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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

TXZ024-272215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      73          49          70          49          68
Temp             46 53 66 72 71 62 57 53 50 56 65 69 68 60 56 53 50 55 63 67 66
Dewpt            38 39 40 38 37 38 41 44 48 51 49 45 46 45 43 38 40 39 37 34 38
Min/Max RH                   26          84          48          74          30
RH               73 59 38 29 29 42 55 71 93 83 56 42 44 59 62 57 68 55 38 29 36
Wind Dir         NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd          5  5  4  5 10 10  9  9  9 11 11 14 17 12  5  6  5  8  8  8 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B2
Clouds(%)        16 16 15 21 27 32 36 64 91 90 89 74 66 72 69 45 40 17 47 54 75
PoP 12hr                      0           5          70          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.80        0.22        0.09
Rain SHWRS                                L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     5     5     4     4     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3100  4500  2800   600   900   900  2400  2000  3300  3200
T Wind Dir              N    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             10    11    10    10    14    13    19    13    13    23
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          44    69      42    76      48    69      45    65
Temp          52 46 63 67   52 44 68 74   57 50 64 67   53 46 60 63
Dewpt         40 37 36 38   37 39 40 37   44 44 34 39   43 41 41 38
Max/Min RH       72    31      80    28      80    32      78    34
RH            63 71 37 34   56 81 36 26   63 79 32 36   69 83 48 39
PWind Dir        NW    NW       E    SE      SE    NW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30     5       0     0      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ026-272215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      74          50          73          52          73
Temp             49 56 68 73 72 63 58 54 52 57 68 72 71 63 59 56 53 59 68 72 71
Dewpt            39 40 41 40 39 40 43 46 50 51 52 51 49 48 51 46 45 42 40 35 40
Min/Max RH                   28          80          53          77          30
RH               68 55 37 30 30 43 57 74 93 80 57 48 46 58 75 69 74 53 36 26 32
Wind Dir         NW  N NE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SW NW
Wind Spd          8  5  4  4  8  9 10 10 11 12 13 14 18 13  6  8  5  8  8  8 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        17 15 13 19 25 26 27 58 90 92 95 85 79 67 85 58 49 28 40 36 68
PoP 12hr                      0           5          70          70          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        1.31        0.48        0.04
Rain SHWRS                                L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     5     5     5     4     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3400  4200  2500   500   900  1800   800  1000  4800  4600
T Wind Dir              N     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     W    NW
T Wind Spd             10     9     8    10    17    20    10     6    12    18
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    69      44    76      50    71      46    67
Temp          55 48 63 67   53 46 69 74   58 52 66 69   54 47 62 65
Dewpt         42 39 39 39   40 40 43 42   45 44 41 41   47 42 43 42
Max/Min RH       71    36      83    32      77    37      77    38
RH            61 71 41 36   61 79 39 32   62 74 40 36   77 83 50 43
PWind Dir        NW    NW       E    SE      SE     E      NE     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30     5       0     0      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ043-272215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      76          56          79          51          75
Temp             46 54 69 75 74 67 63 60 58 63 73 78 77 66 60 56 53 59 69 74 73
Dewpt            37 39 40 38 36 39 44 50 55 57 56 47 43 47 48 44 40 39 37 34 36
Min/Max RH                   24          88          40          70          23
RH               70 57 35 26 25 36 50 68 90 81 55 33 30 49 63 64 60 47 31 23 26
Wind Dir         NW  N  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW NW
Wind Spd          5  5  4  4  6  9 10 10  9 13 14 16 17 13  6  6  6 10 12 13 12
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         5  9 13 16 19 23 28 57 87 87 85 68 66 76 76 57 33 14 31 28 57
PoP 12hr                      0           5          60          60          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.24        0.33        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     2     5     5     4     4     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2900  4200  2200   600  5500  6000  3200  1200  8500 11500
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E     E    SE     S     S    NW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             12     8     9    10    17    25    25    11    13    17
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    73      48    83      54    76      48    70
Temp          55 48 67 71   58 50 75 81   63 56 70 74   57 50 65 68
Dewpt         41 39 39 37   39 40 40 36   46 44 38 35   46 44 45 41
Max/Min RH       73    28      70    21      67    25      83    36
RH            58 73 36 29   48 68 28 20   54 64 31 24   68 80 48 37
PWind Dir        NW    NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10     5       0     0      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ035-272215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      76          52          76          45          68
Temp             42 51 68 75 74 65 60 56 54 60 70 75 74 61 54 50 47 52 62 67 66
Dewpt            36 37 37 33 31 33 38 43 49 50 39 30 27 27 33 35 34 33 35 31 33
Min/Max RH                   21          78          25          63          26
RH               79 59 32 21 20 30 44 62 83 69 32 19 17 27 45 56 60 48 36 26 29
Wind Dir          N NE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd          5  5  6  9 13 13 13 12 11 13 13 18 21 13  9  8  9 11 12 12 17
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         6  9 13 18 24 30 35 55 73 84 62 40 17 47 49 43 31 21 45 65 69
PoP 12hr                      0           0          50          30          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.21        0.07        0.05
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                     C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     3     3     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3700  7700  3900   500  4900 13300  8200   600  9600  8300
T Wind Dir             NE     S    SE    SE     S     S     W    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd              9    12    17    17    16    28    14     5     9    23
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          42    72      45    80      48    70      44    66
Temp          51 44 65 70   55 47 72 77   58 50 64 68   52 46 61 64
Dewpt         37 37 35 32   33 36 32 28   41 33 31 30   39 40 37 32
Max/Min RH       73    24      68    17      54    23      79    29
RH            59 76 33 24   43 65 23 16   53 52 29 24   61 79 41 30
PWind Dir        NW    NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20     0       0     0      20    10      30    20

$$

TXZ031-272215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      76          52          76          51          74
Temp             47 55 69 75 74 65 60 56 54 60 70 75 74 64 59 55 53 58 68 73 72
Dewpt            39 40 41 40 39 40 43 47 51 52 53 50 46 48 50 45 44 42 40 35 41
Min/Max RH                   27          81          47          80          29
RH               74 57 36 28 28 40 54 71 89 76 55 41 37 56 74 69 73 55 35 25 33
Wind Dir          N  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW NW
Wind Spd          9  5  4  4  8 10 10 10 11 12 13 13 19 13  6  5  5  9  8  9 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        16 14 13 18 24 25 26 58 90 90 94 81 72 70 80 55 41 21 40 38 69
PoP 12hr                      0           5          70          60          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.87        0.47        0.04
Rain SHWRS                                L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                     L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     5     5     5     4     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3400  4300  2600   600  1200  3500  2500  2200  6600  6200
T Wind Dir              N     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     W    NW
T Wind Spd             12     9     8    10    16    24    20    12    13    19
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    71      44    78      52    73      47    68
Temp          55 48 65 69   54 46 70 76   60 54 68 71   55 49 63 66
Dewpt         43 39 40 40   41 41 43 41   47 45 39 42   47 44 43 43
Max/Min RH       73    35      85    29      77    34      80    39
RH            65 72 40 35   61 83 37 29   63 73 35 34   75 82 49 43
PWind Dir        NW    NW       E    SE      SE     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20     5       0     0      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ029-272215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
435 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Date             Mon 03/27/17            Tue 03/28/17            Wed 03/29/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      73          48          72          43          65
Temp             40 49 65 72 71 61 56 52 50 56 66 71 70 58 52 48 45 50 59 64 63
Dewpt            37 38 37 35 34 36 39 43 48 50 44 37 33 29 34 35 36 36 36 33 36
Min/Max RH                   24          88          35          73          30
RH               89 66 35 26 26 39 53 71 93 80 45 29 25 33 50 60 70 58 42 31 36
Wind Dir          N NE  E  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  4  4  6 12 13 11 10  9 12 11 16 20 12  6  5  6  9 10  9 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        15 14 14 20 26 31 36 59 83 88 73 56 55 59 52 38 32 19 52 64 75
PoP 12hr                      0           0          60          30          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.38        0.07        0.10
Rain SHWRS                                L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     3     3     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4300  8000  4400   600  1900 11600  7700  1300  4400  4000
T Wind Dir             NE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SW    SW    NW     N
T Wind Spd              8    11    16    17    17    27    10     6    10    23
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          Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17  Sun 04/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          40    68      42    76      44    67      41    64
Temp          49 42 61 66   52 44 68 73   54 46 61 65   49 43 59 62
Dewpt         37 37 36 35   34 36 35 32   40 37 33 31   38 38 37 34
Max/Min RH       82    28      79    22      73    27      82    34
RH            63 82 39 32   50 73 29 22   59 71 35 28   66 82 44 35
PWind Dir        NW    NW       S     S       S    SW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         30     5       0     0      20    20      30    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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