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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

TXZ024-252300-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      53          35          65          38          70
Temp          27 25 30 46 52 51 44 42 39 37 42 57 64 62 52 47 43 40 45 62 69 67
Dewpt         19 18 18 18 18 19 21 24 26 28 26 17 13 18 23 29 29 29 30 25 22 20
Min/Max RH                   26          70          14          65          16
RH            71 74 60 32 26 28 39 48 59 70 52 20 14 18 32 48 57 65 55 24 17 16
Wind Dir      NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  W NE  E  N  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       2  2  6  9 11 12 11 10  9 10 11 10  6  4  5  4  4  5  4 12 13 12
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  2  2  2  4  7 16 25 43 60 75 72 74 78 82 47 14 14 11 11  9 10
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     4     5
Mix Hgt              3400  5300  3400   200  6700 12400  8400   300  6000  6700
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SW     W     W     N    NW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10    17    12     8    12    19    10     3     8    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            44    71      39    58      33    63      36    67
Temp          52   46 63 68 48   41 52 56 42   35 55 60 45   38 59 65
Dewpt         24   26 24 20 27   27 15 11 16   17 19 19 21   22 23 21
Max/Min RH         46    15      59    16      47    19      51    18
RH            33   46 22 16 44   57 23 16 35   47 24 20 37   51 25 18
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SE    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-252300-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      51          34          66          39          70
Temp          29 27 32 45 50 49 43 41 38 36 41 58 65 63 53 48 44 41 46 62 69 67
Dewpt         20 18 17 17 17 18 20 23 26 28 31 25 22 25 29 34 33 34 35 31 28 24
Min/Max RH                   27          76          19          76          19
RH            69 68 53 32 27 29 39 48 62 72 67 28 19 23 39 58 65 76 65 31 21 19
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NE NE  E  N NW NW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  3  4  4 10 11 11 12 11  9  9  8  8  5  8  5  4  4  4  9 13 11
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  1  4  6 16 26 43 60 74 72 71 75 79 53 19 26 20 15  8 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     4     4     4     2     2     4     5
Mix Hgt              3500  4100  2400   100  2200  9500  6400   400  1900  6200
T Wind Dir              E     S    SE     S    SW     W    NE    NE     W    SW
T Wind Spd              8    13    10     9     6    11     8     5     3    13
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               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            44    72      39    59      33    63      36    67
Temp          52   46 64 69 48   41 53 57 42   35 55 60 45   38 59 65
Dewpt         28   29 27 23 28   27 17 11 17   18 20 20 21   23 27 22
Max/Min RH         51    17      59    15      49    20      55    19
RH            39   51 24 17 46   57 24 16 36   49 25 21 38   54 29 19
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N       E    SW      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ043-252300-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      54          37          70          42          73
Temp          32 29 34 48 53 52 46 44 42 39 44 61 69 67 56 51 47 44 49 65 72 70
Dewpt         21 20 19 18 19 20 23 26 29 30 35 33 24 23 28 33 33 32 36 32 27 22
Min/Max RH                   26          75          17          66          16
RH            63 70 54 30 26 28 39 49 59 70 69 35 18 19 34 51 59 64 61 29 19 16
Wind Dir      NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SW  W SW  W NE NW  N  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  6  5  8  9  8 10  6  8  9 10  9  6  4  4  4  4  6 12 14 12
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  2  2  2  6 11 13 14 25 36 57 67 66 75 84 42  6 13 16 16 12 11
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                  2     4     4     4     3     3     3     2     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200  4500  3000   200  2200  7400  3100   200  5500  5900
T Wind Dir              E     S    SE     S    SW    SW    NW     W     W    SW
T Wind Spd              9    11     9     6    12    17     6     6     9    25
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               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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            47    76      43    60      34    65      37    68
Temp          55   49 68 73 52   44 55 58 43   36 57 62 46   39 60 66
Dewpt         28   31 26 20 28   30 20 13 19   21 19 16 23   27 26 21
Max/Min RH         50    13      57    16      55    15      61    18
RH            35   50 20 14 40   57 25 17 39   55 22 16 41   61 27 18
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-252300-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      55          34          66          37          70
Temp          27 25 31 47 54 53 45 42 39 36 41 57 65 63 52 47 42 39 44 61 69 67
Dewpt         18 18 18 18 17 17 21 25 27 26 26 17 15 14 22 25 25 26 27 24 21 17
Min/Max RH                   23          70          14          59          14
RH            68 74 58 31 23 24 38 50 62 67 55 21 14 15 31 42 50 59 51 24 16 14
Wind Dir       E  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  S  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       5  4  9 10 12 13 11 13 12 10 10 12 12 11  6  4  4  6  9 14 16 14
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      2  2  3  3 12 20 22 23 40 57 71 65 71 71 71 36 10  7 11 16 13 12
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                  2     4     4     4     3     3     2     2     5     5
Mix Hgt              2900  5500  3200   200  6100 11400  8000   200  5000  5600
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SE    SW     W    SW    NW     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    16    12    10    11    21     9     3     5    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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    70      37    58      30    64      34    66
Temp          51   44 62 67 46   39 52 55 40   32 55 61 44   36 58 63
Dewpt         24   28 23 19 23   25 16 11 15   17 17 13 18   21 22 18
Max/Min RH         53    15      57    16      53    14      54    17
RH            34   53 22 16 40   57 24 17 36   53 22 15 35   54 25 17
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SE    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-252300-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      54          35          70          38          72
Temp          30 28 33 47 53 52 45 43 40 38 43 61 69 67 54 48 44 41 46 63 71 69
Dewpt         21 20 19 18 17 18 21 24 28 30 32 22 17 21 29 33 34 34 35 30 27 24
Min/Max RH                   24          78          14          78          18
RH            71 71 56 31 24 26 38 48 61 74 64 23 14 17 37 57 67 75 65 29 19 18
Wind Dir      NE NE  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NE  E  N NW NW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  3  5  5 10 11 11 13 13  9 10  9  9  4  8  4  4  4  4  9 13 10
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  1  4  7 16 24 40 56 73 69 71 77 82 51 14 21 17 14  9 13
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     4     4     3     2     5     5
Mix Hgt              3500  4200  2500   300  5000 11600  8200   600  3200  6400
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SE     S    SW     W     N     N     W    SW
T Wind Spd              8    13    10    11    10    16    11     5     5    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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      41    60      33    65      36    69
Temp          54   47 66 71 50   43 54 58 42   35 57 62 46   38 61 66
Dewpt         28   30 24 22 28   29 17 12 18   20 21 19 22   25 24 22
Max/Min RH         51    15      61    15      55    17      60    17
RH            36   51 20 16 43   58 23 16 37   55 24 19 38   60 24 18
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SE    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ029-252300-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
327 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                      53          32          63          34          67
Temp          24 22 28 45 52 51 43 40 37 34 39 55 62 60 49 44 39 36 41 58 66 64
Dewpt         17 17 17 18 17 17 19 22 24 24 22 14 14 14 22 26 26 26 27 23 20 17
Min/Max RH                   25          69          15          67          15
RH            74 81 63 33 25 26 38 48 59 66 50 19 15 16 34 49 59 67 57 26 17 16
Wind Dir       E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N SE  S  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  8 10 12 12 10 11 11  9 10 12 11  8  4  4  4  6  6 13 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      2  2  2  2  4  7 17 26 45 63 71 69 74 75 76 38  8  7  9 11 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                  2     3     3     4     4     3     3     2     4     5
Mix Hgt              3200  6100  3600   300  6400 11100  7600   200  5200  5900
T Wind Dir              S    SW     S    SW     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    18    14    12    13    23     8     3    10    24
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               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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    68      35    56      29    61      32    64
Temp          49   42 60 65 44   37 50 54 38   31 53 58 42   34 56 62
Dewpt         23   26 23 19 24   25 15 11 15   16 18 16 18   20 20 19
Max/Min RH         53    16      64    17      53    18      56    18
RH            36   53 24 17 45   61 24 18 38   53 25 19 37   56 24 19
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SE    SW       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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