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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

TXZ024-241045-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      43          65          42          78          52
Temp          77 66 55 50 47 43 51 61 65 58 50 47 45 42 55 72 78 70 61 57 55 52
Dewpt         36 37 37 34 31 29 27 20 22 24 28 29 29 31 32 29 30 33 34 32 28 34
Max/Min RH                   58          18          67          18          50
RH            23 34 52 54 54 58 39 20 18 27 42 50 54 66 41 20 18 26 36 38 35 50
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd      14 10  6  6  8  8 13 18 18 11  4  4  5  8  8 11 12 11 13 14 16 16
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  4  8 14 22 27 10  7  3  1  0  2  0  2  0  2  0  1  2  4  2  1
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     3     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               200   300  6000  7200   100   100  5500  6500   100   100
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW     W     W     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8    24    21     6     8     8     9     9    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           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          74      36    52      31    60      41    70      46    73
Temp          70 62   44 36 49 45   35 31 55 54   45 41 65 63   51 46 68 64
Dewpt         30 33   26 26 20 19   19 21 25 30   29 31 31 36   35 36 34 40
Min/Max RH       20      66    27      68    29      69    26      69    27
RH            22 33   49 66 31 34   51 65 31 39   55 68 28 37   55 69 28 41
PWind Dir         N      NE     N       W     W      NW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0      10     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-241045-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      44          68          41          78          51
Temp          79 68 56 51 48 44 53 64 68 60 50 46 44 41 55 72 78 70 60 56 54 51
Dewpt         38 39 38 34 32 30 30 25 22 22 26 28 28 30 33 34 33 35 36 35 35 35
Max/Min RH                   57          17          67          19          56
RH            23 34 50 52 54 57 41 23 17 23 38 48 53 64 44 25 19 28 40 44 48 53
Wind Dir       N NE  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      16 10  8  8  8  9 13 19 20 12  6  4  5  5  6 11 12 12 13 12 14 13
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  6 11 17 25 21 10  7  3  1  0  2  0  2  0  2  0  1  2  6  2  0
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     4     4     4     4     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   200  6800  8000     0     0  4500  5500     0     0
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N     N    NW     W     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     9    25    21     5     6     8     9     6     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          76      37    55      30    60      40    70      46    74
Temp          72 64   45 37 52 47   35 30 55 54   44 40 65 63   51 46 69 65
Dewpt         37 35   29 24 21 18   18 20 23 29   28 30 33 37   36 36 39 42
Min/Max RH       22      58    24      66    27      67    27      68    30
RH            28 34   54 58 29 31   49 65 29 38   53 67 30 39   57 67 33 43
PWind Dir        NW      NE     N       N     W      NW    SW       S     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW   FW SC B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0      10     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-241045-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      44          69          42          78          52
Temp          80 69 57 51 48 44 53 65 69 60 51 47 45 42 55 72 78 70 61 57 55 52
Dewpt         37 40 41 38 33 31 30 23 23 23 27 30 30 31 32 31 30 31 32 32 33 35
Max/Min RH                   60          18          67          17          52
RH            21 35 56 60 56 58 40 21 18 24 38 51 55 65 42 22 17 23 33 38 43 52
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      14 10  8  8  6  6 11 14 16 10  4  4  4  4  5 12 12 10  9 11 13 13
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  4  5  6 15 22 21  6  3  0  0  1  0  4  0  2  1  1  1  3  1  1
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     4     4     4     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt               300   100  6900  8200   100   100  5900  6700   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NW     W     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10     9    17    20     5     6     8    10     8    10
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           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          81      38    53      32    61      41    72      47    77
Temp          76 68   47 38 50 46   36 32 56 55   45 41 67 64   52 47 72 68
Dewpt         35 34   31 26 20 18   19 20 20 27   27 30 32 34   35 37 34 40
Min/Max RH       18      61    25      62    23      65    24      68    23
RH            22 29   54 61 30 32   50 62 24 33   49 64 27 32   52 67 25 36
PWind Dir         W      NE     N       N    SW      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-241045-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      41          65          40          75          49
Temp          79 67 54 49 45 41 50 61 65 57 49 45 43 40 53 69 75 67 58 54 52 49
Dewpt         34 38 38 34 32 30 29 23 25 27 29 30 31 31 32 31 30 31 33 31 32 35
Max/Min RH                   65          21          70          19          58
RH            20 34 54 57 60 64 44 23 22 31 46 55 63 69 45 24 19 26 38 41 46 58
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 12 10 10  8  8 10 14 14 10  4  4  5  5  9 13 13 13 12 13 13 13
Clouds        CL FW CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  6  3  6 12 27 19 10  5  1  0  2  0  3  1  2  1  1  2  3  3  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                  2     2     2     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               300   200  6400  7100   100   100  5300  6000   100   100
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10     8    14    16     5     5     9    11     8    10
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           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          75      34    52      30    60      39    70      45    74
Temp          71 62   42 34 49 45   34 30 55 53   43 39 65 62   50 45 69 65
Dewpt         32 33   29 25 21 22   23 23 25 29   29 31 31 33   33 35 34 38
Min/Max RH       20      68    29      75    28      73    24      68    25
RH            24 33   59 68 33 39   63 74 31 39   57 72 28 33   52 67 27 37
PWind Dir         N      NE    NE      SE     W       W     W      SW     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-241045-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      44          69          41          79          52
Temp          81 70 57 51 48 44 53 65 69 60 51 47 44 41 55 73 79 71 61 57 55 52
Dewpt         38 40 40 35 33 31 31 25 23 24 27 30 30 31 34 34 32 35 36 35 34 36
Max/Min RH                   61          17          70          18          56
RH            21 34 53 53 56 60 43 23 17 25 40 51 58 67 44 24 18 27 39 42 45 54
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      16 10  8  8  6  8 13 19 19 11  5  4  4  5  6 11 11 11 13 13 16 14
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  6  9 15 20 26 10  6  3  1  0  1  0  2  0  2  0  1  2  5  2  0
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     4     4     4     4     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt               200   300  6700  7900   200   100  5200  6300   100   200
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW    NW     W     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9    23    20     6     6     6     9     8    10
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           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          77      37    56      31    62      41    71      46    76
Temp          73 65   45 37 53 48   36 31 57 55   45 41 66 63   51 46 71 66
Dewpt         37 36   30 25 21 19   19 19 24 29   29 31 33 37   36 36 37 42
Min/Max RH       22      60    24      62    26      67    26      68    27
RH            27 34   54 60 28 31   50 61 28 36   52 67 29 38   56 67 29 42
PWind Dir        NW      NE     N       N     W       W    SW       S    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0      10     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-241045-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
305 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Date           10/23/17      Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu
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                      39          62          38          74          47
Temp          76 65 52 46 43 39 48 58 62 55 46 43 41 38 51 68 74 66 56 52 50 47
Dewpt         34 36 37 34 32 29 28 22 23 25 29 30 30 30 33 30 30 31 33 33 33 34
Max/Min RH                   67          22          76          20          60
RH            22 35 56 62 65 66 46 24 22 32 50 60 65 72 49 24 20 27 41 47 52 60
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd      17 10  9  8  5  5 11 17 16  9  4  4  4  5  8 13 13 12 12 13 13 12
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  2  4 10 14 26 13  7  3  1  0  2  0  3  0  2  0  1  2  3  2  1
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     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               300   200  6100  6900   100   100  5300  6000   100   100
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N     N    NW     W     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             11     6    19    18     5     6     9    10     9    13
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           10/26  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17  Mon 10/30/17
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          71      32    49      27    58      37    68      43    72
Temp          67 59   40 32 46 42   31 27 53 51   41 37 63 60   48 43 67 63
Dewpt         32 32   28 25 21 21   22 23 26 31   30 30 32 33   34 34 35 39
Min/Max RH       23      74    33      85    33      75    27      70    28
RH            27 36   62 74 36 42   68 84 35 45   64 75 31 36   58 70 30 41
PWind Dir         N      NE     N       S     W       W     W      SW     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0      10    10       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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