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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

TXZ024-172215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      87          49          56          31          60
Temp             55 63 81 87 73 62 57 53 49 51 55 56 47 40 36 34 31 39 54 60 51
Dewpt            44 40 27 26 27 27 27 34 31 20 26 22 18 20 21 20 19 19 18 19 19
Min/Max RH                   11          51          25          61          20
RH               66 42 14 11 18 26 32 49 49 29 33 26 32 45 53 57 60 45 24 20 28
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd         13 14 21 21 13 12 13 18 23 28 24 17 13  4  4  4  4  6 11 12  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)        25 21 19 20 16 27 22 28 10  5  8  1  1  0  1  0  1  1  3  8 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag                W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2000  4700   100  1300  5000  5500   200   100  4200  5100
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    NW     N     N    NW     W    SW     S
T Wind Spd             16    23    11    20    37    18     4     6     8    12
RFTI              0  0  3  4  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    67      44    63      38    59      39    66
Temp          42   37 61 58 49   44 59 54 43   38 55 51 43   39 61 58
Dewpt         22   22 25 28 28   26 26 28 28   27 24 26 29   32 32 34
Max/Min RH         54    22      49    25      65    26      76    29
RH            45   54 25 31 44   48 28 37 56   65 30 37 57   75 34 41
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N       N     W       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-172215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      89          51          58          31          61
Temp             52 62 82 89 75 64 59 55 51 53 57 58 48 40 36 34 31 39 55 61 52
Dewpt            46 44 29 27 28 27 28 31 36 22 28 24 21 23 22 22 21 20 18 19 20
Min/Max RH                   11          55          26          66          19
RH               79 52 15 11 18 24 31 40 55 30 33 27 34 49 55 62 65 46 23 19 29
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 10 18 19 13 12 13 14 23 28 26 19 14  5  4  3  3  4 10 12 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        23 14 19 20 16 28 32 25 13  7  8  1  1  0  1  0  1  1  2  4  7
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     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt               700  4700     0  1400  5100  5500   100     0  4000  5000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     N     N    NW     W     W     S
T Wind Spd              5    19     8    21    41    19     4     4     5    12
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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      43    63      37    58      39    65
Temp          41   36 60 57 48   43 59 53 42   37 54 51 43   39 60 56
Dewpt         23   24 27 31 33   30 33 30 28   26 23 26 27   30 34 35
Max/Min RH         61    25      60    31      63    27      73    33
RH            48   61 28 37 57   59 37 41 57   63 30 38 53   69 38 45
PWind Dir           S     S      SW     N       N    NE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-172215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      90          53          61          32          60
Temp             54 63 83 90 76 66 60 57 53 55 59 61 50 42 38 35 32 39 54 60 51
Dewpt            53 50 41 37 37 35 31 29 36 28 27 28 26 25 25 25 24 25 20 20 22
Min/Max RH                   15          51          28          71          21
RH               96 63 23 15 24 32 32 34 51 35 29 28 39 49 58 67 70 56 26 21 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 12 16 17 13 13 13 12 13 21 24 19 13  4  4  3  3  4  6  8  6
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        11 18 18 18 14  8 12 13 13 13 12  9  8  2  4  1  3  5  7  6 15
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     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt               700  2100   100   100  5000  5600  1000   100  4100  5000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     N     N    NW     W    SW     S
T Wind Spd             12    14    12    12    31    23     4     5     5     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    65      45    65      36    59      39    65
Temp          41   36 59 57 49   45 61 54 42   36 54 51 43   39 60 57
Dewpt         25   25 29 34 36   35 33 34 32   28 27 30 31   33 37 38
Max/Min RH         65    29      68    31      71    31      81    37
RH            52   64 32 40 61   67 35 47 67   71 35 44 62   77 42 49
PWind Dir           S     S      SW     N       N     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-172215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      86          49          56          29          57
Temp             49 59 79 86 72 62 56 53 49 51 55 56 46 38 34 32 29 36 51 57 48
Dewpt            41 38 28 26 27 26 25 29 32 18 19 20 19 21 20 21 19 22 18 19 19
Min/Max RH                   11          51          24          69          22
RH               73 46 16 11 19 25 29 40 51 27 24 24 34 49 55 64 65 56 26 22 31
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9 10 18 21 14 13 16 17 20 27 25 17 13  4  3  4  4  6 11 13 10
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        27 22 24 13 16  9 17 20 13  6  9  2  4  1  3  1  2  6 10 14 24
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
Red Flag                W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              1400  5500   100   200  4500  5400   200   200  3500  4200
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW     W     N     N     N    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             10    20    11    14    33    17     2     3    10    11
RFTI              0  0  0  4  0  0  0  0  1  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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            34    66      42    63      35    59      38    66
Temp          39   34 60 57 47   42 59 52 41   35 54 51 42   38 60 57
Dewpt         22   23 25 25 30   25 24 25 28   26 24 28 30   31 32 33
Max/Min RH         64    21      54    22      69    28      76    28
RH            51   63 26 29 52   50 26 34 60   69 31 41 62   75 34 41
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     N       N     W       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-172215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      91          53          59          31          62
Temp             53 63 83 91 77 66 61 57 53 55 58 59 48 41 37 34 31 39 56 62 52
Dewpt            47 45 28 28 31 29 28 30 35 21 30 25 22 23 23 23 22 20 19 19 21
Min/Max RH                   11          50          27          68          19
RH               79 51 13 11 19 24 29 36 50 27 34 27 35 49 57 64 67 47 24 19 30
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 11 18 18 13 12 13 14 24 28 26 19 14  4  4  3  4  4 10 11  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)        19 14 19 18 14 22 25 25 15  6 10  2  2  0  1  0  1  2  3  6 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                  5     5     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              1500  5400   200  2000  5500  5800   300   100  4200  5200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     W     W    SW     S
T Wind Spd              9    18    10    20    41    19     3     5     5    12
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    67      44    64      36    59      39    68
Temp          41   36 61 58 49   44 60 53 42   36 54 51 43   39 62 59
Dewpt         24   24 27 33 34   29 33 31 29   27 24 27 28   31 34 36
Max/Min RH         61    25      57    30      69    27      75    30
RH            50   61 27 38 57   55 36 42 62   69 31 38 56   72 36 43
PWind Dir           S     S      SW     N       N    NE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-172215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
414 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                      84          47          54          28          57
Temp             48 57 77 84 70 60 54 51 47 49 53 54 44 37 33 31 28 36 51 57 48
Dewpt            40 37 26 24 27 26 26 33 29 15 21 19 18 20 20 20 19 20 19 19 18
Min/Max RH                   11          53          25          68          22
RH               73 46 15 11 20 27 33 50 49 25 29 25 35 49 58 64 68 53 28 22 30
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          9 11 21 21 13 11 13 17 21 28 24 17 13  3  2  3  4  6 13 13 10
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        31 22 13 13 13 19 18 30 13  4  8  1  1  0  1  0  1  4  7 12 21
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
Red Flag                W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2200  5200   200   400  4600  5200   200   100  3500  4300
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    NW     N     N    NW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             16    25    11    19    36    17     2     5    10    13
RFTI              0  0  2  4  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    65      42    61      34    58      37    65
Temp          38   33 59 56 47   42 57 51 39   34 53 50 41   37 59 56
Dewpt         22   23 25 24 26   23 24 25 27   26 25 27 29   30 32 33
Max/Min RH         66    21      46    24      72    29      75    30
RH            52   66 27 28 44   46 27 36 61   71 33 40 61   75 35 42
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N       N    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     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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