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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

TXZ024-241030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      50          82          46          66          40
Temp          76 66 59 55 53 50 58 76 82 68 59 53 50 46 51 62 66 56 49 45 43 40
Dewpt         33 35 35 35 34 35 35 34 34 38 37 36 37 37 37 33 34 33 34 33 34 33
Max/Min RH                   55          18          70          30          79
RH            21 31 40 46 49 55 41 22 18 33 44 52 62 69 58 33 30 41 55 62 71 75
Wind Dir       N SE  S SW  W SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  4  6  9 10 11 14 13  5  8 11 12 10 10  8  8  5  4  4  4  5
Clouds        CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  3  2 11  3  6  6  5  4  9 12 12  5  7  7 12  4  5  2  5  2  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     5     5     5     3     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  2200  3200   200   300  2100  2700   200   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW     W     N     N     N    NE     S     W
T Wind Spd              5     9    14    13    12    11    10     5     4     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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          72      45    81      47    67      37    59      37    61
Temp          66 62 50   45 74 68 54   47 63 56 43   37 55 51 41   37 56 51
Dewpt         36 38 39   39 38 38 39   36 33 30 27   24 22 25 24   25 22 25
Min/Max RH       28      77    21      65    27      59    25      61    23
RH            33 41 65   76 27 33 57   64 32 37 53   59 28 36 50   61 26 36
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N    NW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-241030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      47          84          47          67          40
Temp          76 65 57 53 50 47 57 77 84 70 60 54 51 47 52 63 67 57 49 45 43 40
Dewpt         34 36 35 36 36 36 37 36 34 38 38 39 38 38 38 33 33 34 35 34 34 34
Max/Min RH                   65          17          71          28          82
RH            22 34 43 53 59 65 48 23 17 31 44 56 62 70 58 32 28 42 57 64 71 78
Wind Dir       N SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW
Wind Spd       4  4  6  5  4  5  6 13 17  6  4 10 13 13 13 10  8  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      2  3  1  8  2  6 11  5  4 12 17 18  6 10  3  6  6  6  3  4  1  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     5     5     5     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt                 0     0  2100  3700   200   400  2200  2800   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NW
T Wind Spd              5     4     9    16    10    16    13     8     3     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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          71      45    81      49    68      38    60      36    62
Temp          65 61 50   45 74 69 55   49 64 57 44   38 56 51 41   36 57 52
Dewpt         35 38 39   40 42 42 43   41 35 33 29   27 22 25 25   26 23 25
Min/Max RH       27      82    25      73    28      63    24      67    23
RH            33 42 65   82 32 38 63   73 34 41 55   63 27 36 53   66 27 35
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW    NW       N    NW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-241030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      47          82          48          68          41
Temp          76 65 57 53 50 47 56 75 82 69 60 55 51 48 53 64 68 58 50 46 44 41
Dewpt         33 36 35 36 36 36 37 36 35 35 36 36 39 40 40 38 37 34 36 35 35 35
Max/Min RH                   67          18          73          32          83
RH            21 34 43 53 61 65 50 24 18 28 41 49 62 72 61 38 32 41 58 65 73 79
Wind Dir      NE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE SW
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  5  5  8 13 17  9  8  5 11 12 13 12 12  5  4  3  3  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  3  1  5  3  4  5 10  7 13  5  7  4  5  9 10  4  9  4  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     5     5     5     3     2     3     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  2700  3000   100   600  2400  3100   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW     W     N    NE    NE    NE    NW
T Wind Spd              5     6    12    19     6    23    23    11     4     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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          71      47    80      50    69      39    60      37    62
Temp          65 62 52   47 73 69 56   50 65 58 45   39 56 51 42   37 57 52
Dewpt         37 38 41   43 48 44 47   46 38 34 29   29 22 24 25   27 24 25
Min/Max RH       29      89    30      85    29      65    23      67    23
RH            36 41 66   85 41 41 73   85 36 41 53   65 27 34 51   66 28 35
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     W       N    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-241030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      44          82          44          67          38
Temp          76 64 55 50 47 44 54 74 82 68 57 52 48 44 50 62 67 56 48 44 41 38
Dewpt         31 34 33 33 33 33 34 32 30 31 34 34 35 37 37 34 34 33 34 33 33 32
Max/Min RH                   65          15          76          29          82
RH            19 33 43 51 57 64 47 21 15 25 41 51 61 75 61 34 29 42 58 65 73 78
Wind Dir       N  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SW
Wind Spd       4  4  5  6  6  6 10 18 18  9  8 10 12 13 13 11  9  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds        FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     10 13  2 14  5  5 10 10  3 13  4  4 10  8  8  9  3  9  4  5  0  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     5     5     5     3     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  2200  3000   200   400  2100  3800   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW     W    NW    NE    NE     E     E     S
T Wind Spd              5     6    13    17     9    16    14     5     5     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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          70      42    79      45    67      34    57      34    60
Temp          64 59 48   42 72 66 52   45 63 54 41   34 52 48 39   34 55 50
Dewpt         36 36 38   37 36 32 39   35 31 28 25   24 21 23 24   24 21 23
Min/Max RH       29      82    19      67    24      65    25      66    22
RH            36 41 69   81 27 28 61   67 30 36 53   65 29 37 55   66 26 34
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N    NW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-241030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      47          85          47          69          40
Temp          77 66 58 53 50 47 57 77 85 71 60 55 51 47 53 65 69 58 50 46 43 40
Dewpt         33 36 35 36 36 37 37 36 34 37 38 38 39 39 39 34 34 33 34 35 34 34
Max/Min RH                   66          16          74          27          84
RH            20 34 43 52 58 66 47 22 16 29 43 53 63 72 59 33 27 40 55 67 72 80
Wind Dir       N SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  S SW
Wind Spd       4  4  5  6  6  6  6 16 18  8  4  9 12 11 12 10  9  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  3  1  7  2  5 10  5  4  9 14 15  6  9  5  8  4  6  2  4  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     5     5     5     4     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  3000  3900   200   500  2300  2900   400   300
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    NW     N    NE    NE    NE     W
T Wind Spd              5     6    12    18     8    20    18    10     3     3
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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          73      46    82      49    70      38    61      37    63
Temp          66 63 51   46 75 69 56   49 66 58 44   38 56 52 42   37 58 52
Dewpt         35 38 40   40 43 42 44   42 36 34 29   27 23 26 25   27 23 25
Min/Max RH       26      80    25      77    27      63    24      65    23
RH            31 40 64   80 32 37 65   77 34 40 54   63 27 36 51   65 27 35
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW     W       N    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-241030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
235 PM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

Date           11/23/17      Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            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
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                      44          81          44          65          38
Temp          75 63 55 50 47 44 54 74 81 67 57 51 48 44 49 61 65 55 47 43 41 38
Dewpt         33 35 33 34 34 34 35 33 32 35 35 35 36 37 37 34 34 33 34 32 33 33
Max/Min RH                   68          17          76          31          85
RH            21 35 43 53 60 67 49 22 17 31 43 53 64 75 62 36 31 43 59 64 74 81
Wind Dir       N  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd       4  2  4  4  5  6 10 17 13  6  6  9 12 10 11  9  8  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  4  1 10  3  5  2  5  3  7  3  7  2  4  9 13  2  7  3  6  2  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     3     5     5     5     3     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  1800  2300   200   300  2100  3800   200   100
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW     W     N    NE    NE     E    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              4     8    16    13    11    13    11     5     5     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           11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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          70      42    79      44    65      33    57      33    58
Temp          64 59 48   42 72 66 51   44 61 53 39   33 52 48 38   33 53 48
Dewpt         36 37 37   37 35 33 36   33 30 28 25   24 22 24 24   24 22 23
Min/Max RH       30      82    19      64    26      69    26      69    25
RH            36 43 66   81 26 29 56   64 31 38 56   68 30 39 57   68 29 37
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N    NW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       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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