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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

TXZ024-241015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      48          84          56          97          65
Temp          66 68 56 51 50 49 65 75 82 82 68 63 59 57 76 90 97 94 79 75 70 65
Dewpt         39 38 40 39 40 40 42 41 40 39 43 45 45 47 45 42 35 34 37 39 37 41
Max/Min RH                   72          20          73          11          50
RH            36 33 55 64 68 73 44 29 22 22 40 53 61 69 34 19 12 12 21 27 31 42
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW  W NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      13 13  4  5  5  6  4  8  9  6  5  8  6  6  6  9 16 13  9 12 13 12
Clouds        FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     23 28 29 13  5  4  1  2  1  1  1  5  9  1  2  5  9 22  9  9  9 10
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     2     4     4     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              6500   100  8800 10200  6400   100  3500 18500  9600  1400
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW     W    SE     S     S    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              9     8    16    14     6     2     5    24    12    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          96      63    92      59    80      56    82      59    79
Temp          88 94   71 63 87 88   66 59 74 78   62 57 76 80   64 59 74 78
Dewpt         40 30   42 40 36 34   51 51 48 45   48 49 49 47   51 52 52 51
Min/Max RH       12      46    19      75    29      78    30      76    36
RH            19 10   35 42 17 15   59 76 40 31   60 75 38 31   62 79 46 39
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       E     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      10     5      10    20      30    30

$$

TXZ026-241015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      50          84          57          98          66
Temp          66 69 59 54 53 51 65 76 82 83 69 64 59 58 75 90 96 96 82 75 71 66
Dewpt         38 40 42 42 42 42 44 43 42 43 47 48 48 49 51 50 46 45 44 47 43 47
Max/Min RH                   77          22          69          16          58
RH            33 35 53 64 66 71 46 31 24 24 45 56 67 72 43 25 18 18 26 37 36 50
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd      11 12  4  5  5  6  5  5  6  6  9 10  8 10  9 11 13 14  9 11 12 11
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     31 30 16 16  7  4  3  3  2  1  2  5 17  2  2  5 10 20 10  8  6  8
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     3     4     4     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              6200   100  8400  9500  5900   100  2600  5700  3900   700
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW     W    SE    SE     S     S     S     W
T Wind Spd              6     8    13    14    10     8    12    19     9     8
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           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          99      65    92      61    84      58    84      61    81
Temp          90 97   73 65 88 88   69 61 79 82   64 58 79 82   66 61 76 79
Dewpt         48 44   51 47 43 44   54 53 51 48   51 51 51 49   52 53 54 51
Min/Max RH       19      54    24      75    31      75    29      75    34
RH            24 16   46 52 21 22   59 75 38 31   63 77 38 32   61 75 46 38
PWind Dir         W       S     W       N    NE      NE     E       E     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     5      10    10      30    30

$$

TXZ043-241015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      50          85          59         100          68
Temp          64 68 60 55 53 51 67 78 84 84 71 66 62 60 76 92 99 97 83 77 72 68
Dewpt         46 43 44 43 41 41 44 42 41 42 44 47 48 50 53 47 38 37 39 46 52 53
Max/Min RH                   76          22          71          13          68
RH            54 40 56 64 65 70 43 29 23 24 38 51 60 69 45 22 12 12 21 33 50 58
Wind Dir       N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      11 10  4  4  4  5  4  6  9  8  6 10  8  8 13 13 18 13 12 12 12 11
Clouds        B1 FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     51 18 20 27 10  6  2  2  2  3  1  1  7  4  6  5  7 22  7  7  7  8
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     D
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     2     3     3     4     4     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt              2500   100  8300  9300  5900   100  3100 16100 10300   300
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW     W     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     9    10    13     8     6    14    25    14    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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         100      67    96      62    84      59    85      60    82
Temp          95 97   77 67 92 92   70 62 80 82   66 59 81 83   67 60 76 78
Dewpt         36 31   43 49 36 32   53 54 52 49   52 52 51 49   53 53 52 51
Min/Max RH       10      51    13      66    28      76    28      75    37
RH            13 10   30 52 14 12   55 77 38 33   61 77 35 31   61 78 44 40
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       E     E      SE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     5      10    20      30    30

$$

TXZ035-241015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      47          86          58          98          65
Temp          67 69 58 53 50 48 66 77 84 84 73 66 62 59 77 92 97 96 82 75 70 65
Dewpt         44 36 37 38 38 37 40 38 36 35 39 42 44 46 43 34 29 23 27 30 31 34
Max/Min RH                   74          17          67           7          36
RH            46 30 45 57 63 65 38 24 18 17 29 42 52 62 30 13  9  7 13 19 23 31
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      13 13  5  5  4  5  8 13 12 11 10 12 11 11 13 16 19 20 13 13 13 12
Clouds        SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     37 20 37 28 11  4  4  2  4  1  1  2  5  1  3  9 10 19  3  5  7  7
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     4     5     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt              5500   100  7600  8800  5600   200 12000 16400  9700   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W    NW     W     S    SW    SW     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              6     6    10    16     8     9    14    29    12     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  1  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO


Date           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          98      64    93      58    82      56    83      58    80
Temp          93 96   74 65 89 90   66 58 77 80   63 56 78 81   66 58 74 76
Dewpt         26 18   29 34 28 21   50 49 48 44   47 48 47 43   49 51 49 48
Min/Max RH        6      35     9      67    24      72    26      72    35
RH             9  6   19 31 11  8   56 72 36 28   56 74 33 26   54 77 41 37
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       E     E      SE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     5      10    20      30    30

$$

TXZ031-241015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      49          85          57          99          68
Temp          67 70 59 54 51 51 66 77 83 84 69 64 59 59 76 90 98 97 81 77 72 68
Dewpt         44 41 43 42 41 41 44 43 42 43 47 48 47 49 51 48 41 42 44 45 43 43
Max/Min RH                   72          21          75          14          50
RH            41 35 54 65 68 69 45 30 24 24 45 56 64 69 42 24 14 15 26 32 35 41
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd      11 11  4  4  5  5  4  5  6  5  8  9  8  8  9 11 13 13  9 12 12 11
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     31 27 16 16  7  3  3  2  2  1  2  4 15  1  2  5 10 22 11  8  5  7
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     3     3     3     4     4     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              5200   200  8800 10400  6600   200  2600 15200 11000   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW     W    SE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     8    13    14     9     5    13    23    11    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          98      65    95      61    84      58    85      60    82
Temp          91 96   74 66 92 92   69 62 79 83   66 59 80 84   67 60 77 80
Dewpt         45 40   47 44 39 41   54 53 51 48   51 51 51 48   52 53 54 51
Min/Max RH       16      50    19      69    30      78    28      77    34
RH            20 14   38 45 16 17   58 74 38 30   59 75 37 30   60 77 45 36
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       E     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      10     5       5    10      30    30

$$

TXZ029-241015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
313 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

Date           05/23/17      Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri
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                      46          83          56          97          61
Temp          64 67 55 51 48 48 65 75 81 81 68 62 59 57 77 93 96 94 77 72 66 61
Dewpt         43 36 39 38 38 38 41 39 37 36 40 42 43 45 41 35 30 24 31 33 31 35
Max/Min RH                   76          20          69           9          41
RH            46 32 55 61 68 68 41 27 21 20 36 48 55 64 28 13 10  8 18 24 27 38
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      13 13  4  4  4  4  6 11 11  9  6  9  9  9 12 13 18 17  9 12 12 10
Clouds        FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     18 19 41 19  8  5  1  2  1  1  1  4  2  1  3  7  5 22  8  9  9  9
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     3     4     4     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              6300   100  7900  9000  5700   100 13700 16400  9300   500
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W     S    SW    SW     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              6     6    13    14     8     9    14    28    11    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/26  Sat 05/27/17  Sun 05/28/17  Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17
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          95      61    89      56    79      55    80      57    77
Temp          89 93   70 62 85 86   63 56 73 77   61 56 74 78   62 57 73 75
Dewpt         31 18   32 33 31 26   50 49 47 44   46 48 48 45   49 51 51 49
Min/Max RH        9      41    12      75    28      80    28      77    37
RH            13  6   24 33 14 11   62 77 40 31   58 74 40 31   62 80 46 40
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       E     E      SE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     5      10    20      30    30

$$

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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