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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

TXZ024-202215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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                      73          43          64          36          64
Temp             37 46 66 73 62 54 49 46 43 48 60 64 53 46 42 39 36 43 58 64 57
Dewpt            20 19 20 20 24 22 23 15 17 18 27 29 30 31 31 31 29 28 30 32 32
Min/Max RH                   16          46          27          78          27
RH               49 33 17 13 23 29 36 28 34 29 29 27 40 56 66 73 76 54 34 30 39
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10 12 13 10  6  9 11 12 13 18 21 19 11  8  4  3  4  6 10 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  3  4 13 17 24 15 18 24 15 17 12  4  1  9  7 12 13 12 13  6
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                  5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  2900   100   200  4200  5400   100   200  2300  3700
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N    NW     W    SW     S
T Wind Spd             17    12    10    16    24    20     5     5     8     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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            45    74      48    77      50    68      43    68
Temp          49   45 68 64 53   48 71 67 55   50 64 59 48   43 63 60
Dewpt         32   34 38 41 41   39 37 36 33   37 32 33 34   34 33 37
Max/Min RH         64    28      73    23      63    26      73    29
RH            52   66 33 43 63   70 29 32 42   60 30 38 59   71 33 43
PWind Dir           W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-202215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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          67          36          63
Temp             35 45 65 72 60 52 47 44 41 48 62 67 55 47 42 39 36 43 58 63 55
Dewpt            22 22 23 26 29 31 30 26 25 25 29 30 31 32 31 30 29 27 26 28 32
Min/Max RH                   19          59          25          75          25
RH               58 40 20 18 30 45 51 49 52 41 29 25 39 56 64 69 74 53 29 26 41
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW  W  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9 11 13 13  9  9  9  6 11 17 21 19 12  9  5  4  4  4  6  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         3  3  1  9 20 17 13 27 28 18 22 10  4  1  8  7 12 16 15 14  5
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                  5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900  3000     0   100  4200  5600   100   100  2000  2500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    NW     N     N     N    NW    SE     S
T Wind Spd             12    17     8     8    25    23     5     5     4     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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    74      46    77      49    68      42    67
Temp          46   42 68 63 52   46 71 66 55   49 64 58 47   42 62 58
Dewpt         33   35 38 42 42   40 40 38 36   38 33 34 35   35 32 37
Max/Min RH         70    28      79    25      66    25      76    29
RH            60   75 34 46 70   79 33 35 49   65 31 40 62   75 32 45
PWind Dir          SW     N       S    SW      SW    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-202215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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                      69          43          67          37          62
Temp             34 43 62 69 59 52 48 46 43 49 62 67 56 48 43 40 37 44 57 62 55
Dewpt            24 24 26 29 31 33 32 30 24 24 27 28 30 32 32 32 31 29 28 28 31
Min/Max RH                   24          65          25          81          27
RH               67 48 25 22 34 48 53 54 45 37 26 23 37 55 65 73 77 56 33 27 40
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd          6 10 13 13  9 11 12 10  9 17 21 21 13 10  5  4  4  4  4  6  4
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         6  4  6 16 18 23 25 18 21 24 16  6  7  4  7  4 11 11 12 11  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                  5     5     5     5     5     3     4     4     2     3
Mix Hgt              2000  2500   100   200  3000  4700   200   100  2200  3000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     N    NW    NW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    17    10    11    27    27     6     5     3     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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            43    74      48    76      50    70      43    67
Temp          47   43 68 64 53   48 70 66 55   50 66 60 48   43 62 59
Dewpt         33   34 36 39 40   40 40 36 37   37 40 35 36   36 35 39
Max/Min RH         65    25      75    25      61    30      78    32
RH            58   70 31 39 62   72 33 33 50   60 37 39 63   75 36 48
PWind Dir          SW     N       S    SW      SW     N      NE     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-202215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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                      71          40          65          33          63
Temp             32 42 63 71 59 51 46 43 40 47 60 65 53 44 39 36 33 41 57 63 54
Dewpt            20 19 20 17 19 21 21 14 16 19 24 26 28 30 30 30 29 30 29 30 30
Min/Max RH                   14          46          22          85          27
RH               60 39 19 13 21 31 36 30 37 33 25 23 38 57 69 78 84 65 34 29 39
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9 11 13 14  9 12 12 13 14 20 24 21 12  9  5  4  4  6 10 11  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  3 15 18 22 30 23 16 18 14 14  7  7  2 10  5 10 10 11 10  9
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                  5     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     2     3
Mix Hgt              1500  2400   100   100  3300  4500   100   100  2400  3200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N     N    NW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    16    10    14    27    21     5     5     4    11
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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    72      43    76      48    69      39    66
Temp          45   40 66 61 49   43 69 65 54   48 65 58 45   39 61 57
Dewpt         31   32 36 39 39   36 35 32 32   34 33 31 32   32 34 37
Max/Min RH         73    26      76    20      63    25      82    32
RH            59   72 33 44 69   75 28 29 44   57 30 36 60   75 37 47
PWind Dir           W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL FW CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-202215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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                      74          42          69          36          63
Temp             34 44 66 74 62 53 48 45 42 49 64 69 56 48 43 39 36 43 58 63 55
Dewpt            22 22 23 27 30 31 28 24 22 23 28 30 31 31 31 30 30 27 27 28 32
Min/Max RH                   19          54          24          78          25
RH               60 41 20 18 30 42 45 42 44 36 27 24 39 53 64 69 77 53 30 26 41
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  W  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd         10 12 16 13  9 11 11  9 12 18 21 20 12 10  5  4  4  4  6  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         4  3  2 11 16 18 15 23 27 17 19 11  5  1  7  7 11 18 14 13  4
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                  5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900  2800   200   200  4200  5800   200   200  2100  2800
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     W     N     N     N    NW     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    18    10     9    25    24     5     5     4     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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            43    74      46    78      49    70      42    68
Temp          47   43 68 63 52   46 72 67 55   49 66 59 48   42 63 60
Dewpt         33   34 38 42 41   41 39 37 35   39 35 34 35   35 33 38
Max/Min RH         65    28      79    23      66    26      76    28
RH            58   70 33 46 67   81 30 33 47   67 31 38 61   75 33 44
PWind Dir          SW     N       S    SW      SW    NE       E    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-202215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
407 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

Date             Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17
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                      71          40          62          33          63
Temp             32 42 63 71 59 51 46 43 40 46 58 62 51 43 39 36 33 41 57 63 54
Dewpt            20 18 18 15 18 18 18 13 16 19 24 27 29 31 31 30 29 29 30 31 31
Min/Max RH                   14          48          27          89          29
RH               60 37 17 12 20 27 32 29 37 34 27 26 42 62 73 79 84 62 35 30 41
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10 12 13 12  8 11 11 13 14 19 21 20 11  8  4  3  4  8 11 12  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  3 13 16 21 26 18 13 18 13 12  6  4  1 11  6 11  9 10  9  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                  5     5     5     5     5     2     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              1600  2400   100   200  3500  4500   100   100  2400  3300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N     N     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             17    16    10    16    27    19     5     5     6    11
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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    72      43    74      47    67      39    66
Temp          45   40 66 61 49   43 68 64 52   47 63 56 45   39 61 57
Dewpt         32   33 38 40 38   37 35 33 31   35 32 32 32   33 34 37
Max/Min RH         76    30      79    23      68    27      89    34
RH            61   75 36 46 66   78 30 32 44   62 31 39 61   78 37 47
PWind Dir           W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL
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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