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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

TXZ024-291015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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                      47          59          43          71          42
Temp          65 65 57 53 50 48 52 59 59 59 54 51 48 45 52 64 70 69 58 53 48 45
Dewpt         58 61 57 53 50 48 47 43 42 40 38 38 38 37 38 37 35 38 37 38 38 38
Max/Min RH                  100          48          74          27          76
RH            76 87100100100100 82 56 54 50 54 61 69 74 60 36 27 32 45 56 68 76
Wind Dir       E  E NE  N NW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13 11  8  4  6  6 11 12 18 21 17 13 13 13 14 13 12  4  5  6  5  4
Clouds        B2 B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     86 69 76 75 28 31 15 56 66 79 80 65 48 29  9  8  1 10  6 14  4  6
PoP 12hr                     60          30          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.26        0.05           0           0
Rain SHWRS     L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Svr Tstorm     A  A
LAL                     5     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     2     3     2     2     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              1100  1700  3200  3200  2100   300  5000  6400  3700   200
T Wind Dir              N    SE    NW     N    NW     W    NW    NW    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     9    12    26    20    12    26    18     6     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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      50    75      48    68      45    74      46    73
Temp          71 78   59 52 69 73   56 49 63 66   53 47 67 72   55 48 66 71
Dewpt         38 36   42 43 35 33   39 42 45 41   45 43 42 35   35 38 35 34
Min/Max RH       18      69    22      79    39      87    26      68    25
RH            30 22   52 69 28 23   53 78 52 40   73 87 40 26   47 68 32 26
PWind Dir        SE       S     S      NW     N       N     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      30    30      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ026-291015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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          62          43          70          44
Temp          68 67 60 56 54 51 56 62 62 62 57 52 48 45 52 64 69 68 58 54 50 46
Dewpt         61 63 60 56 54 51 46 43 41 40 40 39 39 38 39 39 37 39 39 40 40 39
Max/Min RH                  100          44          76          31          76
RH            78 87100100100100 69 50 46 44 53 61 71 76 61 40 31 34 49 59 68 76
Wind Dir       E  E NE  E  E  W  W  W  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE  E
Wind Spd      13 10 10  5  8  6 10  5 16 21 18 13 13 12 14 14 13  8  5  6  6  5
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     90 85 82 82 51 30 15 40 54 77 76 67 63 39 31 11  4  7  6 13  4  9
PoP 12hr                     70          30          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.20        0.08           0           0
Rain SHWRS     L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Tornado        A  A  A
LAL                     5     3     3     3     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     3     4
Mix Hgt              1300  1700  4100  3900  2800   300  4700  5700  3100   100
T Wind Dir             NE    SE     W     N    NW     W    NW    NW     E     E
T Wind Spd             10    13     6    23    21    10    21    17     8     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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      53    77      50    69      46    75      47    75
Temp          72 78   62 55 71 75   58 51 64 67   54 48 68 73   56 49 68 73
Dewpt         43 42   46 45 41 39   44 44 48 46   47 44 46 40   40 41 39 38
Min/Max RH       24      69    26      77    45      86    30      74    27
RH            35 28   56 69 34 27   59 77 56 47   77 86 45 30   55 74 34 28
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S      SE    NE       N     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0      10    10      30    40      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-291015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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          44          74          46
Temp          77 76 65 59 55 52 57 67 68 68 59 54 49 46 54 67 73 72 61 57 52 49
Dewpt         65 66 63 55 50 45 41 39 38 39 40 40 40 38 39 39 37 37 38 39 39 39
Max/Min RH                   93          33          74          27          68
RH            67 71 93 87 83 77 55 36 33 34 49 59 71 73 58 36 27 28 42 51 61 68
Wind Dir       E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd      16 13 13 11  8  9 13 13 12 20 14 11  9  9 11 11 11  5  5  6  5  4
Clouds        B2 B1 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     82 66 76 73 40 20 12 27 41 79 75 52 36 20 13  5  2  7  2  5  3  4
PoP 12hr                     70          20          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.03        0.07           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  S  S  S  S  S  S
Tornado        A  A  A
LAL                     5     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     2     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt              1000   300  7400  8500  2500   400  7200  8700  5400   200
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW    NW    NW     W     W     W    SE     E
T Wind Spd              9     6    16    17    20    10    18    20    10     4
RFTI           0  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 NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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          85      54    79      50    71      47    77      48    76
Temp          76 82   64 56 73 77   59 52 66 69   56 49 70 75   58 50 69 74
Dewpt         38 35   47 44 36 33   38 45 45 44   48 46 45 38   37 40 38 35
Min/Max RH       15      64    19      77    39      88    26      69    23
RH            25 18   53 64 26 20   45 77 47 40   74 88 41 26   45 69 32 24
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW     N       N     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      30    30      20     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-291015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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          59          40          73          45
Temp          74 73 60 53 48 45 50 58 59 59 53 49 45 42 51 65 72 71 60 55 51 48
Dewpt         61 61 55 51 48 43 39 37 38 38 37 37 37 36 36 35 31 31 32 34 34 32
Max/Min RH                  100          44          79          22          54
RH            64 66 84 93100 93 66 45 45 45 54 63 73 79 56 33 22 23 35 45 52 54
Wind Dir       S SE NW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      12 14  9  4  6  9 13 14 19 24 19 13 13 11 12 12 12  9  6  9  8  6
Clouds        B1 SC B1 SC FW SC FW B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW CL FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     56 44 54 37 21 32 24 57 66 86 72 46 29 21  3  6  2 13  6 12  5  6
PoP 12hr                     40          30          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.21           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C        C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C        S  S  S  S
Svr Tstorm     A  A
LAL                     3     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              1200   200  6300  5500  1700   100  6700  8600  5500   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW     N    NW     W    NW     W    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     4    12    23    16    10    16    16     8     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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          82      48    75      43    68      42    75      44    74
Temp          73 79   59 50 68 72   53 45 62 66   52 44 67 73   54 46 67 72
Dewpt         28 25   36 33 24 23   30 38 41 34   40 41 37 30   30 36 33 28
Min/Max RH       11      52    14      76    30      89    20      68    19
RH            19 14   42 52 19 16   41 76 46 30   63 89 33 20   40 68 28 19
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      NW     N      NE     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      10    30      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-291015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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          65          43          72          44
Temp          72 71 62 57 54 51 57 65 65 65 58 53 48 45 52 65 71 70 59 55 50 47
Dewpt         64 64 62 57 54 51 45 43 41 41 41 40 39 39 40 39 37 40 40 41 40 40
Max/Min RH                  100          41          79          29          78
RH            76 79100100100100 64 45 41 41 53 61 72 79 63 38 29 33 49 60 68 78
Wind Dir      SE  E  E SE  S SW  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      12  9  8  4  5  4 10  6 16 21 17 13 12 11 14 13 13  6  5  6  5  4
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     86 80 79 78 44 25 13 35 56 82 78 64 59 33 23  8  3  7  2 11  3  7
PoP 12hr                     70          30          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.07        0.19        0.06           0           0
Rain SHWRS     L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Tornado        A  A  A
LAL                     5     3     3     3     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1700  6200  5500  2900   300  5200  6200  3300   300
T Wind Dir             NE    SE     W    NW    NW     W    NW    NW     E     E
T Wind Spd              9    11     8    23    20    11    25    19     8     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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          83      53    79      49    71      46    77      47    76
Temp          74 81   63 55 72 77   58 51 66 69   55 48 70 75   57 49 69 73
Dewpt         42 40   47 46 40 38   44 44 48 47   47 45 46 40   40 41 39 39
Min/Max RH       21      72    24      76    44      88    29      76    27
RH            32 24   56 72 31 25   59 76 51 45   74 88 43 29   55 76 33 29
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S      SE    NE       N     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1   SC SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      30    40      20     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-291015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
353 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Date           03/28/17      Wed 03/29/17            Thu 03/30/17            Fri
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          54          39          70          41
Temp          69 68 57 51 47 44 48 54 54 54 51 47 44 41 49 63 69 68 57 52 48 44
Dewpt         61 61 56 51 47 44 43 41 41 39 38 37 37 36 37 36 34 34 33 35 35 35
Max/Min RH                  100          57          82          27          70
RH            76 78 96100100100 83 61 61 57 61 68 76 82 63 36 27 28 40 52 60 70
Wind Dir      SE  E NE NE SW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S SE  S  S
Wind Spd      11 12  8  4  5  8 12 13 21 21 16 12 11 11 12 12 11  6  5  6  5  5
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW CL FW CL FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     66 63 51 53 20 35 21 66 78 85 74 57 34 21  4  7  1 12  8 10  4  3
PoP 12hr                     60          30          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.26           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  L  C  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  L  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
Svr Tstorm     A  A
LAL                     4     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt              1100  2100  3800  3000  1500   200  5700  7400  4600   200
T Wind Dir             NE    SE    NW     N    NW     W    NW     W    SE     S
T Wind Spd              9     6    16    25    16    10    16    17     9     8
RFTI           0  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 NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/31  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17  Mon 04/03/17  Tue 04/04/17
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      45    72      41    66      38    72      41    72
Temp          71 77   56 47 65 70   51 43 60 64   48 40 64 69   51 43 65 69
Dewpt         31 29   36 36 27 26   34 38 42 36   39 40 38 32   30 36 33 31
Min/Max RH       14      65    18      82    35     100    25      76    23
RH            23 17   47 65 24 19   52 82 51 35   71100 38 25   44 76 30 24
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NW     N      NE     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5      10    30      20     5       5     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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