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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

TXZ024-311015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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                      42          80          48          74          45
Temp          74 72 60 54 49 45 54 71 79 77 65 58 53 50 57 68 73 72 60 53 49 46
Dewpt         46 49 45 44 43 43 44 43 44 43 45 45 45 43 43 41 34 36 37 38 37 40
Max/Min RH                   91          29          78          24          80
RH            33 44 60 70 80 91 68 37 29 30 49 61 74 78 59 37 24 27 43 57 64 80
Wind Dir       W  E  E SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S SW SW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       6  5  5  5  5  5  6  8 12 13  8  6  6  4  4  6 11  9  9  9  9 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)      8 11 12 13 12 10 14 18 23 29 69 54 50 51 56 52 45 27 12 42 51 64
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10          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                  3     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              2600   300  1400  3000  1900   300  2500 13100  7900  1100
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    SE     E    SE    SE     S    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     5     6    16    12     5     2    24    28    19
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           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          63      43    75      48    72      43    69      42    71
Temp          59 61   51 45 68 73   57 50 66 70   52 45 63 67   51 44 64 69
Dewpt         44 44   42 40 42 42   42 39 33 26   29 31 31 28   28 31 34 34
Min/Max RH       50      82    32      66    19      58    22      59    26
RH            57 53   71 82 40 33   57 66 29 19   41 58 30 23   41 59 32 27
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       S     W      NW    NW       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      10     0       0     5      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ026-311015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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          81          55          77          47
Temp          74 73 62 56 52 48 57 73 80 79 69 63 59 57 62 71 76 75 62 55 51 48
Dewpt         43 44 45 45 42 41 43 42 44 47 48 49 50 48 49 46 40 41 40 44 41 42
Max/Min RH                   77          28          72          27          80
RH            32 35 54 66 69 77 59 33 28 32 47 60 72 72 62 41 27 29 44 66 68 80
Wind Dir       W  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  W  N NW NW
Wind Spd       8  4  8  9  9  6  8  9 12 13 12  9  8  9 10 10 12  9  8  8  6  9
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC B2
Clouds(%)      5  7  8 10 12 15 17 20 20 19 39 37 56 44 57 59 54 36 11 43 50 71
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.06        0.11
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  3     4     4     4     5     5     5     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              3100   300  1800  2800  1500   400  3000 10900  6700  1200
T Wind Dir              E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE     S     W    NW
T Wind Spd             10    10     9    14    13    13    14    21    13    18
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           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          64      44    75      50    75      45    69      43    72
Temp          60 62   52 46 68 73   58 52 69 73   54 47 63 67   52 45 65 70
Dewpt         46 45   44 41 44 44   44 40 36 30   32 31 32 29   31 31 35 36
Min/Max RH       48      83    34      64    20      53    23      58    28
RH            60 54   74 83 42 35   59 63 30 20   43 53 31 24   44 58 33 29
PWind Dir         N      NW     N      SE     W      NW    NW       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   SC SC FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      10     0       0     0      10     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-311015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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          87          56          79          47
Temp          78 77 66 61 56 53 62 79 86 84 72 65 61 58 64 73 78 77 63 56 51 48
Dewpt         39 38 43 43 41 41 43 40 34 40 43 48 49 47 49 40 34 36 35 43 42 43
Max/Min RH                   64          16          68          20          82
RH            25 24 43 51 57 64 50 25 16 21 35 53 66 68 58 30 20 23 34 63 70 82
Wind Dir      SW SW  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NW  N
Wind Spd      12  4  6  6  5  5  8 10 13 11 12 12  8  8 11 10 13  8  5  4  4  6
Clouds        CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW B1 SC B2
Clouds(%)      4  6  5  5  6  6 11 16 18 20 19 33 43 28 39 52 44 31  8 56 49 74
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.03        0.15
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     4     4     5     6     6     6     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4900   100  5100  9500  4800   300  7500 11300  6800  1000
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S    SE     S     S    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6    11    23    16     8    13    24    11    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           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          66      46    78      53    78      47    72      44    74
Temp          61 64   54 48 71 76   61 55 72 76   57 49 66 70   54 46 67 72
Dewpt         45 44   46 43 44 40   38 37 35 29   30 29 31 28   32 32 35 34
Min/Max RH       41      83    27      52    18      46    20      58    24
RH            54 48   73 83 37 27   43 52 26 18   36 46 27 21   43 58 30 25
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       S     W      NW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 SC FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW
PoP 12hr         30      20     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-311015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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                      45          84          46          73          42
Temp          77 75 63 57 52 48 58 75 82 81 66 57 52 48 55 66 72 71 58 51 47 44
Dewpt         34 31 34 38 37 35 34 27 22 26 34 37 38 35 37 30 24 24 30 35 35 38
Max/Min RH                   61          11          61          16          79
RH            23 20 34 49 56 60 40 17 11 13 30 47 59 60 51 26 16 17 34 54 63 79
Wind Dir       W  W SE SE SE  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S  W SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd      12  8  8 10  9  8 11 13 18 14 10 12  9  8 10 12 16 12  9 10  9  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)     11 17 16 16 15 13 16 19 29 39 58 68 51 42 44 34 32 30 22 56 47 61
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              5400   100  7900 13600  8900   200  9700 12500  8300   900
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S    SE    SW     W    SW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     5    16    28    14     8    13    29    18    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          63      42    78      49    73      42    70      40    73
Temp          58 61   51 44 70 76   58 51 67 71   52 44 63 68   50 42 66 71
Dewpt         40 36   39 37 38 32   31 33 29 20   25 26 28 22   26 28 31 28
Min/Max RH       38      76    20      50    14      49    17      57    19
RH            51 39   63 76 31 20   36 50 24 14   35 49 26 17   39 57 27 20
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      NE    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW
PoP 12hr         20       5     0       0     0      10     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-311015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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          84          54          79          47
Temp          76 74 63 57 53 49 58 75 83 82 70 63 59 56 62 73 78 76 63 56 51 48
Dewpt         44 48 49 47 45 42 44 44 43 46 48 50 50 48 49 46 37 41 42 44 42 42
Max/Min RH                   78          24          75          23          80
RH            31 39 60 68 74 78 59 33 24 29 46 62 74 74 62 38 23 28 45 64 71 80
Wind Dir       W  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  W  N NW NW
Wind Spd       9  4  6  6  5  4  5  6 11 12 11  9  8  8 10 10 12  9  8  8  6  8
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC B2
Clouds(%)      5  6  8  9 10 11 15 18 19 20 32 39 51 39 51 55 52 30 10 47 50 72
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.05        0.13
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     4     4     4     5     6     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4400   300  1800  3200  1500   500  2900 11700  7300  1000
T Wind Dir             SE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     W    NW
T Wind Spd             10     8     5    13    13    14    13    24    21    18
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           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          66      45    76      51    77      46    71      42    73
Temp          61 64   53 47 69 74   60 53 70 75   56 48 65 69   52 44 66 71
Dewpt         47 47   45 42 46 46   45 40 37 30   33 31 33 31   32 32 36 37
Min/Max RH       46      82    35      62    20      51    23      62    28
RH            60 55   74 82 43 36   60 61 30 20   42 51 30 24   47 62 33 29
PWind Dir         N      NW     N       S     W      NW    NW       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 SC FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         30      10     0       0     0      10     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-311015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
315 PM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Date           03/30/17      Fri 03/31/17            Sat 04/01/17            Sun
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          79          44          70          40
Temp          73 71 59 53 48 44 53 70 78 76 62 55 49 46 53 63 69 68 56 49 45 42
Dewpt         39 37 40 40 39 38 40 32 26 30 37 39 39 38 40 36 28 31 33 36 34 39
Max/Min RH                   79          15          74          21          89
RH            29 29 49 61 71 79 61 24 15 18 39 55 68 73 61 36 21 25 42 61 65 89
Wind Dir       W  W SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S NW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW  N
Wind Spd       9  4  6  8  6  5  6 11 14 13  9  6  5  5  8  9 12 10  9  9  8  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     10 16 15 15 10  4 10 16 31 46 76 65 57 51 48 40 36 30 19 47 38 57
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           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                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4800   100  8800 13300  8400   200  6100 13100  7800  1100
T Wind Dir             SE     E    SE     S    SE    SW     W    SW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     3    10    31    13     6     8    24    19    14
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           04/02  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17  Thu 04/06/17
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          61      39    75      46    69      39    67      38    70
Temp          56 59   48 41 67 73   55 48 63 67   49 41 60 65   48 40 63 68
Dewpt         41 39   39 37 40 37   34 35 30 24   25 28 29 25   26 29 32 31
Min/Max RH       44      85    27      60    19      59    22      64    24
RH            57 47   71 85 37 27   45 60 29 19   39 59 31 22   42 64 31 25
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      NE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW
PoP 12hr         20       5     0       0     5      10     5       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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