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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

TXZ024-172315-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      45          21          57          30          74
Temp          11  6 12 34 45 37 30 26 23 21 26 47 57 48 40 36 33 31 37 62 74 63
Dewpt         -9 -7 -5  0  6  6  5  5  4  7 10 12 15 16 17 18 19 19 21 20 20 19
Min/Max RH                   20          58          19          67          13
RH            39 54 47 22 20 26 34 41 42 53 49 24 19 27 39 48 58 63 53 19 13 18
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       4  4  6  9 10  6  6  8 11  9  9 10 11  8  8 10 10 10 10 13 17 12
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  9 11
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                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              2900  3700   100   200  2300  3100   100   100  1500  3200
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10    13     6     9    10    11     9    10    13    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            40    77      41    57      29    59      32    58
Temp          47   41 67 65 49   42 53 48 35   30 51 50 38   33 51 49
Dewpt         24   25 25 24 26   27 17 16 15   16 12 14 10   14 15 18
Max/Min RH         55    14      56    20      56    16      48    20
RH            40   53 20 20 41   56 24 27 44   56 21 23 31   47 23 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-172315-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      42          18          54          26          70
Temp           9  6 11 32 42 34 27 23 20 18 23 44 54 45 36 32 29 27 33 58 70 59
Dewpt         -8 -6 -4 -3  0  2  3  4  4  4  9 13 16 19 19 20 19 18 20 23 25 25
Min/Max RH                   17          60          22          73          18
RH            45 57 49 21 17 25 35 43 48 52 53 28 22 35 49 61 66 70 59 25 18 26
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  5  8 10 12  9  8  6  6  6  8 10 13 11  9  8  6  8  8 13 18 14
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  6  8
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                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              1900  2800   100     0  2600  3200     0     0   600  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    12     6     5     8    13     8     4     6    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               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            37    74      40    58      28    58      30    57
Temp          44   38 64 63 47   41 53 48 34   29 50 49 36   31 50 48
Dewpt         27   26 27 29 30   28 21 18 20   17 15 17 13   15 17 20
Max/Min RH         64    18      60    21      63    19      55    22
RH            51   62 24 27 51   60 28 29 55   61 24 27 38   52 27 32
PWind Dir           S    SW       S     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-172315-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      43          18          53          25          70
Temp          12  9 14 34 43 35 27 23 21 19 23 44 53 44 35 31 28 26 32 58 70 59
Dewpt         -8 -6 -6 -7 -1  1  2  3  3  6  8 13 17 20 21 21 21 21 22 25 27 23
Min/Max RH                   14          62          24          85          19
RH            38 49 40 16 15 23 32 41 47 57 52 28 24 38 56 66 76 84 68 28 20 25
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       3  4  4  6  8  5  5  4  4  4  6 10 12  9  5  9  8  9 12 14 17 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  2  1  4  7  6  5  5  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  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                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt              2500  3200   200   300  2600  3200   100   200   900  1900
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9     5     5    10    13     6    10    12    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            35    76      40    61      29    59      30    61
Temp          42   36 65 64 48   41 55 51 36   30 51 50 36   31 53 51
Dewpt         31   32 31 30 34   33 16 13 16   16 11 13 12   18 18 22
Max/Min RH         88    18      76    15      57    15      60    20
RH            62   85 28 27 60   76 21 22 44   57 20 22 36   58 25 32
PWind Dir          SW    SW       S     W      NW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-172315-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      41          16          53          25          69
Temp          14 12 16 33 41 33 25 21 19 17 22 43 53 44 35 31 28 26 32 57 69 58
Dewpt         -6 -4 -2  1  5  4  2  3  4  6  7 10 14 15 17 17 18 17 19 19 20 18
Min/Max RH                   22          64          21          74          15
RH            40 48 43 25 22 29 36 44 52 63 53 25 21 30 47 56 66 69 59 22 15 21
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       5  5  6 11 11  8  8  6  5  5  6 11 13  9  9  9  8  9 11 14 18 13
Clouds        CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  3  6  2  2  1  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  8 11
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                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              2800  3400   800   100  2000  2700   100   100   900  2000
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10    14     6     5     8    12     8     9    10    17
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               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            34    73      34    54      25    56      28    56
Temp          41   35 62 61 42   35 49 45 31   26 48 47 34   29 48 47
Dewpt         21   20 22 21 27   23 14 11 13   10 12 11 10   12 14 16
Max/Min RH         56    14      62    18      52    17      52    19
RH            44   54 21 21 54   62 24 25 46   51 23 23 36   49 25 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-172315-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      43          18          55          26          72
Temp          10  8 13 34 43 35 27 23 21 19 24 45 55 46 37 32 29 27 33 60 72 61
Dewpt         -9 -6 -6 -6 -2  2  2  4  3  4 10 13 17 18 20 21 20 20 22 24 25 24
Min/Max RH                   15          62          22          80          17
RH            43 53 42 17 15 24 33 43 46 52 54 27 22 33 50 63 68 75 64 25 17 24
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  6 10 10  8  6  5  6  6  8 11 13 10  8  8  8  8  9 14 18 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  6  7
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                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2000  3000   200   200  2600  3200   100   100   800  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    12     8     6     9    14     8     6     9    19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            37    76      41    60      28    60      31    59
Temp          44   38 65 64 48   42 55 50 35   29 51 50 37   32 51 50
Dewpt         27   28 27 28 31   30 20 17 20   18 14 17 13   16 16 20
Max/Min RH         69    16      64    19      64    18      53    20
RH            51   67 23 25 51   63 25 27 53   63 23 26 38   52 24 30
PWind Dir           S    SW       S     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-172315-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
327 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date             Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      42          15          54          23          72
Temp          10  6 11 32 42 33 25 21 18 16 21 43 54 44 34 30 26 24 30 59 72 60
Dewpt         -6 -4 -1  3  7  6  3  3  6  7 10 10 14 14 16 16 18 18 20 16 18 14
Min/Max RH                   23          75          20          86          12
RH            47 62 56 28 23 31 38 45 59 68 62 25 20 29 46 56 71 79 65 18 13 16
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  6 11 12  6  5  5  6  5  6 11 12  8  6  8  6  8 11 16 20 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  9 12
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                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2700  3300   200   100  2000  2800   100   100  1600  3000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    13     6     8    10    13    10    10    16    24
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    73      31    52      22    55      25    55
Temp          41   34 62 60 40   32 46 42 28   23 46 45 31   26 47 45
Dewpt         19   21 20 22 24   23 16 13 12   13 13 13  8   12 14 17
Max/Min RH         62    14      69    22      68    18      59    21
RH            40   59 19 23 53   69 29 30 50   66 26 26 37   56 26 32
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     5       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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