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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

TXZ024-282215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                      96          72          93          71          93
Temp          74 72 84 92 95 94 84 79 76 72 81 89 93 91 80 76 73 71 81 88 93 91
Dewpt         67 67 64 60 57 57 61 62 65 68 69 66 63 63 66 67 65 66 64 65 63 64
Min/Max RH                   26          86          37          83          37
RH            72 86 52 34 28 29 46 57 70 86 68 47 37 41 61 74 74 82 57 46 38 41
Wind Dir      NE  N  W SW SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  5  8  6  4  5  4  5  6  6  8  6  6  5  5  8  8  8  9
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)     61 46 32 29 40 45 52 62 67 68 56 59 57 70 73 66 62 61 54 61 58 72
PoP 12hr                     10          20          30          30          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.03        0.04        0.03        0.10
Rain SHWRS     S              S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S              S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             10600 12000  7500   300 10000 12000  5500   400  4300 10700
T Wind Dir              W    SE     E     E     E    SE    NE    NE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     5     6     4     5    10    12     4    11     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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          69    85      67    83      66    85      67    87
Temp          74 69 85 80   73 70 65 73   68 68 70 85   73 68 84 85
Dewpt         66 64 65 64   64 64 64 63   64 63 63 62   63 62 61 60
Max/Min RH       84    51      90    53      92    46      87    40
RH            76 84 51 58   73 83 97 72   89 83 79 46   71 82 46 43
PWind Dir         E     E       E     E       E     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    40      40    40      30    40      30    20

$$

TXZ026-282215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                      98          74          94          73          93
Temp          77 74 84 93 98 95 85 82 78 74 81 90 93 92 82 79 75 73 82 89 93 91
Dewpt         67 67 67 64 62 62 65 67 68 69 68 67 65 65 64 66 64 65 65 65 64 63
Min/Max RH                   30          84          39          76          38
RH            68 79 57 39 31 34 50 61 72 84 64 47 39 40 54 65 68 75 56 45 39 40
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  4  4  4  4  6  6  8  8  5  6  6  8  8  9  6  6  5  8  6  8  9
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     50 42 29 36 38 50 60 75 74 80 72 65 52 59 55 58 62 60 56 61 56 62
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.05        0.07           0        0.09
Rain SHWRS     S              S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S              S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              8900 10500  5700   700  8700 11300  8100  1600  5600  9400
T Wind Dir             NW    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     3     6    12     9     9    19    14    13     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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          71    87      69    85      68    87      68    89
Temp          78 71 85 82   79 71 74 68   69 69 73 87   78 69 85 87
Dewpt         64 64 63 62   63 63 63 63   65 64 64 62   64 64 62 60
Max/Min RH       79    46      81    48      87    43      87    38
RH            63 79 48 51   57 75 68 84   86 83 73 44   63 85 46 40
PWind Dir         E     E       E     E      NE     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      30    30      30    30      20    20

$$

TXZ043-282215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                     100          74          98          74          96
Temp          80 76 89 98100 99 88 83 79 74 87 97 98 97 85 81 77 75 86 93 96 94
Dewpt         58 60 63 59 57 57 60 60 62 64 65 61 60 61 63 66 65 67 66 65 62 64
Min/Max RH                   24          71          29          78          33
RH            51 58 42 29 25 25 39 46 57 71 48 32 29 32 48 61 67 77 52 40 33 37
Wind Dir      SW  W  W SW SE SE SE SE  S NE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       5  4  6  4  5  6  5  4  4  4  5  4  8  9  8  6  4  4  8  5  6  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     14 11  9 15 27 29 26 27 28 33 29 45 45 54 48 48 58 57 46 58 53 67
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.05
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  3     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9700 11900  7300   100  9800 12000  7300   700  8000 11700
T Wind Dir             SW    SE    SE    SW     W    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             12     5     5     4     6     6    12    11    10     4
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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          71    91      70    88      69    88      69    90
Temp          80 71 89 88   76 72 88 73   72 70 72 88   76 71 87 88
Dewpt         65 65 62 62   62 61 61 62   64 64 62 61   64 63 61 59
Max/Min RH       80    38      75    40      84    40      83    36
RH            61 80 41 42   63 69 40 69   75 82 72 40   67 76 42 39
PWind Dir         E     E       E     E       E     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         20    20      30    30      30    30      30    20

$$

TXZ035-282215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                      95          71          94          71          92
Temp          74 71 83 92 94 93 83 78 74 71 83 92 94 91 81 77 74 71 82 90 92 90
Dewpt         57 58 60 57 54 53 57 58 59 60 61 59 57 59 60 63 63 64 64 63 60 63
Min/Max RH                   24          68          29          79          34
RH            57 63 46 31 26 26 41 50 59 67 47 33 29 34 49 62 68 78 54 41 34 41
Wind Dir       S  W SW  S SE SE SE SE  S  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  4  8  6  9  9  8  6  5  4  5  5  9 10  8  9  8  5  9  6  6  9
Clouds        SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     27 16 15 15 31 31 28 25 22 32 20 39 51 49 43 52 52 51 35 52 61 69
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9800 11700  7500   100 10700 11900  7200   300  9100 12000
T Wind Dir             SW    SE    SE    SW    SW    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     8     6     4     9    11     8     6     9     5
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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          69    86      67    82      65    83      65    86
Temp          75 69 81 85   70 70 82 72   66 66 76 83   72 66 84 83
Dewpt         66 64 65 65   64 61 63 64   63 62 62 60   61 60 60 58
Max/Min RH       84    50      86    53      93    46      85    40
RH            73 84 58 51   81 74 53 75   90 87 62 46   69 80 45 43
PWind Dir        SE    SE       E    SE       E     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      30    40      40    30      30    10

$$

TXZ031-282215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                     100          74          96          73          95
Temp          79 75 88 96 99 98 86 82 79 74 84 91 96 94 83 80 76 73 84 92 95 93
Dewpt         65 65 65 62 58 58 61 65 67 69 69 66 64 64 64 67 63 66 65 65 63 64
Min/Max RH                   25          84          35          78          35
RH            61 70 48 33 26 27 43 56 69 84 62 44 36 38 54 66 66 78 54 42 35 39
Wind Dir      NW NW NW NW  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  4  5  4  4  6  5  5  6  4  6  5  6  8  9  5  5  4  8  6  6  9
Clouds        SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     40 29 19 20 32 43 51 62 65 74 64 62 54 61 60 56 63 58 49 64 54 64
PoP 12hr                      5          20          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.03        0.05           0        0.07
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             10000 11800  7200   400  9400 12700  8500  1700  6800 11100
T Wind Dir              W    SE     E     E     E     E     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             10     3     4     5     8     9    19    14    12     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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          71    89      69    86      68    88      68    90
Temp          78 72 89 79   73 70 86 70   71 70 72 88   76 69 87 87
Dewpt         65 64 63 62   64 63 63 63   65 64 64 62   64 64 61 60
Max/Min RH       79    42      82    46      88    42      87    37
RH            64 77 42 56   74 80 46 79   82 84 78 42   67 82 42 41
PWind Dir        SE     E       E     E      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      30    30      30    30      30    20

$$

TXZ029-282215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
343 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

Date             Fri 07/28/17            Sat 07/29/17            Sun 07/30/17
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                      95          69          91          68          91
Temp          72 69 83 91 95 93 81 76 72 70 83 90 91 90 79 75 71 69 81 89 91 88
Dewpt         63 63 61 58 54 54 58 59 60 62 63 61 59 60 62 64 63 64 64 63 61 63
Min/Max RH                   24          77          34          87          37
RH            69 82 48 34 26 27 45 55 65 77 52 39 35 37 57 69 77 85 57 42 37 43
Wind Dir       E  E SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  3  6  5  6  8  5  5  4  4  5  5  8  9  6  6  5  4  8  6  6  8
Clouds        B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     54 33 22 17 36 39 44 44 45 48 32 48 55 58 56 55 54 53 41 54 65 69
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          20          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.07
Rain SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             10500 12100  7800   300  8900 12600  7600   300 10000 11700
T Wind Dir             SW    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10     6     8     3     5    10     9     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          Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17  Wed 08/02/17  Thu 08/03/17
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          67    84      65    80      64    82      63    84
Temp          72 67 79 83   68 70 64 80   65 66 73 82   69 65 82 81
Dewpt         65 64 65 65   64 62 64 64   63 62 62 61   62 60 60 59
Max/Min RH       90    53      93    58      97    49      93    43
RH            78 89 62 54   88 77 98 58   92 88 68 49   79 84 48 47
PWind Dir        SE    SE       E    SE       E     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    40      40    50      40    40      30    10

$$

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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