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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

TXZ024-161015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      14          29          10          44          22
Temp          38 30 23 19 16 14 16 25 29 23 17 14 12 10 15 35 44 37 30 27 24 22
Dewpt         16 12  6  2  1 -1 -2 -6 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 -2 -1  0  9  8 11  8 14 12
Max/Min RH                   52          24          58          21          75
RH            40 45 48 48 50 52 44 26 24 32 43 46 50 56 48 22 23 30 45 45 65 65
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 12  9  8  9  9  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6 10 11  5  8  8 10  8
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     89 70 73 71 55 36 21  9 11  3  1  0  0  1  3  3  2  1  0  7  1  2
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     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              3100  3200  3000  3600   300   300  2900  3700   200   200
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N    NE    SE     S    SW     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             18    17    14     8     4     4    10    13     8     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           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          58      30    70      40    71      36    52      27    57
Temp          48 49 36   31 59 60 46   41 63 60 43   37 48 44 32   28 49 49
Dewpt         20 24 24   25 23 24 25   27 26 28 28   26 21 19 17   16 14 15
Min/Max RH       27      80    17      60    19      65    28      62    18
RH            33 38 62   79 24 24 44   59 25 30 54   65 34 37 54   61 24 25
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      10    10       5     0

$$

TXZ026-161015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      14          29          11          41          21
Temp          42 33 24 20 17 15 16 25 29 23 18 15 13 11 16 33 41 35 28 25 23 21
Dewpt         16  9  4  3  2  2 -1 -6 -7 -4 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -2  3  5  8  7  9  9
Max/Min RH                   57          20          52          19          69
RH            34 36 41 47 51 57 46 25 20 29 37 42 48 51 43 22 20 28 41 45 54 58
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      20 14 10 11  9 11  9  8  8  4  5  4  4  5  8 10 11  8  9  8  6  8
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     91 76 76 78 47 32  5  2  1  3  7  3  1  1  4  1  1  0  0  3  1  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     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3400  2900  3200  3600   200   200  2000  3200   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             20    17    14     9     5     5    11    13     9     8
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          54      31    67      39    71      37    53      28    57
Temp          45 47 36   31 57 58 45   40 62 60 44   38 49 45 33   29 49 49
Dewpt         20 25 26   24 27 28 29   29 30 31 34   27 23 20 20   17 17 17
Min/Max RH       30      76    23      67    22      70    28      62    20
RH            36 42 67   73 31 31 53   66 29 33 67   65 36 36 58   61 27 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-161015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      16          29          12          40          21
Temp          51 40 29 23 20 17 18 25 29 24 18 16 14 12 16 32 40 34 28 25 23 21
Dewpt         23 18  8  2  2  1  0 -7 -9 -8 -6 -5 -5 -3 -4 -5  2  2  7  5  9  8
Max/Min RH                   51          19          50          18          69
RH            33 41 40 39 46 49 44 23 19 24 33 39 42 49 41 19 20 25 39 42 54 57
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      19 16 13 12 10 10  8  8  8  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  8  5  6  6  5  6
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     94 74 71 74 59 58 45 31 14  2  2  2  3  2  1  3  3  4  2  7  6 13
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                  2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3000  2500  3000  3700   700   700  2800  3500   200   200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             25    21    19     9     5     8     9    10     8     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           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          52      30    67      40    72      39    56      28    58
Temp          44 45 35   30 57 58 46   41 63 61 46   40 51 47 34   29 50 50
Dewpt         19 26 27   27 30 29 33   35 32 32 37   27 17 17 19   17 12 16
Min/Max RH       33      89    24      81    23      73    21      61    16
RH            37 47 71   84 35 32 62   80 31 34 71   60 25 30 53   61 21 25
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-161015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      13          29          10          40          19
Temp          47 36 26 20 16 14 15 25 29 23 17 14 12 10 15 32 40 33 27 23 21 19
Dewpt         18 16 10  4  1  0 -2 -4 -2 -1 -1 -4 -3 -2  0  1  7  5 11  6 12  9
Max/Min RH                   54          25          60          24          75
RH            31 43 51 49 50 54 45 28 25 34 44 44 50 56 52 26 25 30 51 47 67 63
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      21 16 13 12 10  9  8  6  4  4  6  6  4  5  8 11 12  8  9  8  8  8
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     99 76 71 68 62 56 58 31 23  3  1  0  1  6 13  9  2  3  2 13  2  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL      O
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2700  2400  2400  3300   200   200  2700  3300   200  1100
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    18    12     3     4     5     9    13     8    13
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          54      29    69      37    69      33    52      24    56
Temp          45 46 34   30 58 59 44   38 60 57 41   34 47 43 30   25 47 48
Dewpt         19 22 24   23 23 24 25   25 26 25 27   20 18 17 16   12 12 12
Min/Max RH       30      78    18      62    19      60    25      59    17
RH            35 38 66   76 25 26 47   60 27 28 58   57 31 34 56   58 23 23
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      10     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-161015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      16          30          11          43          21
Temp          43 34 26 22 19 17 18 26 30 24 18 15 13 11 16 34 43 36 29 26 23 21
Dewpt         19 11  5  3  3  2 -1 -6 -7 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 -2 -3  4  5  9  8 10  9
Max/Min RH                   54          20          56          18          73
RH            37 38 40 44 49 54 44 24 20 28 37 43 49 54 45 20 19 27 42 46 58 58
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      19 13 10  9 10  9  9  8  6  4  5  4  4  4  6  9 10  8  8  8  8  6
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     96 71 76 82 58 36 17  6  5  2  3  1  0  3  5  1  2  0  0  4  0  4
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     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3300  3300  3400  3800   600   700  2300  3300   200   200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             21    20    17     9     8     9    12    13     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           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          56      31    68      40    72      38    55      28    58
Temp          47 48 36   32 58 59 46   41 63 61 45   39 50 46 34   29 50 50
Dewpt         21 25 26   25 27 28 30   30 31 31 35   27 22 20 19   18 15 17
Min/Max RH       29      79    22      67    22      68    26      64    19
RH            36 40 66   77 30 30 52   65 29 32 66   62 32 36 55   63 25 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-161015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
248 PM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date           01/15/18      Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      11          28           9          41          18
Temp          39 30 21 17 14 12 14 23 28 22 16 13 11  9 14 32 41 34 27 23 20 18
Dewpt         17 15  8  4  2  0 -1 -3  1  1  0 -3 -1  0  2  1 10  8 12  7 15 12
Max/Min RH                   59          29          70          25          87
RH            40 53 56 56 58 59 51 30 30 39 48 48 58 65 58 25 27 33 54 50 79 75
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      23 13 10  9  8  8  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  8 12 12  6  6  8  8  6
Clouds        OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     98 70 67 74 53 38 31 21 12  1  0  0  0  1  2  3  1  1  0 10  2  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL      O
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2400  2400  3000  3700   400   200  2600  3200   200   200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             18    16    10     4     5     6    12    16    10    11
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          56      27    69      36    68      31    49      22    54
Temp          46 47 33   28 58 58 43   37 59 56 39   32 44 40 28   23 45 46
Dewpt         20 23 24   22 23 23 25   25 27 26 27   21 21 19 18   13 14 14
Min/Max RH       29      81    17      65    21      65    31      68    20
RH            35 39 69   79 26 25 49   62 29 31 62   64 39 42 66   66 28 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      10    10       5     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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