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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

TXZ024-242215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      82          47          67          36          74
Temp             50 58 76 82 69 59 54 51 47 52 63 67 55 47 42 39 36 46 66 74 63
Dewpt            34 37 36 33 35 35 36 37 37 37 36 35 35 36 34 36 34 37 37 37 38
Min/Max RH                   18          70          30          79          28
RH               54 45 24 17 29 41 50 60 68 55 36 31 46 66 72 88 91 71 33 26 39
Wind Dir         SW  W SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 12 13 12  6  5 11 13 12 11 11  9  8  4  4  4  5  6  9  9  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        17 15  5  3  9  7 11  6  4  3  6  6  4  1  5  1  5  6  3  0  4
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                  5     5     5     3     2     2     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  3200   200   300  2100  2700   200   100  3000  4300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NE     S     W     W    SW
T Wind Spd             14    13    12    11    10     5     4     5     8     9
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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    80      48    70      39    62      39    62
Temp          51   45 73 68 54   48 66 58 45   39 57 53 44   39 57 51
Dewpt         39   39 38 37 38   41 35 32 32   31 26 27 29   28 26 28
Max/Min RH         77    21      65    27      59    25      61    23
RH            65   77 28 32 54   74 32 37 60   73 30 36 56   63 30 41
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-242215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      83          47          67          37          73
Temp             47 56 76 83 69 60 54 51 47 52 63 67 56 48 43 40 37 46 66 73 62
Dewpt            36 38 38 36 38 38 38 38 38 38 36 35 34 36 34 36 34 37 36 37 38
Min/Max RH                   17          71          28          82          27
RH               65 50 25 19 32 45 54 62 70 58 36 30 44 64 70 85 88 70 33 27 40
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SE  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          5  8 12 13  9  4  9 14 14 14 12 10  9  4  4  4  4  4  8 10  8
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        14 20  4  3  9  7 21  7  5  2  4  3  3  3  3  1  4  6  4  1  2
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                  5     5     5     3     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2100  3700   200   400  2200  2800   100   100  1700  3300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    NE     N    NE    NE    NE    NW     W     S
T Wind Spd              9    16    10    16    13     8     3     4     4     9
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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    80      50    71      39    62      38    62
Temp          51   45 73 69 56   50 67 59 45   39 57 53 43   38 57 51
Dewpt         39   40 40 41 41   43 39 35 34   32 28 29 30   29 27 29
Max/Min RH         82    25      73    28      63    24      67    23
RH            64   82 30 37 57   76 36 41 64   75 32 40 60   69 31 42
PWind Dir           S    SW       S     W      NW     W       S    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-242215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      83          48          68          40          72
Temp             47 56 76 83 70 60 55 52 48 53 64 68 57 50 46 43 40 48 66 72 62
Dewpt            36 38 38 35 36 36 36 38 40 40 39 37 35 38 36 36 35 39 38 38 39
Min/Max RH                   18          73          32          83          29
RH               66 51 26 18 29 40 48 61 74 61 40 32 44 64 69 78 81 69 36 29 42
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  W SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          5  9 13 16 11  8  6 10 16 17 14 13 10  4  3  3  3  4  5  6  5
Clouds           FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        12 12  9  4 11  5  5  5  3  5  8  4  5  2  4  1  4  2  3  1  2
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                  4     5     5     5     3     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2700  3000   100   600  2400  3100   200   200  1900  3600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N    NE    NE    NE    NW     W     S
T Wind Spd             12    19     6    23    23    11     4     4     3     8
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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            46    79      51    71      40    63      39    64
Temp          51   46 72 68 57   51 67 60 46   40 58 54 44   39 59 52
Dewpt         41   42 50 45 47   47 42 34 34   33 30 29 32   32 32 32
Max/Min RH         89    30      85    29      65    23      67    23
RH            67   86 45 43 70   85 40 37 62   75 34 38 63   75 36 46
PWind Dir          SW    SW       S    SW      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-242215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      82          45          68          35          72
Temp             44 54 74 82 68 58 52 49 45 51 63 68 55 47 42 38 35 45 65 72 61
Dewpt            32 34 34 30 30 32 32 34 37 37 35 35 34 35 33 35 33 37 36 37 36
Min/Max RH                   15          76          29          82          29
RH               62 47 23 15 24 37 45 57 72 59 35 29 44 64 71 88 91 74 34 28 40
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          8  9 14 14 11  9 10 14 17 16 13 10 10  5  4  4  4  5 10 11  8
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        19 17 13  6 18  6  3 11  4  3  6  2  5  2  7  1  5  0  2  1  3
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                  5     5     5     3     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  3000   200   400  2100  3800   100   100  2100  3400
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NE    NE     E     E     S     W    SW
T Wind Spd             13    17     9    16    14     5     5     4     5     9
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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    79      46    70      34    61      36    61
Temp          48   42 72 66 53   46 65 56 41   34 56 52 41   36 56 50
Dewpt         38   37 36 33 38   39 33 32 32   29 26 25 28   26 26 27
Max/Min RH         82    19      67    24      65    25      66    22
RH            68   81 27 29 57   75 30 39 69   80 32 35 59   66 31 41
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   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

$$

TXZ031-242215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      85          47          68          38          74
Temp             47 57 77 85 71 60 55 51 47 52 64 68 57 49 44 41 38 48 67 74 63
Dewpt            36 39 38 36 37 37 38 38 39 39 36 35 35 36 35 35 34 37 36 36 38
Min/Max RH                   16          74          27          84          26
RH               64 50 24 18 30 42 54 62 72 59 35 29 43 61 69 79 85 67 32 25 39
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          6  8 13 14  9  4  8 13 13 14 12 10  9  4  3  4  4  4  6  9  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13 19  5  3  7  6 17  7  5  2  5  2  3  1  3  1  4  7  3  1  2
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                  5     5     5     4     2     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3000  3900   200   500  2300  2900   400   300  1900  4400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    NW     N    NE    NE    NE     W     W     S
T Wind Spd             12    18     8    20    18    10     3     3     3     9
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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            46    80      51    73      40    64      39    64
Temp          52   46 73 69 57   51 69 60 47   40 59 55 44   39 59 52
Dewpt         40   40 41 41 41   45 40 35 34   33 28 29 29   31 28 30
Max/Min RH         80    25      77    27      63    24      65    23
RH            64   80 31 36 55   78 35 39 62   76 30 37 56   71 30 42
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-242215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
348 AM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Date             Fri 11/24/17            Sat 11/25/17            Sun 11/26/17
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                      81          44          66          33          71
Temp             44 54 74 81 67 57 51 48 44 50 62 66 53 45 40 36 33 43 63 71 60
Dewpt            32 35 34 30 30 32 35 36 37 36 35 35 35 36 33 35 33 37 37 38 38
Min/Max RH                   17          76          31          85          30
RH               62 49 23 16 25 39 53 64 75 59 37 32 49 72 77 95 99 80 37 30 45
Wind Dir         SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          6  9 13 12  6  5  8 14 13 13 11  9  8  4  4  4  4  6 10 11  6
Clouds           FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        19 16  7  3 11  2  5  5  3  4  6  7  4  2  6  1  5  1  3  0  4
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                  5     5     5     3     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              1800  2300   200   300  2100  3800   200   100  2500  3400
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N    NE    NE     E    SE    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             16    13    11    13    11     5     5     4     9    10
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               Mon 11/27/17  Tue 11/28/17  Wed 11/29/17  Thu 11/30/17
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            41    79      45    67      33    60      35    59
Temp          47   41 71 66 52   45 63 54 40   33 55 51 40   35 54 48
Dewpt         38   37 36 33 36   38 32 32 32   30 26 26 27   26 25 26
Max/Min RH         82    19      64    26      69    26      69    25
RH            71   85 27 29 55   75 31 43 73   87 33 38 59   69 32 41
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     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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