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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

TXZ024-262315-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      64          37          73          48          77
Temp          33 33 39 56 63 61 51 46 42 40 45 64 72 70 61 56 53 50 55 68 76 74
Dewpt         25 27 28 22 17 21 30 31 33 31 32 26 23 21 25 24 30 28 33 28 23 22
Min/Max RH                   17          73          15          45          13
RH            73 78 64 26 17 21 44 55 68 72 59 23 16 15 25 28 42 41 43 22 14 14
Wind Dir       S SW  W NW  W NE  E NE NW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  5  8  6  5  4  8  4  4  5  8 16 16 13  8 12 10 12 13 23 28 21
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 56 60 64 71 78 61 43 27 11  8  5  8 11 11 42 41 55 59 63 54 64
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     2     3     3     5     5     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              2900  7400  1800   200  4200  5400  3000   100  2700  3600
T Wind Dir              W    SW     E     W     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9     6     5    13    24    13    10    13    32
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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    57      33    63      36    66      40    74
Temp          49   41 52 55 41   35 55 60 45   38 58 64 49   42 65 71
Dewpt         28   23 14 10 13   14 13 14 17   21 21 18 24   28 34 31
Max/Min RH         49    16      41    14      49    16      57    22
RH            43   49 22 16 31   41 18 16 32   49 23 17 37   56 31 22
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ026-262315-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      63          39          74          48          79
Temp          34 34 40 55 62 61 51 48 44 42 47 65 73 71 61 57 53 50 55 70 78 75
Dewpt         25 27 30 29 26 28 30 34 37 35 37 32 28 25 29 28 32 30 35 31 27 24
Min/Max RH                   25          79          17          50          14
RH            69 75 67 37 25 28 44 58 76 77 68 29 19 17 29 33 45 45 46 23 15 15
Wind Dir      SE  S SW NW NW  E NE NE NE  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       5  5  6  6  4  5  6  6  4  4  5 12 14 13  9 10  8  9  9 20 25 21
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW CL SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)     33 56 63 69 67 65 62 58 42 25 16  7  5  9  4 41 39 51 58 66 47 64
PoP 12hr                      0          10           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     2     3     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              1900  3300  1800   300  4300  5500   100     0   800  1700
T Wind Dir             SW    NE    NE    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              6     4     8     3    11    20    10     6     4    19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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            41    59      33    63      36    66      40    73
Temp          51   42 54 57 42   35 55 60 45   38 58 64 49   42 65 71
Dewpt         30   25 16  9 13   17 15 15 20   22 23 21 26   29 36 36
Max/Min RH         50    14      47    15      52    18      59    27
RH            45   50 22 15 30   47 20 17 37   52 25 19 40   59 34 28
PWind Dir           W     N       E     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-262315-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      72          41          77          50          81
Temp          36 37 44 63 71 69 57 51 47 44 49 68 76 74 64 59 55 52 57 72 80 78
Dewpt         27 30 35 31 19 21 26 31 35 32 34 31 26 23 28 30 34 32 38 32 27 22
Min/Max RH                   14          65          14          52          12
RH            69 75 69 30 14 17 30 46 61 61 56 25 16 15 26 33 45 46 49 23 14 12
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW SW  E  E SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  5 10 11  9  3  5  4  4  4  5 13 16 13  8  6  8  8 11 18 21 17
Clouds        FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)     19 31 48 65 64 62 52 41 26 10 15  8 14 13 25 41 36 44 52 59 46 61
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     5     5     5     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              1900  7100  4500   100  4900  5700  3200   100  2900  6500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SE    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             11    12     5     6    10    23    11     6    12    25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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            44    60      34    65      36    66      41    72
Temp          53   45 55 58 43   36 57 62 45   38 58 64 50   43 64 70
Dewpt         29   28 20 11 14   19 14 12 21   25 23 20 28   31 39 37
Max/Min RH         51    15      49    13      59    18      65    29
RH            39   50 25 15 31   49 18 14 38   59 25 18 42   63 39 30
PWind Dir           W     N       E     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ035-262315-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      68          35          74          46          76
Temp          35 34 41 59 67 65 52 46 41 38 44 64 73 71 60 55 51 48 53 67 75 73
Dewpt         27 27 25 16 14 14 19 23 26 26 28 24 21 19 25 26 30 29 32 27 22 20
Min/Max RH                   13          62          13          48          13
RH            72 75 52 18 13 14 27 40 55 62 53 21 14 14 26 32 44 47 45 22 14 14
Wind Dir       S SW  W  W  W SW NE  N NW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  8 10 10 13  6  4  4  5  5  9 17 19 17 13 12 10 10 14 24 31 27
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     31 53 57 62 66 70 53 36 21  5  5  6 12 14 31 54 50 61 63 64 61 59
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     5     5     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              5600  8200  4800   100  4000  5400  3300   100  2300  9700
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             11    18     9     8    12    24    16     8    13    37
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  5
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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            38    57      30    63      33    64      37    72
Temp          48   40 51 55 39   32 54 60 43   35 56 62 47   40 63 69
Dewpt         26   24 16  9 13   16 13 10 16   20 19 16 24   27 33 28
Max/Min RH         53    16      50    13      53    16      61    21
RH            42   53 24 16 34   50 19 13 34   53 23 17 41   60 32 21
PWind Dir           W     N      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ031-262315-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      65          39          75          49          80
Temp          34 35 41 57 64 62 52 48 44 42 47 66 74 72 62 58 54 51 56 71 79 76
Dewpt         26 29 32 27 23 26 30 32 37 34 36 31 27 24 30 28 33 30 35 30 25 23
Min/Max RH                   21          80          16          48          13
RH            72 78 70 32 21 25 43 54 77 75 66 27 17 16 29 32 45 45 45 22 14 14
Wind Dir       S  S SW  W  W NE NE NE NE  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  8  9  6  4  4  6  5  3  4  4 12 14 13  9 10  8  9  9 21 26 21
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW CL SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)     30 51 61 72 69 66 62 58 38 18 13  6  6 10  5 43 37 49 57 65 44 63
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     2     3     5     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              2400  5000  2700   300  4500  5700  3000   200  1600  2600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     E    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     4     6     4    11    23    12     8     9    21
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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            42    60      33    65      36    68      40    75
Temp          52   43 54 58 42   35 57 62 46   38 60 65 50   43 66 72
Dewpt         29   26 15 10 15   19 13 15 20   24 22 20 27   30 38 36
Max/Min RH         50    15      51    14      57    16      63    26
RH            41   50 21 15 32   51 17 16 36   57 24 17 40   61 36 26
PWind Dir           W     N       E     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ029-262315-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
316 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date             Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      65          33          72          44          73
Temp          32 31 38 56 64 62 49 44 39 36 42 62 71 69 58 53 49 46 51 64 72 70
Dewpt         26 26 22 16 14 15 17 25 29 26 29 24 21 19 22 25 30 28 32 27 22 21
Min/Max RH                   14          70          14          52          15
RH            78 81 52 20 14 16 28 47 67 67 60 23 15 15 25 34 48 49 49 24 15 16
Wind Dir       S SW  W NW  W  W NE  E NW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      10  9  9 10 12  5  4  4  4  5  9 17 18 13  9 11 10 10 16 24 31 25
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     35 59 59 59 69 79 57 35 20  5  4  5 10 12 17 48 51 62 62 62 62 62
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     5     5     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              6200  8800  4800   100  3700  5200  3300   200  2600  9600
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SE    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             11    16     6     8    14    26    17    12    17    42
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL


Date               Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17
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            36    54      28    60      31    63      36    71
Temp          46   37 49 52 37   30 52 57 41   33 55 60 46   39 62 68
Dewpt         27   23 14  9 12   15 13 12 15   20 20 16 23   26 32 28
Max/Min RH         56    17      52    15      57    17      61    21
RH            48   55 25 17 35   52 21 16 35   57 25 17 41   60 32 22
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            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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