 50 48 52 60 63 62 55 51 48 45 52 65 71 70
Dewpt            47 49 53 56 56 55 47 45 42 41 41 40 39 38 38 37 37 37 36 34 35
Min/Max RH                   72          93          41          73          26
RH               86 81 72 72 73 93 79 83 80 66 50 42 43 54 60 66 73 56 35 26 28
Wind Dir          E  E  E SE SE  N NE  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          9 11 13 13 11  5  4  6  6  9 11 17 21 21 17 16 14 16 16 13  9
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        93 97 94 86 69 75 75 28 31 15 56 66 76 77 70 65 46 19 11  4  7
PoP 12hr                     70          50          30          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.53        0.08        0.26        0.04           0
Rain SHWRS        L  L  L  L  C  C        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             L  L  L  L  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     5     5     4     1     3     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              1000  1000   800  1000  6100  6000  2600  2600  5800  8000
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE     W    NW     N     N    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             16    12     6     4    11    18    29    28    25    23
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          42    78      49    73      47    68      45    70
Temp          53 44 70 76   58 51 67 71   55 49 63 66   53 47 64 68
Dewpt         36 37 33 33   42 45 33 33   41 44 43 41   42 42 41 37
Max/Min RH       75    19      79    23      85    39      82    33
RH            52 75 25 21   55 79 28 25   60 85 48 40   67 82 44 33
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       W    NE      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0      10    10      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ026-282230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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          50          70          44          71
Temp             52 57 65 68 67 60 56 54 50 56 65 69 68 58 53 49 46 53 65 70 69
Dewpt            47 52 55 56 58 57 52 49 46 45 44 42 40 41 40 39 38 39 39 37 38
Min/Max RH                   65          90          35          73          30
RH               83 83 70 65 73 90 86 83 86 66 46 37 36 53 61 68 73 59 38 30 32
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E SE NE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N
Wind Spd         11 13 13 13 14  6  5  6  6  8  4 10 17 18 18 14 13 13 16 13  9
Clouds           OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        91 97 98 90 85 82 82 51 30 15 40 54 71 66 71 69 56 35 18 11  8
PoP 12hr                     70          60          30          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.67        0.08        0.20        0.07           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     4     5     4     2     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     5     3     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt               900  1500   600  1200  6500  7000  2500  2600  5800  7200
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE    SW    SW     N     N     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             17    20    11     6     9    12    27    26    21    20
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          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          44    78      52    76      50    68      46    71
Temp          54 46 70 76   60 54 70 74   58 51 63 66   54 48 65 69
Dewpt         40 39 37 39   47 46 39 39   43 46 46 43   44 42 45 42
Max/Min RH       76    24      74    26      83    42      80    37
RH            59 76 30 26   62 74 32 28   57 83 54 43   69 80 48 37
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       E    NE      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0      10    10      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ043-282230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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                      78          50          73          44          74
Temp             57 62 72 77 76 65 59 55 51 57 67 72 71 59 54 49 46 54 67 73 72
Dewpt            52 61 62 62 59 56 46 42 42 40 39 37 38 42 40 40 39 39 39 36 37
Min/Max RH                   55          73          28          76          26
RH               83 97 71 59 55 73 62 61 70 54 36 28 30 53 59 71 76 58 36 26 28
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE SE SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         11 13 17 16 14  9  5  6  9 13 12 12 12 13 16 13 10 12 13 10  6
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        94 96 96 82 66 76 73 40 20 12 27 41 73 73 60 59 37 28  8  7  5
PoP 12hr                     60          60          20          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.35        0.03        0.07        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  L  L  L  L        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             C  C  L  L  L  L        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     4     5     4     1     2     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     5     4     3     4     3     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              2900  5500  3100   200  9600 13400  1700  2500  5500  8500
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             18    29    11     6    18    13    28    25    21    21
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          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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    85      54    79      50    71      47    73
Temp          56 48 76 82   64 56 73 77   59 52 66 69   55 49 67 71
Dewpt         39 39 37 33   46 44 44 34   41 45 48 44   46 44 45 40
Max/Min RH       70    16      64    21      78    39      83    32
RH            52 70 24 17   52 64 36 21   51 76 51 40   71 83 45 32
PWind Dir         E     S       S     S       W    NE      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     5      30    30      20     5

$$

TXZ035-282230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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          45          63          41          73
Temp             55 61 69 74 73 60 54 49 45 50 58 62 61 53 50 46 43 51 66 72 71
Dewpt            48 56 57 51 24 33 35 35 36 36 37 37 37 37 36 36 36 36 34 30 30
Min/Max RH                   16          70          39          76          21
RH               77 84 66 44 16 36 48 58 70 58 45 39 41 54 58 68 76 56 30 21 22
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S SW  W SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd         11 14 13 19 16 10  8  6  9 13 13 18 21 20 18 14 13 14 16 13 10
Clouds           OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 SC FW SC FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        89 96 77 56 44 54 37 21 32 24 57 66 84 72 55 50 29  8  6  3 11
PoP 12hr                     60          20          30          10           0
QPF 12hr                   0.17           0        0.21           0           0
Rain SHWRS        L  L  C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C
TSTMS             L  L  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     4     3     3     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              1100 12500  8500   300  9300  7900  3100  2300  5800  8100
T Wind Dir             SE     S     W     S     W    NW     N    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             16    23    16     4    10    21    27    25    20    23
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          44    82      50    73      45    69      43    72
Temp          55 47 73 79   60 52 67 71   54 47 63 67   52 45 65 70
Dewpt         33 34 23 23   37 34 25 24   33 41 40 35   40 40 39 33
Max/Min RH       60    11      51    16      79    29      82    25
RH            43 60 15 12   42 50 20 17   45 79 43 30   63 82 38 25
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW       N    NE      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     5      20    30      20     5

$$

TXZ031-282230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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                      73          49          71          44          73
Temp             54 59 68 72 71 62 57 53 50 55 65 70 69 58 53 49 46 53 66 72 71
Dewpt            49 54 57 58 58 57 51 48 46 44 43 40 40 42 41 39 39 40 39 37 39
Min/Max RH                   61          88          33          76          28
RH               84 83 67 61 63 85 81 84 87 66 45 33 35 55 63 69 76 61 37 28 31
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE  E NE  E  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N
Wind Spd         11 13 14 16 13  5  4  6  8 10  5 10 16 18 17 14 13 14 14 12  9
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        91 96 96 86 80 79 78 44 25 13 35 56 76 70 70 68 50 30 13  8  7
PoP 12hr                     70          60          30          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.55        0.06        0.19        0.05           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  L  L  L  L        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             C  C  L  L  L  L        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     4     5     4     1     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     5     3     3     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              1200  2200   800  1200  7200  8200  3100  2800  5900  7200
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE    SW    SW     N     N    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             17    19    10     6     8    12    27    26    23    21
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          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          44    80      52    78      49    71      46    72
Temp          55 46 72 78   61 54 72 76   58 51 66 69   55 48 66 70
Dewpt         40 39 36 36   48 47 38 39   44 46 46 45   45 43 45 43
Max/Min RH       77    20      76    24      84    41      84    36
RH            58 77 27 22   61 76 30 26   60 84 50 42   70 84 47 37
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       N    NE      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0      10    10      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ029-282230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
439 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date             Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17
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                      70          43          60          39          70
Temp             51 56 65 69 68 57 51 47 43 48 55 59 58 51 47 44 41 49 63 69 68
Dewpt            47 52 57 57 55 52 39 38 38 39 39 38 38 37 36 36 36 37 35 32 33
Min/Max RH                   63          83          45          82          25
RH               86 86 75 66 63 83 63 71 82 71 55 45 47 59 65 73 82 63 35 25 27
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SE NE  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         10 13 13 14 12  4  4  5  5  9 13 18 21 20 17 14 13 14 16 12  8
Clouds           OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        90 96 91 66 63 51 53 20 35 21 66 78 80 74 66 57 30  9  8  3 10
PoP 12hr                     60          30          30          20           0
QPF 12hr                   0.31           0        0.26        0.03           0
Rain SHWRS        L  L  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             L  L  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     5     4     3     1     3     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     3     3     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt               800  2400   800   200  7100  6600  2600  2400  6000  8400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    NE    SW     W     N     N     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             18    17     4     2     9    19    28    26    24    21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          40    78      46    70      43    66      41    69
Temp          51 43 69 75   56 48 64 68   52 45 60 64   50 43 62 67
Dewpt         33 35 26 27   38 37 25 27   35 41 41 37   38 39 40 34
Max/Min RH       73    14      66    18      86    35      86    29
RH            50 73 20 17   51 65 22 21   52 86 49 37   63 86 44 29
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW      NW    NE      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0      10     5      20    30      20     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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