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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

TXZ024-171015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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          66          40          71          53
Temp          43 41 39 40 41 43 48 61 66 59 47 44 41 41 49 64 71 69 59 58 55 53
Dewpt         23 21 28 30 33 35 37 29 26 27 29 28 33 34 39 46 46 46 48 49 48 46
Max/Min RH                   82          22          79          41          80
RH            45 44 64 69 72 75 65 30 22 29 49 54 74 78 69 52 41 45 66 72 79 76
Wind Dir       E SE  S  S SW SW  W  N  E  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6  6  5  9  9 10 12 12 10  9  8  9  9  6 13 16 17 16 16 16 14 13
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     95100 99 98 86 73 50 26 18 11 22 32 44 55 61 67 63 58 50 42 42 42
PoP 12hr                     50           5           0           5          10
QPF 12hr                   0.22           0           0           0           0
Rain                    C  C
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3100   700  2800  4400  1900   200  2000  6800  1100   500
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    NW    NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10    16    16    11     8     5    12    29    23    13
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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          76      43    58      23    46      26    56      34    63
Temp          71 71 56   44 53 51 32   23 38 43 30   26 46 50 36   35 56 59
Dewpt         38 30 30   28 23 20 16   11 13 14 16   16 21 24 31   30 33 27
Min/Max RH       20      55    23      59    27      66    26      88    28
RH            31 22 37   52 31 29 50   59 35 30 55   66 38 36 82   81 41 30
PWind Dir        SW      SW    NW      NE    NE       E     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5       0    20

$$

TXZ026-171015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      37          67          39          69          54
Temp          45 43 40 38 38 38 44 60 67 60 49 44 40 39 46 62 69 67 61 59 57 54
Dewpt         21 19 26 30 32 34 36 33 29 28 31 30 34 34 37 46 49 48 50 53 53 50
Max/Min RH                   96          24          82          48          88
RH            38 38 58 74 80 86 73 36 24 29 49 57 78 82 71 55 49 50 67 80 88 86
Wind Dir      NE  E  E  S  S  S  W  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       8  5  5  8  8  6  8 11 10  8  6  8  6  5 11 13 17 16 17 16 14 13
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     93100 99 98 87 77 46 15 13 12 23 34 46 58 66 74 70 65 62 59 57 55
PoP 12hr                     60           5           0          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.26           0           0           0           0
Rain                    L  L
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3000  1000  2400  4200  1600   100  1800  1900  1100   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SW     W    NE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              8    12    11    11     6     4    11    27    21    20
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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          79      45    59      25    46      26    55      35    63
Temp          74 74 57   46 55 54 35   25 40 44 31   26 47 52 39   35 56 59
Dewpt         41 33 32   30 24 21 16   11 12 14 16   16 20 25 31   30 34 32
Min/Max RH       21      54    24      55    26      65    28      82    33
RH            30 22 38   54 30 27 46   55 31 30 53   65 34 35 73   81 43 35
PWind Dir        SW      SW    NW      NE     N      NE    SE       S     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5       5    20

$$

TXZ043-171015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      37          69          42          70          55
Temp          50 49 42 40 38 38 44 62 69 65 53 47 43 42 49 63 69 69 62 59 57 55
Dewpt         24 22 27 29 30 32 35 35 32 31 33 35 36 37 40 49 53 51 53 55 55 52
Max/Min RH                   87          24          82          52          92
RH            36 35 55 65 73 80 70 37 26 28 47 64 75 82 73 62 56 53 74 87 91 88
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  W  S SW SW NW NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      11  8  5  5  6  6 10 11  9  9  8  6  5  4 10 13 14 14 16 16 14 13
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     88 95 95 95 87 79 54 29 29 29 32 34 48 62 73 84 70 56 62 67 63 60
PoP 12hr                     70          10           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                   0.12           0           0           0           0
Rain                    L  L                                      S  S  S  S
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2200  1800  2700  4400  2500   100  1400  2000  1400  1500
T Wind Dir             NE    SW     W    NE     E     E     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             12     9    13    10     8     2    11    25    27    27
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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          80      48    65      29    49      29    57      39    64
Temp          74 77 58   48 61 60 40   29 42 46 33   29 48 56 42   40 57 62
Dewpt         42 35 38   37 31 28 28   17 16 15 18   18 24 29 36   36 39 35
Min/Max RH       21      64    25      64    25      64    31      89    34
RH            32 22 47   64 33 29 61   61 35 28 54   63 39 36 79   87 52 37
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      NE     N      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5      10    20

$$

TXZ035-171015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      37          66          39          71          48
Temp          44 43 39 38 38 38 43 59 66 62 48 44 40 40 46 61 70 70 59 54 52 48
Dewpt         27 25 27 29 32 33 34 32 29 26 29 31 32 33 37 45 48 43 44 47 45 42
Max/Min RH                   89          23          77          38          79
RH            51 49 61 70 80 81 70 36 25 25 47 61 74 77 69 56 46 38 58 77 77 79
Wind Dir       E  E SE  S SW  W  W  N  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  8  6  8  8 10 12 13  9  9  9  9  9  6 13 14 17 17 14 14 13 12
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     95100 99 97 88 79 57 34 26 18 25 31 46 60 66 72 63 53 49 45 42 38
PoP 12hr                     60           5           0          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.20           0           0           0           0
Rain                    L  L
Rain SHWRS     S  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1700   700  2200  3800  2000   200  1400  4600  1900   400
T Wind Dir             SE    SW     W    NE    SE    SE    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd              8    10    14     8     8     5    12    27    18    13
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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          73      41    62      24    47      26    57      35    63
Temp          67 69 52   41 57 56 34   24 39 44 30   26 47 54 38   35 55 61
Dewpt         36 29 30   28 25 20 18   14 14 13 16   16 21 25 32   30 33 24
Min/Max RH       20      59    22      65    25      66    27      85    24
RH            32 23 43   59 29 25 51   65 35 27 55   65 36 32 80   81 44 24
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       E    NE       E     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5      10    20

$$

TXZ031-171015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      37          67          39          70          55
Temp          47 45 40 38 38 38 44 61 67 61 49 43 41 39 47 62 70 68 62 59 57 55
Dewpt         23 22 27 30 32 34 37 34 29 29 31 31 33 34 38 48 50 48 50 53 53 50
Max/Min RH                   95          24          82          48          88
RH            39 40 59 74 79 85 75 36 24 29 50 61 72 82 70 59 48 49 65 81 87 84
Wind Dir      NE  E  E  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       8  6  4  6  6  8  9 12 10  8  6  8  8  6 12 14 17 14 14 17 16 13
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     95100 99 98 89 80 51 22 18 15 25 34 45 56 66 77 71 65 63 61 59 57
PoP 12hr                     60           5           0          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.25           0           0           0           0
Rain                    L  L
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2700  1400  2700  4200  2000   200  1700  2000  1300   900
T Wind Dir             SE    SW     W    NE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9    11    12    11     6     4    12    27    25    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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          80      47    62      26    47      27    56      37    64
Temp          74 74 59   48 58 56 36   26 42 44 32   27 47 52 39   37 57 60
Dewpt         41 33 33   31 25 22 19   13 13 14 17   16 20 25 31   32 35 33
Min/Max RH       20      52    22      56    25      63    27      82    32
RH            30 22 38   51 27 26 49   55 31 29 54   63 34 34 74   81 43 35
PWind Dir        SW      SW    NW      NE     N      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5       5    20

$$

TXZ029-171015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
142 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
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                      34          64          36          71          46
Temp          43 40 36 34 35 35 42 58 63 58 45 42 37 37 46 64 71 68 56 53 49 46
Dewpt         25 24 29 29 32 33 35 31 27 26 28 28 32 33 36 44 46 43 43 44 44 42
Max/Min RH                  100          23          89          39          88
RH            49 52 76 82 88 92 77 36 25 29 50 58 83 86 68 48 41 41 61 71 82 86
Wind Dir       E SE  S SW SW  W  W  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6  8  6 10 10 12 12 12  9  9  8  9  9  8 13 17 18 16 14 14 13 12
Clouds        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     96100 99 98 88 77 54 30 21 12 21 30 44 57 61 65 58 52 45 39 36 34
PoP 12hr                     50           5           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.23           0           0           0           0
Rain                    C  C
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2600   700  2100  4700  2000   200  2900  7400  2700   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    NW     E    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8    18    16     9     9     8    16    33    19    13
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           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
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          72      39    59      21    45      24    57      32    62
Temp          66 67 50   40 54 52 32   21 38 43 29   24 48 53 35   32 55 58
Dewpt         36 28 30   27 24 20 16   11 13 14 16   15 22 25 30   28 32 23
Min/Max RH       21      62    24      65    27      68    27      88    24
RH            33 23 46   60 31 28 52   65 35 31 58   67 35 34 82   84 42 25
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5    10       5     5      10    20

$$

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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