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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

TXZ024-281015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      50          68          47          66          44
Temp             71 62 57 54 51 56 63 67 66 58 54 51 48 53 61 65 64 56 52 49 46
Dewpt            37 38 41 45 46 49 55 36 28 38 37 36 35 37 36 35 35 39 37 39 37
Max/Min RH                   85          26          68          29          71
RH               29 41 55 73 82 79 75 32 44 59 62 57 68 55 38 29 36 52 63 68 71
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         10  8  8  6  8 11 10 10 17 12  5  6  5  8  8  8 13 13 13 13 14
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)        30 46 46 62 98 98 90 75 56 59 64 37 36 16 50 68 80 76 70 66 42
PoP 12hr                     10          60          30          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0        1.02        0.08        0.07        0.01
Rain SHWRS                    L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     4     4     4     4     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     5     5     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              2600   700   900  1200   700   100  7700  7800  2600  3000
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SW     W    SW    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd              9    14    14    12     9     5    10    20    31    27
RFTI              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


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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      43    77      50    72      46    66      45    71
Temp          64 68   53 45 69 75   58 52 66 70   54 47 61 64   53 47 65 69
Dewpt         37 35   37 38 39 38   45 44 33 35   43 43 42 41   40 41 39 38
Min/Max RH       32      81    25      81    30      83    39      78    35
RH            37 34   56 81 36 26   63 79 32 36   69 83 48 39   62 78 43 36
PWind Dir        NW       E    SE      SE    NW       N     N      NE     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       0     0      20    10      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ026-281015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      51          69          49          72          45
Temp             72 63 58 55 52 57 65 68 67 60 56 53 51 56 66 71 70 59 54 50 47
Dewpt            40 42 45 47 47 49 56 56 42 47 46 44 40 40 38 34 35 40 39 40 38
Max/Min RH                   83          45          75          26          72
RH               31 46 62 75 82 75 74 65 46 58 75 69 74 53 36 26 32 49 61 68 71
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SW NW  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd          6  8 10  8 10 13 12 13 18 13  6  8  5  8  8  8 12 12 13 13 13
Clouds           FW SC SC SC OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        23 43 38 45 97 98 97 84 75 70 77 59 43 20 34 55 73 80 71 70 48
PoP 12hr                      5          70          50          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0        1.41        0.18        0.05        0.02
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     4     5     5     5     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     3     5     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              2000   700   800  1100   600   100  7300 11400  2500  3500
T Wind Dir             SE     E    SE    SE    SE    SW    SW     W     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     9    18    13     8     5     8    12    28    26
RFTI              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


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          69      44    76      51    74      48    66      46    72
Temp          63 67   53 46 69 74   59 53 68 72   56 49 62 64   53 48 66 70
Dewpt         39 37   40 39 43 43   48 44 40 41   45 44 45 44   43 43 43 41
Min/Max RH       34      79    31      75    34      83    42      83    37
RH            41 36   61 79 39 32   62 74 40 36   77 83 50 43   66 83 44 37
PWind Dir        NW       E    SE      SE     E      NE     N      NE     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     0      20    20      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ043-281015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      55          82          49          75          45
Temp             74 66 63 60 57 64 75 81 79 66 59 54 51 57 68 74 73 61 55 50 47
Dewpt            37 39 45 48 52 56 55 35 39 40 39 39 37 41 37 34 35 38 39 40 38
Max/Min RH                   85          19          66          23          73
RH               26 36 51 65 84 76 51 19 30 49 63 64 60 47 31 23 26 41 58 70 73
Wind Dir         SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          6  8  8  8  9 12 12 13 17 13  6  6  6 10 12 13 12 10 12 11 10
Clouds           SC FW SC B2 OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        29 23 36 78 97 96 92 65 60 67 62 65 35 15 31 37 65 57 44 49 31
PoP 12hr                     10          50          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        1.05        0.09        0.03        0.01
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     2     4     4     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     4     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              2600   600  1800 11900  8200   200 10600 13100  6000  2900
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     W     S    SW     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8    12    13    24    10     5    19    19    25    19
RFTI              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


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          73      47    84      54    78      50    70      46    73
Temp          66 71   57 50 76 82   63 56 72 76   58 51 65 68   54 48 67 71
Dewpt         39 35   39 39 39 36   47 44 36 36   45 46 45 43   44 42 42 38
Min/Max RH       28      68    20      66    23      80    37      80    35
RH            36 29   48 68 28 20   54 64 31 24   68 80 48 37   66 80 46 35
PWind Dir        NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       0     0      10    10      30    30      20     5

$$

TXZ035-281015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      54          77          44          67          42
Temp             74 66 61 58 56 61 71 76 74 61 54 49 46 51 61 66 65 55 51 47 44
Dewpt            32 34 38 43 48 49 30 21 20 25 26 29 30 33 34 33 33 36 36 36 36
Max/Min RH                   76          12          60          26          76
RH               21 31 42 57 76 64 22 13 17 27 45 56 60 48 36 26 29 47 59 68 76
Wind Dir          S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         11  9 12 11 11 14 11 20 21 13  9  8  9 11 12 12 17 14 13 13 13
Clouds           SC SC SC SC OV OV B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        40 43 48 46 96 97 67 33 35 51 43 35 31 26 50 73 76 60 43 39 32
PoP 12hr                      5          50          10          30          10
QPF 12hr                      0        0.37        0.01        0.06           0
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                         C  C  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     2     4     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              3700   300  4000 13100  8200   400  7500  8700  2600  2700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S     W     S     W    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd             12     9    14    33    23     4    12    18    28    24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          71      45    81      50    73      45    67      42    71
Temp          64 69   55 47 73 78   59 52 67 71   54 47 62 65   51 44 65 69
Dewpt         35 29   32 35 29 25   40 35 29 28   40 41 38 35   38 39 37 31
Min/Max RH       24      65    15      58    23      79    29      79    33
RH            33 24   43 65 23 16   53 52 29 24   61 79 41 30   61 79 45 33
PWind Dir        NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N      NE     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0      10    10      20    20      20     5

$$

TXZ031-281015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      53          75          48          74          45
Temp             74 65 61 57 55 60 69 74 73 62 57 53 50 56 67 73 72 60 54 50 47
Dewpt            39 41 46 48 48 51 58 42 27 45 43 41 38 39 37 32 35 41 40 40 39
Max/Min RH                   81          22          75          25          72
RH               28 42 60 73 80 73 68 31 37 56 74 69 73 55 35 25 33 48 65 72 72
Wind Dir         SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          6  8  9  6  9 12 12 13 19 13  6  5  5  9  8  9 12 12 13 13 12
Clouds           FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        24 42 38 54 98 98 95 79 66 67 73 57 38 15 34 58 75 76 68 70 41
PoP 12hr                     10          60          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        1.32        0.13        0.05        0.02
Rain SHWRS                    L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     2     4     5     4     4     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              2300   700  1100  1700   900   200 10100 13000  2700  3600
T Wind Dir             SE     E    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     W     N    NW
T Wind Spd              9    10    17    19     5     5    12    14    28    27
RFTI              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


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          71      44    79      52    76      48    68      46    73
Temp          65 69   54 46 71 77   61 54 70 74   56 49 63 66   54 48 67 71
Dewpt         40 38   41 40 42 43   48 45 39 42   46 45 45 45   44 43 43 41
Min/Max RH       33      83    27      75    30      84    42      82    37
RH            40 35   61 83 37 29   63 73 35 34   75 82 49 43   68 82 46 39
PWind Dir        NW       E    SE      SE     W       N     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       0     0      20    10      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ029-281015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
405 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date           03/27/17      Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17            Thu
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                      50          74          42          62          40
Temp             71 62 58 54 52 58 68 73 72 58 51 46 43 48 57 61 60 52 48 45 42
Dewpt            31 34 38 43 46 50 35 25 20 30 30 32 32 35 35 32 35 38 36 36 36
Max/Min RH                   84          14          70          31          82
RH               23 35 47 65 81 76 30 17 25 33 50 60 70 58 42 31 36 57 63 70 82
Wind Dir          S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd         11 10 11 10 10 13  9 14 20 12  6  5  6  9 10  9 14 13 13 13 13
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        38 47 50 52 97 98 70 47 43 46 39 29 30 25 65 76 80 72 60 46 36
PoP 12hr                      5          50          20          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.58        0.03        0.11        0.01
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     2     4     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              3800   700  1500 13400  9000   200  7700  6700  2500  2700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     S    SW     S    SW     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             11    12    13    29    20     3     8    24    28    27
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/30  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17
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          68      42    78      46    69      43    64      41    69
Temp          61 66   52 44 70 75   56 48 63 67   51 45 59 62   49 43 63 67
Dewpt         36 31   33 36 33 29   40 38 31 31   40 40 39 36   37 38 37 34
Min/Max RH       31      73    21      71    27      82    34      86    35
RH            39 32   50 73 29 22   59 71 35 28   66 82 44 35   65 86 47 36
PWind Dir        NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N      NE     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     0      10    10      20    30      20    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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