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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TXZ024-172215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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          33          61          42          62
Temp             31 36 49 55 46 40 38 35 33 38 55 61 54 48 46 44 42 46 57 62 53
Dewpt            31 31 27 27 28 27 27 29 27 28 34 37 38 36 36 35 35 34 33 31 34
Min/Max RH                   34          81          40          78          31
RH               99 84 41 34 47 57 64 76 78 67 46 41 56 63 70 72 77 64 40 31 49
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  E
Wind Spd          4 10  9  4  4  4  2  4  3  3  5  6  4  5  6  9  8  4  4  4  4
Clouds           B1 B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        69 59 17 23 29 34 36 42 52 46 30 25 27 23 20 35 46 48 46 44 38
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1900  2600   400   400   800  1000   200   100  1300  3600
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     W     W     S     S     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             12     5     4     3     4     8     5     6     2     6
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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            38    65      44    62      26    42      25    37
Temp          43   38 59 57 48   44 58 48 34   26 38 35 29   25 34 33
Dewpt         33   30 29 27 27   27 25 21 14   14 10 16 13   14 12 14
Max/Min RH         73    25      52    23      60    29      62    36
RH            68   72 32 32 44   51 28 35 45   60 30 45 51   61 39 45
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N     N       S     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           10     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ026-172215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      57          32          60          40          62
Temp             35 39 52 57 47 41 37 35 32 37 54 60 52 47 44 42 40 44 57 62 52
Dewpt            35 35 33 31 31 31 30 29 29 30 34 37 39 39 40 38 36 35 36 35 37
Min/Max RH                   37          88          42          87          36
RH              100 85 48 37 53 69 75 79 88 75 47 42 61 74 85 85 85 70 45 36 56
Wind Dir          S NW  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  N  E
Wind Spd          6  6  6  5  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  6  5  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds           B2 B2 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)        74 74 16 20 25 29 29 33 47 39 26 24 28 26 23 30 50 50 64 58 49
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     3     2     4     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              2000  2500   400   200   800   900  1300   800   400  1000
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N    NW    SW     S     S    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              8     5     8     3     3     6    10     5     5     5
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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            37    65      41    65      23    42      22    36
Temp          42   37 59 56 46   41 59 49 32   23 38 34 26   22 33 31
Dewpt         37   33 34 30 29   29 28 23 18   15 11 15 14   14 12 14
Max/Min RH         85    29      62    23      70    29      71    37
RH            81   84 39 37 51   61 30 36 56   70 33 45 59   70 41 49
PWind Dir           N    SW       S     W       N     N       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           10     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ043-172215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      61          33          61          43          63
Temp             34 39 55 61 50 43 39 36 33 38 55 61 54 49 47 45 43 47 58 63 52
Dewpt            33 33 33 31 31 32 32 30 30 33 39 42 42 43 42 38 38 39 39 38 38
Min/Max RH                   32          95          49          87          39
RH               95 78 43 32 48 66 75 78 88 81 56 49 65 80 85 77 84 75 49 39 57
Wind Dir         SW  W NW NW NE NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  5  4  5  4  4  4  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)        59 42 20 22 25 31 30 33 36 46 34 34 26 29 32 56 69 78 67 59 36
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     3     3     3     4     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1800  2400   200   600   900  1400  1400   900  1500  4500
T Wind Dir             SW     S    NE    NE     E     S    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              8     6     6    10     5     4     9     9     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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            36    66      42    69      25    43      24    41
Temp          42   36 59 57 47   42 63 52 34   25 39 36 28   24 37 35
Dewpt         37   32 33 29 31   33 32 27 22   17 13 17 17   16 15 14
Max/Min RH         87    26      71    23      71    31      73    33
RH            84   86 37 34 54   70 31 38 61   71 34 46 64   72 40 42
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW    SW      NW     N      SW     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           10     0       0     0       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ035-172215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      58          32          59          36          60
Temp             31 36 52 58 48 41 37 35 32 37 53 59 50 44 41 39 36 41 54 60 49
Dewpt            27 26 26 25 26 26 26 27 27 30 35 38 37 34 34 33 32 32 32 29 30
Min/Max RH                   28          88          45          85          31
RH               84 66 36 28 42 55 63 73 81 75 51 45 61 68 76 80 84 71 42 31 47
Wind Dir          W  N  N NW  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          9 11  8  4  4  6  5  4  4  4  6  8  6  6  6  6  5  5  8  6  5
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        44 41 23 32 42 44 45 51 50 55 43 38 34 32 29 58 52 48 41 32 33
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1600  2200   200   300   700   900   200   100   800  2800
T Wind Dir             NW     S     E     E    SE     S     S     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             10     2     5     3     4     5     6     6     5    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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            33    64      37    63      19    42      21    40
Temp          39   33 57 53 43   37 57 46 28   19 37 34 25   21 36 33
Dewpt         29   26 26 23 26   27 25 21 16   14 10 15 14   14 14 14
Max/Min RH         75    22      67    21      79    28      74    34
RH            68   74 30 30 51   66 29 37 60   79 32 45 61   73 40 46
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N    NW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ031-172215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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                      58          32          62          39          64
Temp             35 39 53 58 48 41 37 35 32 38 55 62 53 47 44 42 39 44 58 64 53
Dewpt            35 34 34 30 30 30 29 28 29 31 35 37 39 39 40 37 36 36 36 34 37
Min/Max RH                   34          92          39          90          32
RH               99 82 49 34 50 64 71 76 86 77 47 39 60 75 87 84 89 74 43 32 55
Wind Dir          S NW  N NW  N NE NE  N  N NW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW  E
Wind Spd          5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  6  6  6  6  5  5  4  4  3  4
Clouds           B1 B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)        68 64 15 20 25 30 31 35 45 41 28 27 27 29 24 38 52 57 66 53 44
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     3     3     4     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              2200  2600   600   500   900  1300  1500   600   400  4200
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     N     N    SW     S     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              9     4     8     3     2     4    11     4     3     5
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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            36    66      41    67      23    44      22    39
Temp          42   36 59 57 46   41 61 50 32   23 39 35 27   22 35 32
Dewpt         36   33 33 29 30   30 28 25 19   16 11 16 14   15 13 14
Max/Min RH         87    27      64    22      72    27      74    34
RH            79   86 38 35 52   63 29 38 57   72 31 45 59   73 40 46
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N     N       E     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr           10     0       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-172215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
327 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Date             Sun 12/17/17            Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17
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          30          58          34          59
Temp             29 34 49 55 45 39 35 33 30 35 52 58 49 42 39 37 34 39 53 59 48
Dewpt            29 27 26 26 26 26 27 27 26 29 34 37 37 34 34 33 32 32 31 29 31
Min/Max RH                   32          91          45          92          32
RH               99 75 40 32 46 60 72 79 84 77 51 45 64 73 82 86 91 76 42 32 51
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          6 10  8  4  3  4  4  3  3  4  6  8  4  5  5  5  5  4  5  5  4
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        49 42 20 27 33 41 45 51 54 52 35 27 26 22 20 42 46 36 35 35 35
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1600  2500   200   200   700   900   200   100  1800  5700
T Wind Dir             NW     N     E    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W    NW
T Wind Spd             13     3     4     3     6     8     8     8     3     6
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               Wed 12/20/17  Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17
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            31    63      35    59      16    41      18    38
Temp          37   31 56 52 41   35 53 42 25   16 35 32 23   18 33 30
Dewpt         30   27 26 24 26   27 26 21 15   15 10 15 13   14 13 13
Max/Min RH         85    23      72    26      94    29      84    35
RH            76   84 32 33 55   71 34 42 65   94 34 49 65   83 42 48
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N    NW       S     E
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     5      10    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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