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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TXZ024-221015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      43          72          49          79          47
Temp          82 70 57 52 48 43 54 67 72 65 57 54 52 49 60 74 79 69 58 53 51 47
Dewpt         44 41 39 34 33 33 30 25 24 32 34 32 33 35 36 35 36 39 40 39 36 34
Max/Min RH                   65          16          61          21          60
RH            22 35 49 52 54 68 40 20 16 29 42 44 49 58 40 24 21 33 52 58 57 60
Wind Dir       W  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 16 12  8  9  6  6  3  4  3  4  6  8  8  9  9 11  6  6  6  6  6
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     39 34  9  7  7  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 13
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1000   100  5300  6300   100   100  4100  6300   200   200
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NW     W    SW    SW     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             17     6     6     9     6     9    13    13     8     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          67      47    78      55    81      44    52      37    58
Temp          64 61   51 47 73 71   60 55 77 70   51 44 51 47   40 37 54 52
Dewpt         21 30   33 36 35 36   36 40 33 35   32 27 22 25   26 25 24 27
Min/Max RH       18      66    22      56    18      49    31      61    28
RH            19 31   50 66 26 28   42 56 21 29   48 49 32 40   57 61 30 37
PWind Dir         N       W     W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ026-221015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      45          74          49          81          48
Temp          85 73 60 54 50 45 56 69 74 66 58 54 52 49 61 76 81 71 60 55 52 48
Dewpt         51 46 42 37 35 36 34 30 26 31 33 34 36 36 39 39 38 40 43 40 37 34
Max/Min RH                   68          17          63          21          58
RH            27 38 52 53 55 70 43 23 17 27 39 46 55 60 44 27 21 33 54 58 57 57
Wind Dir       W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N NE NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 17 16 11  8  6  6  4  5  4  6  6  5  5  6  9 11  8  8  8  8  8
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     42 43 24 14 14  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1 13
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.06           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1600   100  5300  6200     0     0  4600  6800   100   200
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NW    SW     S    SW     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             19     5     5     9     6     5    10    17     8     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          70      46    80      55    81      46    56      38    60
Temp          66 63   51 46 74 72   60 55 77 70   53 46 54 50   42 38 56 54
Dewpt         28 29   34 35 39 38   40 41 39 37   33 26 24 25   25 25 25 28
Min/Max RH       20      68    23      59    21      46    29      59    27
RH            24 28   52 65 28 29   47 59 26 30   46 45 31 37   51 59 30 36
PWind Dir         N       W     W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ043-221015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      47          73          49          82          48
Temp          88 75 62 56 52 47 57 69 73 66 57 54 52 49 61 76 82 72 60 55 52 48
Dewpt         53 47 46 42 38 35 32 30 27 30 33 33 35 35 37 37 36 37 40 41 41 36
Max/Min RH                   61          18          62          19          67
RH            27 37 57 59 59 63 38 23 18 26 39 44 52 59 40 24 19 28 48 59 66 62
Wind Dir      SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE  N  N
Wind Spd      16  9 13 10  5  5  8  4  4  3  4  5  4  5  8  8  8  5  9  8  6  5
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     42 52 42 28 28  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  9
PoP 12hr                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt               700   300  4700  5800   100   100  2200  5200   200   200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     W     S    SW     W    NE    NE     N
T Wind Spd             16     6     8     5     5     6     8    11     8     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          70      47    79      55    85      48    57      39    60
Temp          66 63   52 47 74 72   60 55 80 74   55 48 55 51   43 39 56 54
Dewpt         26 28   32 34 35 34   39 43 38 33   36 30 25 24   26 27 21 25
Min/Max RH       18      60    20      64    16      50    28      61    23
RH            22 26   47 60 24 25   46 63 22 23   48 50 30 34   51 61 25 32
PWind Dir         N       W    SW      SW    SW      NW     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ035-221015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      40          71          46          79          46
Temp          81 69 55 49 45 40 52 66 71 63 55 51 49 46 58 73 79 69 58 53 50 46
Dewpt         43 41 39 35 33 33 31 27 27 30 33 32 35 35 37 36 35 37 39 39 40 36
Max/Min RH                   73          19          68          20          70
RH            23 37 55 58 62 76 44 23 19 28 43 48 59 65 45 26 20 31 50 60 69 67
Wind Dir       W NW  N  N  N  N  N  W  W SW  S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N
Wind Spd      19 13 12  9  4  4  5  3  6  5  6  8  5  6  8  6 11  9  9 10  9  6
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     46 44  6  6  6  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  8
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt               700   200  4800  5400   100   100  2800  4300   200   200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE     N
T Wind Spd             11     6     3     8     6     6    10    17     9     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          67      45    76      53    81      44    54      36    58
Temp          63 60   49 45 71 69   58 53 76 70   51 44 52 48   40 36 54 52
Dewpt         27 32   34 35 34 34   35 39 33 31   30 28 24 26   25 26 22 24
Min/Max RH       23      68    22      58    17      52    31      66    25
RH            25 34   55 67 26 27   42 58 21 24   44 52 33 41   55 66 28 33
PWind Dir         N       W    SW      SW     W       N    NE      NE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ031-221015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      45          74          49          82          48
Temp          86 74 60 54 50 45 56 69 74 66 58 54 52 49 61 76 82 71 60 55 52 48
Dewpt         51 50 43 39 35 36 34 30 26 33 34 35 36 36 39 39 38 40 43 41 38 36
Max/Min RH                   67          17          63          21          61
RH            27 43 54 56 56 69 42 23 17 29 40 47 54 60 44 26 21 32 53 61 60 61
Wind Dir       W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N NE NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd      16 10 13  9  5  5  6  4  4  3  5  5  6  6  8  6 10  8  8  6  6  6
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     41 45 27 16 16  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2 12
PoP 12hr                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800   200  5200  6200   200   200  2700  6400   300   300
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NW    SW     S    SW    NW     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             16     5     6     6     6     8    11    14     8     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          70      47    81      56    84      46    57      38    61
Temp          66 63   52 47 75 73   61 56 79 72   54 46 55 51   42 38 57 55
Dewpt         28 31   35 36 38 38   39 42 37 37   32 28 25 25   27 26 24 27
Min/Max RH       19      65    21      60    19      48    29      60    26
RH            23 30   52 65 26 28   44 60 22 28   43 48 31 37   54 60 28 34
PWind Dir         N       W     W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-221015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
216 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date           10/21/17      Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      38          69          43          77          43
Temp          78 66 53 47 43 38 50 64 69 61 52 48 46 43 56 71 77 66 55 50 47 43
Dewpt         40 41 39 34 33 33 31 26 26 30 33 33 35 34 37 35 35 37 39 40 38 34
Max/Min RH                   79          20          73          22          72
RH            24 40 60 61 67 82 48 24 20 31 48 55 66 70 49 26 22 34 55 69 71 69
Wind Dir       W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N
Wind Spd      17 13 12  8  4  4  4  4  6  4  4  6  4  4  6  9 11  6  8  8  5  4
Clouds        SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     43 32  5  5  5  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5 11
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt               400   200  5100  5600   100   100  3500  5400   200   200
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE     N
T Wind Spd             10     6     4     9     6     8    13    16     9     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           10/24  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          64      43    75      51    78      40    51      33    56
Temp          60 57   47 43 70 68   56 51 73 66   48 40 49 45   37 33 52 50
Dewpt         26 31   35 35 35 34   36 39 31 33   31 27 24 26   25 25 24 26
Min/Max RH       24      73    22      63    18      58    35      72    29
RH            27 36   62 73 28 29   47 63 21 29   52 58 37 46   62 71 33 39
PWind Dir         N       W     W      SW     W       N    NE      NE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      10    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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