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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

TXZ024-301015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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                      42          74          42          79          52
Temp          52 51 48 48 46 44 52 66 73 71 59 53 49 45 54 71 78 77 66 60 56 53
Dewpt         44 44 41 40 39 38 41 40 41 41 37 38 39 38 38 38 34 36 35 36 40 41
Max/Min RH                   79          30          78          20          63
RH            74 76 77 74 76 79 66 39 32 33 44 58 68 78 56 30 20 23 32 41 55 63
Wind Dir       N NW NW  W  W NW NW  W  W  S SE SE  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE  W  W
Wind Spd      16 13  9 10 12 10  9  8  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  8 13 12 10  8  8  5
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     80 82 72 62 43 24 13  3  6  8  5 18 16 10 17 22 17 27 49 54 45 43
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     2     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2500   200  5700  8600  5200   600  1200  2400  1700  1500
T Wind Dir             NW     W    NW     W     E     E     E     E     E    NW
T Wind Spd             11    11    11    13     8     6     8    14    14    12
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           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          72      46    66      44    74      49    75      46    72
Temp          67 70   54 47 61 64   52 46 67 72   57 51 69 73   55 48 66 70
Dewpt         34 30   38 41 43 41   40 41 41 39   39 38 33 26   28 36 36 32
Min/Max RH       22      80    43      82    30      63    17      63    24
RH            29 22   54 79 53 44   63 82 39 31   50 63 26 17   35 63 33 24
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       N     W      SW     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      10    20      20     5       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ026-301015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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          74          45          79          54
Temp          55 54 50 49 47 45 53 67 73 72 61 55 51 47 56 72 78 77 67 62 58 55
Dewpt         43 43 42 41 40 39 41 41 40 42 38 40 40 39 39 41 38 40 39 43 48 44
Max/Min RH                   79          30          74          24          69
RH            64 66 74 74 76 79 64 39 30 34 42 57 66 74 53 33 24 26 36 50 69 66
Wind Dir       N NW NW NW  W NW NW NW  W SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      17 14  9 10 11  9 10 11  8  4  6  9  8  6  6  9 13 12 11 10  9  6
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     74 81 75 68 48 27 16  3  4  4  1 11 12 19 18 26 15 22 16 37 31 40
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     2     3     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2800   100  4500  7300  2500   600  1900  2700  1700   300
T Wind Dir             NW     W    NW    SW     E     E     E     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             11     9    13    10    10    12     9    13    14     8
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           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          75      48    67      45    74      48    77      47    74
Temp          70 73   56 49 62 65   53 47 67 72   57 50 70 75   57 49 67 72
Dewpt         40 36   42 44 46 44   43 42 43 42   41 39 36 30   33 37 38 35
Min/Max RH       25      83    45      83    33      66    19      63    25
RH            33 26   59 83 56 46   69 83 42 34   55 66 29 19   40 63 34 26
PWind Dir         S      NW     N       N    NW      SE     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW SC B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      20    20      20     5       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ043-301015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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                      44          77          50          86          56
Temp          61 60 54 52 49 46 55 70 76 75 65 60 56 52 62 78 85 84 71 65 60 58
Dewpt         43 43 43 42 41 40 42 41 39 39 37 37 37 37 37 37 29 34 36 42 46 41
Max/Min RH                   79          26          56          13          60
RH            51 53 66 70 74 79 61 36 26 28 36 42 48 56 39 23 13 17 28 44 60 54
Wind Dir      NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      13 11  6  8  8  6  9 11 12  4  5  5  6  5  9 10 14 11 11 12 10  5
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     58 79 65 50 34 17  9  1  4  6  3  5  4  7 15 15 12 14 10 25 15 25
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     3     4     5     4     4     5     6     5
Mix Hgt              2900   200  6900  8700  5100   100  3800 10300  4200   300
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W     W     S    SW    SW     S    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              9    10    17    23     9     6     8    24    14    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          77      50    69      47    77      52    81      47    77
Temp          72 75   58 51 64 67   55 49 70 75   61 54 74 78   58 49 70 75
Dewpt         32 28   39 40 45 43   44 43 43 40   37 35 35 30   32 37 38 35
Min/Max RH       17      66    40      80    28      48    17      63    22
RH            24 17   49 65 50 42   66 80 38 28   41 48 24 17   37 63 31 23
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N      NW     W      SW     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      10    20      20     5       0     0      10     0

$$

TXZ035-301015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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                      39          76          45          82          50
Temp          53 52 48 46 44 41 51 68 75 73 62 56 51 48 57 74 81 79 66 60 55 52
Dewpt         40 40 41 40 39 37 39 37 30 29 28 29 30 29 29 25 21 21 27 31 34 31
Max/Min RH                   85          18          47          10          45
RH            61 63 77 79 82 85 63 32 19 19 27 35 44 47 34 16 11 11 23 33 45 44
Wind Dir       N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd      19 14  9 10 11  8 11 13 13 10  8  8  9  8 10 13 20 14 12 12  9  8
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     81 84 61 38 26 13  7  4 10 17 17 16 11 10 16 16  9 33 54 65 56 40
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2900   100  7000  8400  4800   100  9300 13400  9000  1000
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW    SW     S     W
T Wind Spd              9    10    17    21     9     6    13    31    13    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          72      45    66      43    76      48    75      44    73
Temp          66 70   53 47 61 64   52 45 69 74   57 50 68 73   54 46 66 70
Dewpt         23 17   33 37 39 35   37 39 36 31   31 32 28 19   23 32 33 28
Min/Max RH       13      71    33      79    20      50    13      58    20
RH            19 13   46 68 44 34   56 79 30 20   37 50 22 13   30 58 29 21
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       N     W      SW     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      10    20      10     5       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-301015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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          76          45          83          54
Temp          56 55 51 50 48 45 54 68 75 74 62 56 52 48 57 75 82 81 69 63 59 56
Dewpt         45 46 45 43 42 40 42 41 42 43 41 42 41 40 40 40 36 40 41 44 48 43
Max/Min RH                   83          31          74          19          67
RH            66 71 79 77 80 82 65 38 31 34 47 58 66 74 53 29 19 23 36 49 67 62
Wind Dir       N NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  W SE  E SE  E  E  E  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      16 13  8  9  9  8  9  9  5  4  6  8  5  4  4  6 13 11 10 10  8  5
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     73 82 74 65 45 25 14  2  5  5  1 12  9 16 18 23 15 21 16 33 23 37
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     2     3     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3000   200  4800  8800  5000   600  1600  2700  1400   600
T Wind Dir             NW     W    NW     W     E     E     E     E     E     S
T Wind Spd             11     9    12    13     9    10     6    11    12    10
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           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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          77      49    69      45    75      49    79      47    75
Temp          71 75   57 50 64 67   54 47 68 73   58 51 72 76   57 49 68 73
Dewpt         38 36   42 44 47 46   44 42 44 43   42 40 36 30   33 38 39 37
Min/Max RH       23      80    45      83    33      67    18      67    27
RH            30 24   58 80 54 47   69 83 42 34   55 67 27 18   40 67 34 27
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       N     W      SE     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      20    20      20     5       5     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-301015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
253 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Date           03/29/17      Thu 03/30/17            Fri 03/31/17            Sat
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                      37          73          43          78          49
Temp          50 49 45 44 42 39 49 65 72 71 59 54 49 45 54 70 77 76 64 58 53 50
Dewpt         40 41 40 39 37 36 41 39 33 34 31 32 31 32 33 31 23 27 30 33 34 34
Max/Min RH                   89          24          60          13          54
RH            68 74 82 82 82 89 74 38 24 26 34 43 50 60 45 23 13 16 28 39 48 54
Wind Dir       N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  W  W
Wind Spd      17 13  6  8  9  6  9 10 11  5  5  5  4  4  6 11 18 12 10  9  6  5
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     83 83 66 49 33 17  9  2 10 17 12 19 16  4 10 17 17 38 63 66 58 51
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     5     5     4     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              3000   100  6300  8000  4200   100  5500 13900  9000  2200
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W     W     S    SE    SE     S     E     N
T Wind Spd             10    11    14    18     6     2    10    31    14    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/01  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17  Wed 04/05/17
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      43    63      41    73      46    73      41    71
Temp          63 66   51 44 58 61   50 43 66 71   55 48 66 70   52 43 64 68
Dewpt         28 23   36 37 40 37   36 37 37 34   33 34 29 21   24 34 34 29
Min/Max RH       19      76    41      79    25      58    15      70    22
RH            26 19   56 76 51 41   58 79 34 26   43 58 25 15   33 70 32 23
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       N     W      SW     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      10    10      20     5       5     5       5    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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