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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

TXZ024-192230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      72          36          77          43          58
Temp             32 38 61 72 60 49 44 40 37 42 66 77 66 56 50 46 44 45 54 58 48
Dewpt            16 17 17 14 18 21 21 22 22 24 24 22 21 27 27 32 33 32 19 14 13
Min/Max RH                   11          58          13          68          17
RH               49 41 17 11 19 32 40 49 55 48 20 13 18 33 40 57 65 59 25 17 24
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11  8 13 14 10 11 13 11 10  9 11 12  6 10 13 12 12 14 28 28 23
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        22 17 17 15 15 15 25 32 29 10 15 23 24 30 26 22 27 15 19  6 20
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              1700  3200   200   100   900  5100   100   200  6100 10300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             12    18    11    10     9    12    11    11    40    36
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            28    56      27    58      28    59      30    62
Temp          34   29 48 47 33   28 50 48 34   29 51 50 36   31 53 53
Dewpt         19   17 13 10 11   12 12 14 17   19 23 24 24   26 27 24
Max/Min RH         61    16      53    17      71    26      87    25
RH            53   61 23 22 40   52 21 25 49   66 33 36 61   83 36 32
PWind Dir          NW     W      SW    SW      SE    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ026-192230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      67          34          77          42          61
Temp             26 31 56 67 56 46 41 37 35 40 65 77 66 55 49 46 43 45 56 61 50
Dewpt            17 19 20 19 23 24 24 26 24 26 27 28 29 32 31 35 34 36 25 17 17
Min/Max RH                   16          68          16          78          17
RH               69 60 24 16 27 41 50 63 65 56 23 16 25 41 49 66 71 71 30 18 26
Wind Dir         SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd          6  6 12 14 12 12 11  9  8  6  9 12  9 10 12 10 12 13 27 28 23
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        24 18 20 17 15 15 18 34 35 13 12 16 22 28 23 18 34 31 20  7  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt               700  1400     0     0   700  1400     0   200  6400  9500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              6    17    10     6     4    10    10    11    26    33
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            28    56      27    58      27    58      31    62
Temp          35   29 48 47 33   28 50 48 34   28 50 49 37   32 54 53
Dewpt         20   18 16 13 14   14 16 18 20   19 24 24 24   25 30 25
Max/Min RH         66    19      59    20      74    27      84    27
RH            54   64 27 25 45   56 26 30 57   70 36 37 60   76 40 33
PWind Dir          NW    NW      SW     S      SE    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-192230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      67          35          76          43          64
Temp             27 32 56 67 57 47 42 38 36 41 65 76 65 55 50 46 44 46 58 64 52
Dewpt            18 20 23 22 24 26 29 30 31 31 29 25 26 34 36 40 41 41 24 13  7
Min/Max RH                   17          85          15          97          12
RH               69 60 27 18 28 44 60 72 82 67 26 15 22 43 59 79 90 82 26 13 15
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          6  9 13 14  9 10 10 10 11 10 13 14  8 11 10 10 12 13 24 25 18
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        28 19 17 20 15 13 11 21 31 30 12 17 25 24 22 21 31 18 23 18  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               900  1800   200   200   700  2200   200   600  6200  8300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             12    18    11    12    13    14    11    17    28    32
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            28    57      27    61      29    61      33    64
Temp          36   29 49 47 33   28 52 51 36   30 52 52 39   34 56 55
Dewpt         15   18 16 11 13   14 14 16 19   21 25 25 26   29 32 24
Max/Min RH         66    17      58    16      76    25      89    25
RH            42   64 26 22 42   57 22 25 51   72 34 35 59   82 40 30
PWind Dir           W     W      SW     S       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-192230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      69          32          75          38          57
Temp             23 29 56 69 57 46 40 36 33 38 63 75 63 52 46 42 39 41 52 57 46
Dewpt            15 17 16 14 17 20 20 19 19 20 21 20 20 27 26 33 30 30 17 12  9
Min/Max RH                   12          60          12          75          15
RH               72 60 20 12 20 35 45 50 56 47 19 12 19 38 46 71 70 65 25 16 22
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6  6 13 17 11 11 11  9  9  9 12 13  9 11 11 11 13 19 28 29 21
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        23 16 15 14 13 13 26 34 27 10 17 22 23 30 36 42 21 12 17  5  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt               800  2100   100   100   900  3900   100   200  5500  8200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             10    17    11     9     9    13     9    11    28    36
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            23    54      24    57      25    57      28    60
Temp          30   24 46 44 30   25 48 47 32   26 48 48 34   29 51 51
Dewpt         14   14 12  8 10    8 11 12 16   17 22 22 24   26 25 21
Max/Min RH         68    16      51    16      76    25      92    23
RH            50   66 25 22 42   48 22 24 52   69 35 36 66   90 35 31
PWind Dir          NW     W      SW    SW       S     W       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ031-192230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      69          35          78          43          63
Temp             27 32 57 69 58 48 42 38 36 41 66 78 67 56 50 47 44 46 58 63 52
Dewpt            18 19 20 19 23 24 25 27 25 26 27 28 28 32 32 36 36 37 24 17 15
Min/Max RH                   15          67          16          81          17
RH               70 58 24 15 26 40 50 62 64 54 22 16 23 40 48 67 74 71 27 17 23
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd          6  8 13 14 11 11 11 10  9  8 11 12  9 11 12 11 12 12 27 28 23
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        25 17 20 16 13 13 15 34 34 15 11 15 21 28 23 18 28 18 20  6  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt               800  1400   200   200   800  2500   200   400  6600  9400
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8    18    11     9     5    11    12    14    27    35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            29    59      27    60      27    60      32    63
Temp          36   30 51 49 34   28 51 49 34   28 51 51 38   33 55 54
Dewpt         20   19 16 13 14   15 16 17 20   20 25 25 25   27 30 25
Max/Min RH         64    17      61    18      79    26      86    26
RH            53   63 25 23 44   58 25 27 55   71 36 36 60   81 39 32
PWind Dir          NW    NW      SW     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-192230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
331 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Date             Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            Sun 01/21/18
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                      71          32          75          38          55
Temp             23 29 58 71 59 46 40 36 33 38 63 75 63 52 46 42 39 41 50 55 44
Dewpt            15 15 16 12 15 19 21 21 19 21 19 19 18 24 22 30 28 28 16 13 10
Min/Max RH                   10          61          12          69          18
RH               72 54 19 10 18 33 46 54 56 49 18 12 17 34 39 63 65 60 25 18 24
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6  8 14 17 10 11 10  9  9  8 12 12  6 10 11 10 12 18 29 29 21
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        22 16 15 14 16 16 31 35 23 12 17 23 24 30 34 38 22 14 18  8 23
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     6     6     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              1600  3000   200   100  1100  4800   100   200  5300 10300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             14    21    12    11    11    14    11    12    40    41
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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            21    52      22    56      23    56      26    59
Temp          28   22 44 42 28   23 47 45 30   24 47 46 32   27 50 49
Dewpt         16   15 10  8  7    8 10 11 16   16 23 23 23   24 25 23
Max/Min RH         75    17      56    16      80    28      92    26
RH            60   75 25 24 40   53 22 24 56   72 38 39 68   90 37 35
PWind Dir          NW     W      SW    SW       S     W       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       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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