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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

TXZ024-271015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          72          50          77          39
Temp             61 52 48 44 41 46 64 71 70 61 57 54 52 56 69 76 74 57 49 43 41
Dewpt            18 23 25 27 28 28 23 21 21 24 23 30 28 31 26 25 25 26 27 24 21
Max/Min RH                   59          15          41          15          47
RH               19 32 41 51 59 49 21 15 15 24 27 39 40 39 20 15 16 30 42 46 45
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  5  5  4  5  8 12 13 12  9 13 11 12 16 31 32 31 17 19 17 14
Clouds           B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        77 71 43 13 10  7  5  3 12 13 51 54 60 73 71 63 69 55 15  4 12
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
High Wind                                                   A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     3     2
Mix Hgt              6800   100  6700  7300  3300   200  3400 10600  7700  2500
T Wind Dir             SW     N     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              6     2     9    19    11    10    20    43    24    26
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          58      33    64      34    65      40    73      45    77
Temp          52 56 42   35 56 61 44   36 57 63 49   42 65 70 54   47 69 74
Dewpt         11 10 13   14 14 15 18   21 19 19 26   28 34 32 40   40 38 28
Min/Max RH       14      41    15      54    17      57    23      75    17
RH            19 16 30   41 19 17 36   54 22 18 40   57 31 24 58   75 33 17
PWind Dir         N      SW    SW       E     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-271015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      40          73          49          79          40
Temp             61 52 48 45 42 47 65 72 71 61 57 54 51 56 70 78 75 59 50 45 42
Dewpt            26 29 31 33 34 36 34 30 26 29 29 32 31 32 28 27 26 26 27 25 23
Max/Min RH                   73          18          46          15          48
RH               26 41 51 62 73 65 31 21 18 29 34 43 46 40 21 15 16 28 41 45 46
Wind Dir         NE  E  E  E  N  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  8  8  4  4  4 10 13 11  9 10  9 10 11 24 31 27 18 18 14 16
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW CL FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        70 69 53 19 22 16  8  2 10  7 53 66 56 64 74 58 67 40 19  5 11
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     5     5     4     5     5     3     4
Mix Hgt              2500   100  1300  6100     0     0  1900  4200   100  1700
T Wind Dir             SE    NE    NE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              5     4     3    12     9     6    12    25    16    19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          60      33    65      35    66      40    73      47    79
Temp          54 58 42   35 57 62 45   37 58 64 49   42 65 71 56   49 70 76
Dewpt         13  9 15   16 15 16 21   22 23 21 26   30 37 36 43   41 43 34
Min/Max RH       14      45    15      54    18      62    27      74    22
RH            19 14 33   45 19 16 38   54 26 19 40   62 35 28 62   74 38 22
PWind Dir         N      SE     S       E     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-271015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      43          76          50          81          43
Temp             69 58 53 48 45 50 68 75 73 64 59 55 52 57 72 80 78 61 53 47 44
Dewpt            17 19 28 30 35 35 29 24 22 27 29 32 33 38 30 28 22 30 27 29 26
Max/Min RH                   67          14          52          12          49
RH               13 22 38 49 67 55 23 15 15 25 32 41 48 48 21 15 13 31 37 48 48
Wind Dir         SW NE  E  S  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5  5  4  4  6 13 17 12  8  6  6  8 10 19 25 24 16 14 13 13
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        63 64 55 22  8 10  5 11 12 30 43 44 48 55 66 54 60 45 25 11  9
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     5     5     5     3     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              6500   100  5700  6200  3200   100  3400  5500   300   300
T Wind Dir             NE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6    11    27    10     6    16    29    13    18
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          60      34    65      36    65      41    73      49    80
Temp          55 58 43   36 57 62 45   38 58 63 50   43 65 71 57   51 72 77
Dewpt         17 10 14   17 14 13 21   25 23 22 28   33 39 39 47   45 46 35
Min/Max RH       15      47    13      60    19      69    30      81    22
RH            22 15 31   47 18 14 38   60 26 21 43   68 39 31 69   81 40 22
PWind Dir         N      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-271015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      38          72          48          76          37
Temp             65 53 48 43 41 46 64 71 70 60 56 52 50 54 67 75 72 56 47 42 39
Dewpt            15 21 23 25 26 27 23 21 19 25 26 30 31 29 23 22 20 26 26 24 23
Max/Min RH                   55          14          48          13          52
RH               14 28 37 49 55 47 21 15 14 26 31 43 48 38 19 14 14 31 43 48 52
Wind Dir          W NE  E  S  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd         10  6  6  6  5 10 16 18 16 13 11 10 11 14 28 35 34 17 18 17 16
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        78 68 37 15  2  5  3 10 17 37 62 65 68 70 71 71 67 43 10  6 11
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                      BD BD
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
High Wind                                                   A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              5800   100  5200  5700  3300   100  3000  9700  6900  1000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6     8    21    14     9    19    46    28    24
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  5  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          57      30    63      33    64      37    72      44    78
Temp          51 55 39   32 54 60 43   35 56 62 47   40 63 69 54   46 69 75
Dewpt         13  9 13   15 13 12 16   20 19 17 24   28 34 29 39   38 38 24
Min/Max RH       15      49    14      54    17      64    22      73    15
RH            21 15 34   49 19 15 33   54 23 17 40   62 34 22 57   73 32 15
PWind Dir         N      SW    SW      SE     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-271015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          75          50          80          41
Temp             62 52 48 44 42 47 66 74 72 63 58 55 52 57 71 79 76 60 51 46 43
Dewpt            21 26 30 32 32 34 35 22 23 29 29 31 31 32 27 26 26 26 26 26 24
Max/Min RH                   70          14          44          14          48
RH               21 37 49 62 67 61 32 14 16 27 33 40 44 38 19 14 16 28 38 45 48
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE NW  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  6  5  4  4  4  9 14 12  9 10 10 10 11 24 31 27 17 19 17 14
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW CL FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        69 69 52 15 17 13  7  3 12 10 54 51 52 63 72 58 65 32 19  4 12
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              6000   200  2100  6800  3500   200  2200  4100   500  3300
T Wind Dir              S    NE    NW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd              5     3     3    17    11     8    14    27    19    24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  5  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          61      33    66      35    67      40    74      47    80
Temp          55 58 42   35 57 63 45   37 59 64 50   43 66 72 57   49 71 77
Dewpt         12 10 15   17 12 15 21   25 21 21 27   31 38 38 45   43 44 35
Min/Max RH       13      48    13      60    17      65    27      80    22
RH            18 15 33   48 16 16 38   60 23 19 42   64 36 29 65   80 38 22
PWind Dir         N      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-271015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
331 PM CST Sun Feb 26 2017

Date           02/26/17      Mon 02/27/17            Tue 02/28/17            Wed
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      36          70          46          73          35
Temp             62 51 46 41 39 44 62 69 68 58 54 50 48 52 65 72 70 53 45 40 37
Dewpt            15 18 23 25 25 27 23 21 19 22 25 31 31 29 25 23 23 27 27 24 23
Max/Min RH                   59          15          51          16          57
RH               16 27 40 52 57 51 22 16 15 25 32 48 51 41 22 16 17 36 49 52 56
Wind Dir          W SE SE SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          8  4  4  4  4  8 13 16 13 10 11 10 11 16 29 33 33 17 19 14 13
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        79 67 36 10  2  1  3  5 12 20 59 69 70 75 69 71 67 57 10  5 12
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                      BD BD
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
High Wind                                                   A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              6000   100  5700  6100  3400   200  3300 10700  7400  2500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              8     6     9    23    12    10    19    46    32    25
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          55      29    60      31    61      36    71      41    76
Temp          49 53 38   31 52 57 40   33 53 59 45   39 62 68 51   44 67 73
Dewpt         12  8 13   14 13 12 16   19 20 18 24   27 33 28 36   35 35 23
Min/Max RH       15      49    15      56    19      64    21      70    15
RH            22 16 35   49 21 16 37   56 27 20 43   62 33 22 56   70 30 15
PWind Dir         N      SW     S       E     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       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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