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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

TXZ024-232215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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                      87          62          77          64          78
Temp          74 71 82 87 84 79 71 67 65 62 65 71 74 76 68 65 65 64 67 69 77 77
Dewpt         58 59 61 61 61 61 55 55 55 57 55 54 52 54 51 56 56 59 56 59 58 61
Min/Max RH                   42          84          45          84          53
RH            62 65 50 42 46 53 58 65 70 84 70 56 45 46 54 73 73 84 68 71 53 58
Wind Dir      SE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd       5  4  8 13 16 14 11  9 12 11  8  6  9  6  4  4  4  4  4  5  8  8
Clouds        B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)     56 52 41 55 53 53 62 71 93 81 84 71 73 65 77 79 92 90 89 88 86 79
PoP 12hr                     20          30          30          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.12        0.02        0.10        0.14
Rain SHWRS     C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Haines                  4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              6000  5800  4400  3600  1800  3100  2200  1300  1200  1600
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     E
T Wind Spd              9    20    25    19    10    10     8     5     3     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 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          64    83      66    89      70    95      71    96
Temp          67 64 75 81   69 66 84 87   74 70 87 93   77 71 89 94
Dewpt         61 62 63 65   63 64 64 62   63 65 62 59   61 63 61 58
Max/Min RH       93    56      95    41      83    31      76    29
RH            82 93 67 58   82 95 51 43   69 83 43 32   58 76 40 30
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      40    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-232215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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                      88          64          79          65          80
Temp          75 73 81 88 86 79 73 70 67 64 69 75 78 78 71 68 66 65 70 73 79 79
Dewpt         60 61 62 63 63 62 57 57 56 57 56 55 53 55 54 57 56 58 56 58 58 59
Min/Max RH                   43          78          42          77          47
RH            63 66 52 44 46 56 58 63 69 78 62 50 42 45 56 67 69 77 61 59 48 50
Wind Dir      SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd       6  4  9 13 16 16 12 10 12 10  9  8  8  8  5  5  5  5  4  5  6  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)     53 44 38 57 49 57 70 82 94 88 87 74 71 62 77 76 92 87 93 90 84 77
PoP 12hr                     20          30          30          30          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.24        0.04        0.08        0.12
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7600  6600  3800  2800  2000  3100  2900  1100  1700  1700
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE    NE     E    NE
T Wind Spd              5    25    27    24    12    11     8     5     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          Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          65    84      66    90      70    95      73    96
Temp          69 65 77 82   72 67 85 88   75 71 88 93   80 73 90 94
Dewpt         60 61 62 62   63 63 64 60   63 64 64 61   63 64 63 60
Max/Min RH       87    48      90    37      81    33      73    31
RH            73 86 59 50   72 87 49 39   66 80 45 34   57 72 41 32
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      40    20      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-232215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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          64          78          65          81
Temp          77 74 89 97 97 88 76 71 68 64 69 72 77 77 72 69 67 65 72 76 80 80
Dewpt         58 59 60 59 59 63 64 61 59 59 59 59 58 59 60 61 60 61 60 63 62 64
Min/Max RH                   28          84          49          86          53
RH            57 61 38 29 29 44 67 73 75 84 70 65 51 54 66 77 76 86 67 64 53 58
Wind Dir      SE  E SE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  E NE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       4  4  4  8 12 13 18 13 14 12 11 10  9  9  5  5  5  5  5  6  6  9
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)     32 40 30 33 36 56 63 71 89 84 93 83 86 70 81 77 90 85 91 88 82 76
PoP 12hr                     20          40          30          50          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.19        0.05        0.11        0.21
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9500 12600  2800  2700  1800  1900  1800  1300  1600  1800
T Wind Dir              S     E    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              6    10    25    24    24    14    10     8     8     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 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          66    84      67    90      70    95      72    96
Temp          71 66 79 82   73 67 85 88   77 70 88 93   80 72 90 95
Dewpt         64 64 65 64   64 64 65 61   64 65 64 60   63 65 64 59
Max/Min RH       91    51      91    39      83    32      79    29
RH            79 91 63 55   75 90 52 40   64 82 45 34   58 78 42 30
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         50    40      40    20       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-232215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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                      92          63          76          63          80
Temp          77 73 85 92 90 83 73 68 67 63 67 70 74 75 68 66 64 63 69 73 78 79
Dewpt         58 58 57 56 57 59 58 57 55 55 56 56 56 56 55 57 55 58 59 62 62 62
Min/Max RH                   30          75          50          83          54
RH            54 59 38 30 33 45 59 69 66 75 69 61 53 51 62 72 72 83 71 69 58 56
Wind Dir       S  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd       8  5  8 13 16 19 18 13 13 13 12 11 11 11 10  8  8  8  8  8  9 10
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     61 49 27 51 50 49 54 60 83 75 89 72 77 67 77 79 88 86 90 83 71 77
PoP 12hr                     20          20          30          50          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.08           0        0.14        0.22
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Haines                  4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt             11200 13000  3100  2800  2400  2300  1700  1400  2000  3800
T Wind Dir              S     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             11    17    25    17    20    11     9     5     3     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 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          64    82      65    89      68    95      70    95
Temp          67 64 75 80   69 66 83 87   74 68 88 94   78 70 90 93
Dewpt         62 61 63 63   62 63 63 58   61 63 60 54   58 61 59 53
Max/Min RH       91    53      93    37      84    26      73    25
RH            85 89 67 56   78 92 51 37   63 84 39 26   51 73 36 26
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      40    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-232215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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                      92          64          80          65          80
Temp          74 72 85 92 91 82 74 71 67 64 69 75 79 79 71 69 66 65 71 74 78 80
Dewpt         59 61 61 61 62 64 59 59 57 58 57 55 54 55 55 58 56 59 57 60 59 61
Min/Max RH                   36          81          42          80          51
RH            66 68 45 36 39 55 61 67 70 81 64 52 42 45 57 69 69 80 62 62 52 53
Wind Dir      SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
Wind Spd       5  4  5 11 16 16 12  9 13 11  8  8  8  9  5  4  4  4  3  5  6  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)     51 47 39 53 47 58 69 80 94 89 88 77 75 66 80 79 92 89 94 88 83 78
PoP 12hr                     20          40          30          30          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.23        0.04        0.07        0.14
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              9100  8300  3700  3300  2300  3300  3100  1000  1900  1900
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     E    NE
T Wind Spd              2    23    27    23    16    11     8     5     3     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 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          65    85      66    91      70    96      74    97
Temp          70 66 78 84   72 67 85 88   76 71 89 94   80 74 91 95
Dewpt         62 62 63 63   63 64 65 62   64 65 64 61   63 65 63 60
Max/Min RH       88    49      92    39      84    32      75    31
RH            76 87 60 50   73 89 52 41   67 83 43 33   58 74 40 32
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    40      40    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-232215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
350 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Date             Fri 06/23/17            Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17
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                      86          61          74          61          77
Temp          75 70 81 86 82 77 69 66 64 61 65 69 73 73 65 63 62 61 66 70 75 76
Dewpt         60 59 59 59 61 60 55 55 54 55 55 54 55 56 54 56 54 57 59 60 61 62
Min/Max RH                   40          81          52          86          59
RH            60 68 48 40 48 56 61 67 71 81 70 58 54 55 68 78 75 86 78 71 61 62
Wind Dir       S  E NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  5 11 16 18 19 16 13 12 11 10  9  9  9  6  5  5  4  5  6  8  9
Clouds        B1 SC FW SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     57 44 17 46 51 46 54 61 87 78 91 72 75 66 76 80 91 87 92 84 77 79
PoP 12hr                     20          20          30          50          30
QPF 12hr                      0        0.11           0        0.17        0.16
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Haines                  4     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              8200  8300  3800  3300  2400  2100  1900  1100  1700  4100
T Wind Dir             SE     E    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NW    SE
T Wind Spd              4    17    25    18    18    10     8     4     2     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 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17
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          62    80      64    87      66    93      68    93
Temp          63 62 74 78   67 65 82 85   72 66 86 91   74 68 88 91
Dewpt         62 61 63 65   61 62 62 60   61 62 61 57   58 62 59 55
Max/Min RH       97    60      93    41      87    30      81    28
RH            96 97 69 64   81 91 51 43   69 86 43 32   57 81 38 30
PWind Dir        SE    SE       S     S       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      50    20      10     5       5     5

$$

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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