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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

TXZ024-231015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      68          85          67          79          63
Temp          90 86 76 72 70 68 75 82 85 81 74 71 69 67 72 77 79 76 69 66 64 63
Dewpt         62 63 63 65 65 64 66 64 61 60 60 60 62 63 65 65 64 65 64 63 64 62
Max/Min RH                   89          44          89          60          99
RH            39 46 64 77 84 87 74 54 45 48 62 69 79 87 79 67 60 69 84 89 97 97
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 12 10 12 10 10 12 13 14 13 11 13 12 11 13 13 13 10  8  8  6  8
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2
Clouds(%)     18 19 32 29 45 46 75 64 60 62 76 82 91 89 97 91 95 84 88 87 92 87
PoP 12hr                      5          20          30          60          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.41        0.76
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     3     5     5     5     5
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600  1000  6800  7600  5800  1400  2000  3100  1400  1700
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             21    18    20    25    29    18    19    18    14    20
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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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          76      58    71      56    71      54    72      52    72
Temp          74 72   62 58 69 68   59 56 68 68   57 54 69 68   56 52 69 68
Dewpt         65 65   61 58 60 59   57 55 60 58   54 51 55 56   52 49 55 54
Min/Max RH       69     100    68      96    68      91    57      92    55
RH            75 78   98 98 75 74   93 96 76 72   89 90 62 65   86 90 62 60
PWind Dir         S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         70      60    50      40    50      30    30      20    20

$$

TXZ026-231015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      70          89          69          84          65
Temp          92 88 78 74 72 70 78 86 89 85 76 73 71 69 75 81 84 80 72 69 67 65
Dewpt         64 64 65 65 66 65 66 64 61 59 60 61 62 63 65 64 64 63 65 64 64 64
Max/Min RH                   84          38          83          50          97
RH            40 46 64 73 81 84 67 48 39 41 57 66 74 81 71 56 51 56 79 85 91 97
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 11 12 12 10  9 12 13 13 13 13 13 11 10 13 13 12 10  8  9  8  8
Clouds        FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)     14 15 31 18 34 37 68 41 43 40 59 54 71 75 86 81 86 83 92 86 96 89
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          40          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.04        0.54
Rain SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                                 C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4     5     5
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4400  1100  6300  7600  4200  1000  2100  5100  1500  1300
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             20    17    19    24    18    17    18    12    14    19
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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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          78      61    74      58    73      56    75      55    75
Temp          76 75   64 61 72 71   61 58 70 70   59 56 72 71   59 55 72 71
Dewpt         67 66   63 60 62 62   59 57 62 61   55 53 57 57   53 50 56 56
Min/Max RH       69      97    68      96    68      90    55      84    52
RH            74 75   95 97 71 74   92 96 75 74   85 90 60 61   80 83 58 58
PWind Dir         S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         70      70    60      50    50      30    30      20    20

$$

TXZ043-231015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      70          90          68          85          65
Temp          93 88 79 75 72 70 78 87 90 86 76 72 70 68 75 82 85 81 72 69 67 65
Dewpt         63 62 64 64 65 65 66 63 60 59 59 61 63 64 65 63 63 62 64 63 64 63
Max/Min RH                   85          37          87          48          95
RH            37 41 60 70 78 84 66 45 37 41 55 67 79 87 71 52 48 53 75 81 91 93
Wind Dir       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13 12 12 11  8  8 12 12 13 12 11 11  9  9 12 12 11 10  6  8  8  8
Clouds        FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)     25 31 29 18 31 48 63 40 54 56 58 50 71 75 85 80 88 78 87 85 92 89
PoP 12hr                      5           5          10          40          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01        0.67
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     4     4     5     5
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5800  1500  6100  8400  4800  1800  4300  5600  1500  1400
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     E     E
T Wind Spd             27    18    18    23    23    23    20    10    11    19
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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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          80      62    75      59    74      56    74      54    75
Temp          77 76   66 62 73 72   62 59 71 70   60 56 71 70   58 54 71 71
Dewpt         67 66   63 62 65 62   60 58 63 60   57 54 57 55   53 49 55 52
Min/Max RH       62     100    67      98    65      95    53      84    47
RH            70 69   91100 77 71   92 96 75 70   91 93 61 59   83 83 56 51
PWind Dir        SE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr         70      70    70      70    60      50    50      30    30

$$

TXZ035-231015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      67          82          65          77          62
Temp          89 85 75 71 69 67 73 79 82 79 71 68 67 65 70 75 77 74 68 65 63 62
Dewpt         62 61 62 63 64 64 65 63 61 60 61 62 63 63 65 65 65 64 64 62 63 62
Max/Min RH                   90          48          95          66         100
RH            41 45 64 75 84 90 76 57 49 53 70 80 88 93 84 71 67 71 88 90 99100
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 13 12 13 12 11 14 14 16 14 13 13 12 12 14 13 12 12  8  8  6  8
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     28 28 36 42 46 72 83 68 61 74 86 86 96 94 95 90 93 76 73 80 82 83
PoP 12hr                     10          20          50          60          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.21        0.30        0.30
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2900  1900  6800  7300  5200  1200  1900  1900  1300  1300
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             17    16    23    25    26    17    23    17    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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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          76      58    69      55    69      53    71      50    71
Temp          74 72   62 58 67 66   58 55 67 66   56 53 68 67   54 50 67 67
Dewpt         65 64   60 58 60 59   56 54 59 58   53 52 54 54   50 48 52 53
Min/Max RH       66     100    71      98    69      96    55      93    53
RH            74 75   94100 78 78   94 96 76 76   89 96 61 63   86 93 58 60
PWind Dir        SE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         70      60    50      50    50      40    40      30    30

$$

TXZ031-231015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      70          89          68          84          65
Temp          92 88 78 74 72 70 78 86 89 85 76 72 70 68 75 81 84 80 72 69 67 65
Dewpt         64 64 64 65 66 65 66 64 61 60 60 61 63 64 66 64 64 64 65 64 64 64
Max/Min RH                   85          38          87          51          96
RH            40 46 62 73 81 84 68 48 39 43 58 68 79 87 75 56 51 58 79 85 91 95
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 12 12 13 10  9 13 13 13 12 13 13 11 11 13 13 12 10  8  9  9  9
Clouds        FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)     16 17 34 19 34 37 66 41 47 47 58 55 73 76 88 82 87 82 93 87 95 89
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          40          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.05        0.65
Rain SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                                 C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4     5     5
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4800  1800  6500  7800  4500  1600  3200  5200  1400  1200
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd             25    18    18    23    21    20    18    12    18    23
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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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          78      61    73      58    73      55    74      54    75
Temp          76 75   64 61 71 70   61 58 70 69   59 55 71 70   58 54 71 71
Dewpt         67 67   63 60 63 63   59 57 63 62   56 53 57 58   53 50 56 56
Min/Max RH       67      97    71      98    71      93    57      87    52
RH            74 77   95 97 76 78   93 96 77 77   91 93 62 66   83 86 58 59
PWind Dir         S      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
PoP 12hr         70      70    60      60    60      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ029-231015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
300 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Date           09/22/17      Sat 09/23/17            Sun 09/24/17            Mon
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                      65          81          63          76          60
Temp          89 84 74 70 67 65 72 78 81 77 70 67 65 63 68 74 76 73 66 63 61 60
Dewpt         62 61 62 63 63 63 64 63 60 59 60 61 62 62 64 64 64 63 63 61 61 60
Max/Min RH                   93          49          97          66         100
RH            41 46 66 79 87 93 77 59 49 53 71 82 91 97 86 71 66 71 90 93100100
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 12 11 11 10  9 13 14 14 13 12 13 11 10 13 13 13 10  8  8  6  6
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     26 27 32 41 48 62 81 68 61 73 87 90 96 94 97 90 92 75 72 79 83 80
PoP 12hr                     10          30          50          70          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.22        0.50        0.39
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     3     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3000  1100  6700  7200  4400  1400  2100  2200  1400  1400
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    13    23    26    21    16    20    21    16    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           09/25  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17  Fri 09/29/17
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      56    68      54    68      52    70      49    70
Temp          72 71   60 56 66 65   57 54 66 65   55 52 67 66   53 49 66 66
Dewpt         64 63   59 56 59 57   54 52 57 56   52 50 54 56   50 47 53 54
Min/Max RH       66     100    70      95    68      93    59      94    57
RH            75 75   97100 78 75   90 93 74 73   89 93 63 71   89 93 62 65
PWind Dir        SE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         70      60    40      40    50      30    30      20    30

$$

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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