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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ024-181015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      40          73          54          76          48
Temp          63 57 47 43 41 41 48 63 71 69 59 59 55 54 59 70 76 70 59 56 52 48
Dewpt         26 29 29 29 31 33 38 42 42 44 49 51 48 45 44 38 34 34 35 37 37 36
Max/Min RH                   79          37          71          20          57
RH            24 34 49 57 66 74 68 47 35 40 70 74 78 70 58 32 22 26 41 48 57 61
Wind Dir      NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      11  8  5  8  8  6 10 14 20 17 17 16 14 13 16 21 25 21 18 13 12 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      9  6 10 15 21 33 38 41 44 43 40 39 38 33 32 31 32 34 44 54 44 34
PoP 12hr                      0          10           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     3     2     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800   100  1900  6100   900   300  5600  7300  2200   700
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              5     6    11    28    17    10    13    34    10    18
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           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          61      23    43      22    51      34    64      36    65
Temp          58 55 35   23 35 40 26   22 41 47 36   34 55 59 44   36 56 60
Dewpt         26 20 16   10  8 11 12   12 17 22 28   28 34 27 30   30 24 21
Min/Max RH       19      54    26      65    28      82    24      59    17
RH            29 25 46   56 32 30 54   66 38 37 74   77 45 29 58   78 29 22
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ026-181015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          73          56          79          51
Temp          65 59 49 45 42 40 48 62 71 70 63 62 58 56 61 74 79 75 63 59 55 51
Dewpt         29 27 28 30 32 33 36 42 45 46 51 54 53 50 50 42 38 38 40 41 41 39
Max/Min RH                   82          36          82          22          56
RH            26 29 44 56 68 76 63 48 39 43 65 76 83 80 67 32 23 26 42 51 59 63
Wind Dir      NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12  8  5  8  5  6 10 16 17 17 17 16 14 13 14 21 24 21 16 12 11 10
Clouds        FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      6  5 11 16 23 32 51 54 67 60 62 62 57 54 51 48 45 43 50 58 52 46
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  1700  1800  1100   600  1600  7300   900  1400
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              4     4    10    26    23    20    14    27    13    21
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           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          61      25    44      23    51      34    62      37    67
Temp          59 54 36   25 38 42 30   23 42 48 37   34 53 58 44   37 60 62
Dewpt         28 21 16    9  8 10 13   13 18 24 29   30 35 30 30   32 28 26
Min/Max RH       21      48    26      62    31      82    31      70    22
RH            30 27 43   49 28 27 49   65 38 39 74   85 50 34 57   82 30 25
PWind Dir         W       N    NE      NE     E       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-181015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      42          74          58          80          53
Temp          68 63 52 46 43 42 49 63 71 71 64 62 60 58 62 76 80 78 66 61 56 53
Dewpt         31 28 29 33 35 36 39 45 49 49 54 55 56 52 52 46 41 41 43 45 46 45
Max/Min RH                   85          39          82          22          64
RH            25 26 42 61 72 79 70 53 45 45 70 79 84 80 71 35 25 27 43 57 69 74
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      13 10  6  5  4  4  8 12 16 17 16 16 14 13 14 19 23 18 14 13 11 11
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     28 33 31 32 37 47 61 66 66 56 61 68 66 63 57 52 54 55 61 68 60 52
PoP 12hr                      0          10          20           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02           0        0.01
Rain                                      S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     3     2     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2400   200  1300  2000  1400  1400  5100  8400  4800  1600
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd              5     2     8    23    24    21    21    31    24    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           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          70      30    45      26    52      36    63      40    67
Temp          66 66 44   31 40 44 31   26 44 50 36   36 54 60 46   40 60 64
Dewpt         33 26 20   14 12 13 16   15 21 27 31   33 38 33 37   36 30 27
Min/Max RH       18      52    24      65    36      84    33      77    21
RH            30 22 38   50 31 28 54   61 40 40 81   90 54 36 70   85 33 25
PWind Dir        SW       N    NE      NE     E      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5     5       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-181015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      38          74          49          75          45
Temp          65 61 48 42 39 39 45 61 70 70 59 53 51 49 54 68 75 71 60 54 50 45
Dewpt         27 25 26 28 30 32 36 41 44 41 43 48 47 41 41 37 35 32 33 36 35 33
Max/Min RH                   85          34          75          20          57
RH            24 25 42 56 70 76 71 47 39 35 56 82 86 74 62 32 23 24 37 50 56 62
Wind Dir      NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12 11  8  9  8  8 11 18 20 19 17 14 13 12 17 26 28 24 19 13 12 12
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     25 21 28 29 42 49 48 41 38 34 36 44 39 51 43 35 36 38 49 61 47 32
PoP 12hr                      0          10           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     4     3     2     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2300   200  2100  5300  3300   200  5400  8200  5300   900
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd              8     5    17    28    17    12    23    37    12    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          67      26    45      22    53      33    64      35    64
Temp          62 62 40   27 38 43 27   22 43 51 36   33 55 61 42   35 56 61
Dewpt         25 21 19   12 10 12 12   12 18 23 28   28 32 24 30   28 23 19
Min/Max RH       16      56    23      63    31      82    21      66    16
RH            24 20 42   53 30 28 53   65 36 34 73   80 41 24 62   75 28 20
PWind Dir        SW       N    NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ031-181015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          73          57          81          52
Temp          65 60 50 45 41 39 46 63 72 71 64 61 58 57 61 77 81 76 65 60 56 52
Dewpt         29 27 28 29 31 33 37 44 46 46 52 53 53 50 50 42 38 38 40 42 43 41
Max/Min RH                   84          37          80          21          59
RH            26 28 43 55 68 78 68 49 39 41 65 75 81 78 67 29 22 26 41 53 61 67
Wind Dir      NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12  8  5  5  6  6 11 14 18 17 18 17 16 13 14 21 25 21 17 13 12 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     10  6 12 20 26 32 51 52 65 59 60 61 58 53 53 53 50 47 54 62 55 48
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2300   200  1100  1800  1300   800  3600  7600  3400  1400
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              5     4    10    25    24    21    19    34    17    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           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          64      26    45      24    53      35    64      39    67
Temp          62 57 38   27 39 42 29   24 44 48 38   35 56 60 46   39 60 63
Dewpt         29 21 17   10  8 10 13   13 18 24 30   31 36 30 32   34 28 26
Min/Max RH       19      51    24      63    30      82    29      76    22
RH            29 24 43   49 27 27 51   62 35 39 73   85 46 32 57   82 29 25
PWind Dir         W       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW       S     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ029-181015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
202 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      36          73          47          72          43
Temp          62 57 44 40 37 37 45 61 71 67 57 54 49 47 52 66 72 67 57 53 48 43
Dewpt         26 27 28 28 29 32 35 40 42 41 42 44 44 40 40 37 34 32 33 34 34 33
Max/Min RH                   92          38          78          21          65
RH            25 32 52 61 72 82 68 45 35 38 57 69 82 76 65 34 25 27 40 48 58 67
Wind Dir      NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      11  9  8  6  8  6 12 17 21 18 13 14 13 12 14 24 27 24 19 14 12 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     13 10 11 16 23 36 35 35 27 29 22 26 28 40 34 27 27 27 40 52 41 30
PoP 12hr                      0          10           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     2     2     2     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900   200  2200  6800  2800   200  5300  7200  4600   400
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     8    16    32    17    12    18    40    11    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          63      22    42      20    51      31    63      33    62
Temp          59 58 36   22 36 40 25   20 41 47 34   31 54 58 41   33 55 58
Dewpt         25 21 18   12 10 13 12   12 19 22 27   27 32 25 28   26 23 19
Min/Max RH       21      60    26      71    30      83    23      58    18
RH            27 23 48   64 33 33 57   70 41 36 74   85 42 28 60   75 29 22
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10      10    10       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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