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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

TXZ024-302215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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          41          83          47          72
Temp          46 44 53 67 74 72 59 53 48 44 55 73 81 80 66 58 52 49 55 66 71 70
Dewpt         39 39 41 42 42 42 42 43 45 44 42 39 36 33 36 38 35 32 33 35 34 32
Min/Max RH                   33          99          18          52          23
RH            76 81 65 41 33 34 53 69 88 99 61 29 20 18 33 47 52 51 43 32 26 24
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd      11  9 10 10  6  4  5  5  5  3  4  8 13 13  8  2  2  4  8 11 12 10
Clouds        SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     31 10  7  4  8 11 12 13 13 10 21 18 21 30 65 57 51 46 36 46 44 41
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt              6600  8300  5000   200  2000 11200   100   100  8000 10200
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE    NE     E     S     S     W     W    NW
T Wind Spd             13     9     6     4     3    24     5     8    10     6
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          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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    65      45    75      49    76      44    68
Temp          53 46 60 63   53 47 68 73   58 51 69 73   54 46 62 66
Dewpt         36 40 43 45   40 39 41 40   39 41 31 26   31 34 31 31
Max/Min RH       79    50      74    29      70    16      63    26
RH            52 79 54 52   61 74 37 30   51 70 24 17   41 63 31 27
PWind Dir        NW     N      NW     S       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    30      10     5       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ026-302215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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          83          54          76
Temp          47 45 53 67 74 73 61 56 51 48 57 75 82 81 69 63 59 56 61 70 75 74
Dewpt         40 38 40 41 42 43 43 43 43 40 40 39 40 41 43 45 45 44 43 42 40 38
Min/Max RH                   32          77          22          64          27
RH            76 76 61 39 32 34 51 62 74 74 53 27 22 24 39 52 60 64 51 36 28 27
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SE  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd       9  6 10 11  8  4  8  9 10  6  6  8 12 12 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 11
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     38 11  7  3  5  7  8 10 12 15 26 20 20 20 31 42 44 46 38 55 59 64
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              4900  7100  3400   200  1500  5500   300   200  6200  9700
T Wind Dir              W    SW     E     E     E    SE    SE     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             10     8    10    10     5    16    14     6     6    11
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          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          47    66      46    76      50    78      46    69
Temp          56 48 61 64   54 48 69 74   59 52 71 75   56 48 63 67
Dewpt         40 42 45 45   43 40 43 42   43 41 37 31   33 34 33 33
Max/Min RH       80    48      74    31      66    19      58    27
RH            55 80 56 50   66 74 39 32   55 66 29 20   42 58 32 28
PWind Dir        NW     N       N     N       S    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20    30      20     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ043-302215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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                      79          50          88          55          78
Temp          49 46 55 71 78 77 66 61 56 53 62 79 87 85 72 65 60 57 63 72 77 76
Dewpt         41 40 40 40 39 37 38 39 39 39 37 35 33 34 40 45 46 44 39 34 31 30
Min/Max RH                   24          59          14          63          18
RH            74 79 57 32 25 24 36 44 53 59 39 20 14 16 31 49 61 63 42 25 18 18
Wind Dir       W  W  W SW SW SW SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6  6 10 13 12  4  5  5  8  8 11 13 14 12 10  9  9 11 12 13 12  8
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     39  8  5  2  4  6  5  5  6  6 20 16 16 21 18 27 27 27 36 42 43 44
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5700  8900  5400   100  5200  9600  3800   200  5900 10600
T Wind Dir              W     W     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             17    20     8    10    16    26    14     8    10    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          48    68      46    79      51    81      46    72
Temp          57 49 63 66   55 48 72 77   61 53 74 78   57 48 66 70
Dewpt         36 41 46 45   44 42 43 40   41 41 34 27   31 33 32 32
Max/Min RH       74    45      80    26      63    15      56    24
RH            44 74 53 47   66 80 35 26   48 63 23 15   37 56 28 24
PWind Dir        NW     N      NW    SW       S    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    40      20     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ035-302215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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          46          85          45          72
Temp          44 42 52 69 77 75 63 57 52 49 59 76 83 82 66 57 51 47 54 65 71 70
Dewpt         38 37 39 39 36 33 32 32 33 32 27 23 20 19 23 28 29 28 27 26 23 19
Min/Max RH                   21          52           9          47          14
RH            79 82 61 33 23 21 31 38 48 52 29 14 10 10 19 33 42 47 35 23 16 14
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd       9  8 11 13 12  6  8  9  9  8 13 16 19 16 12  8  8 10 13 14 14 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     25  6  6  6 11 17 16 16 12 13 17 19 15 40 53 69 56 43 38 35 34 32
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     5     5     6     6     5     4     3
Mix Hgt              5900  8900  5300   100  7700 15200 10300   200  7300  9900
T Wind Dir              W     W     S    SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             16    19     8     8    20    34     9     6    11     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          43    66      42    78      49    77      42    69
Temp          52 45 60 64   52 44 70 76   59 51 70 74   53 44 63 67
Dewpt         30 38 40 37   38 38 37 32   34 32 27 17   26 29 29 26
Max/Min RH       76    35      79    20      48    11      55    20
RH            43 76 47 37   59 79 30 20   39 48 20 11   35 55 27 21
PWind Dir        NW     N       N    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    30      10     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ031-302215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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                      77          45          87          53          78
Temp          48 45 54 69 76 74 62 56 52 48 59 78 86 84 71 63 58 55 61 72 77 76
Dewpt         41 39 41 42 43 44 45 45 46 42 39 37 38 39 42 44 44 43 42 39 38 37
Min/Max RH                   31          82          18          65          24
RH            77 79 61 37 31 34 54 66 80 79 46 24 18 20 35 49 61 65 49 31 24 24
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd       8  6  9 11  9  4  8  8  6  4  5  6 12 12 11 10 10 11 12 12 11 10
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     38 10  6  3  5  6  8  9 10 11 24 18 20 19 27 43 42 41 32 53 57 62
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     4     5     5     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              7200  8300  4900   200  1800 10300  2400   300  7100 10400
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE     E    SE     S    SE     S     W     W
T Wind Spd             11    11     8     6     2    24    17     6     9    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          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          48    67      46    77      51    80      46    71
Temp          57 49 62 65   54 48 70 75   60 53 73 77   56 48 65 69
Dewpt         40 43 47 47   44 41 43 44   45 43 35 30   34 36 33 35
Max/Min RH       80    51      78    32      69    17      62    26
RH            53 80 58 53   70 78 38 33   57 69 25 18   43 62 31 28
PWind Dir        NW     N      NW     N       S    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20    30      20     5       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ029-302215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
322 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date             Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17
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                      74          43          80          43          68
Temp          42 39 49 66 73 71 60 54 49 46 55 71 79 77 62 54 48 45 51 62 67 66
Dewpt         36 36 39 40 39 36 36 35 35 35 30 27 23 21 26 31 30 29 30 30 28 25
Min/Max RH                   28          65          12          53          21
RH            79 89 68 38 29 28 41 48 58 65 38 19 12 12 25 41 49 53 44 30 23 21
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW SE SE  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd       8  8  9 10  9  4  6  6  5  4 10 13 16 12  9  4  5  8 11 13 13 11
Clouds        FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     24  8  6  4 10 16 16 15 13  4 12 16 22 44 73 72 62 51 36 38 35 31
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     5     5     6     6     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              6100  8200  4600   100  8900 14800 10000   200  7300  8400
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE    SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             14    13     8     4    16    35     9     6    11     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  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 NO


Date          Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          41    63      40    75      46    73      40    66
Temp          49 43 58 61   49 42 67 73   56 48 66 70   50 42 60 64
Dewpt         32 38 41 39   37 37 39 36   36 35 28 22   28 30 30 28
Max/Min RH       82    43      82    26      61    16      62    25
RH            52 82 53 44   63 82 36 26   47 60 24 16   42 62 32 25
PWind Dir        NW     N       N    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    20      10     0       0     5      10     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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