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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

TXZ024-201100-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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          73          43          64          36
Temp          61 50 41 40 40 37 46 64 73 58 48 44 45 43 49 61 63 53 44 40 39 36
Dewpt         15 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 25 24 24 21 22 22 28 30 30 31 31 31 29
Max/Min RH                   53          16          46          27          78
RH            16 28 40 43 45 52 39 22 17 27 40 46 38 43 34 28 29 41 61 69 75 76
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW SW
Wind Spd      11  8  9 10  9  9 12 13 11  6  8 10 12 13 17 20 18  8  5  4  3  4
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  7 12 18 10  3  3  3  8 13 18 23 24 25 20 16 12  9  3  8  7 12
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     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  1800  2900   100   200  4200  5400   100   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N    NW     W
T Wind Spd              9     9    17    12    10    16    24    20     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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      46    74      48    78      49    68      42    67
Temp          59 57 47   46 69 62 52   48 72 66 54   49 63 58 45   42 60 57
Dewpt         30 32 32   34 38 41 41   39 37 36 34   37 32 33 34   34 33 35
Min/Max RH       27      64    28      73    23      63    26      73    29
RH            34 38 56   64 32 46 67   71 28 33 46   63 31 39 67   73 36 44
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-201100-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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                      35          72          41          67          36
Temp          62 52 44 40 38 36 47 64 71 60 50 45 43 41 51 64 66 55 46 41 38 36
Dewpt         15 18 20 22 23 24 25 27 28 30 32 31 28 28 26 28 31 31 32 31 30 29
Max/Min RH                   64          19          59          25          75
RH            16 26 38 48 54 61 42 24 20 32 50 58 55 59 37 25 27 40 58 67 73 75
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW
Wind Spd       9  8  9  9  8  8 11 16 13  9  8  5  5 10 17 21 19 10  8  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  5 11 17 11  6  4  2  6 10 16 22 26 30 27 23 17 10  4  8  9 12
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     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt                 0     0  1900  3000     0   100  4200  5600   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     S     S     S    NW     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     6    12    17     8     8    25    23     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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          65      44    74      46    77      49    70      42    66
Temp          58 57 47   45 69 62 50   46 71 67 54   49 66 60 46   42 61 57
Dewpt         28 32 33   35 38 42 42   40 40 38 37   38 33 34 35   35 32 36
Min/Max RH       25      70    28      79    25      66    25      76    29
RH            32 38 58   68 32 48 74   79 32 34 52   66 29 37 65   76 33 45
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       S    SW       W    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-201100-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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          69          43          67          36
Temp          60 52 43 40 36 35 45 60 69 61 52 48 45 43 52 62 67 59 49 44 39 36
Dewpt         16 17 21 24 25 26 28 30 31 32 34 34 34 28 27 27 30 30 32 32 32 31
Max/Min RH                   76          24          65          25          81
RH            18 25 40 52 63 71 50 31 24 33 50 58 65 56 38 26 26 33 52 63 78 81
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NW
Wind Spd       6  4  5  6  5  5 10 14 13  9  9  9  8  6 17 23 21 11  8  4  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      9  7 12 16 10  4  3  2  7 12 18 24 23 22 18 14 11  8  5  7  6 10
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     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  2000  2500   100   200  3000  4700   200   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6    12    17    10    11    27    27     6     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  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           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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          65      45    75      47    76      50    71      42    67
Temp          56 59 49   45 69 66 53   47 69 69 56   50 65 64 49   42 60 61
Dewpt         29 31 33   34 36 39 40   40 40 36 38   37 40 35 36   36 35 37
Min/Max RH       27      65    25      75    25      61    30      78    32
RH            36 35 55   65 30 37 62   75 35 30 52   61 39 35 62   78 40 41
PWind Dir         W      SW     N       S    SW      SW     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-201100-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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                      32          71          41          65          34
Temp          57 48 42 37 35 32 42 61 71 60 51 46 41 42 49 61 65 56 45 39 35 34
Dewpt         14 15 17 19 20 21 23 24 21 21 25 25 22 23 24 24 28 28 30 30 30 29
Max/Min RH                   66          14          46          22          85
RH            18 26 36 48 54 63 46 24 15 22 36 43 46 46 37 24 25 34 55 70 82 82
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  S
Wind Spd      11  9 10 10  9  9 11 14 16 10 10 10 11 13 20 25 21 11  6  4  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      8 12 17 21 11  1  3  6 13 20 23 26 23 19 14  8  9 10  5  9  9 12
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     5     5     5     5     4     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  1500  2400   100   100  3300  4500   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     8    13    16    10    14    27    21     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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          66      40    74      43    77      46    69      38    65
Temp          58 59 44   41 67 64 49   43 70 68 53   46 63 60 44   38 57 57
Dewpt         30 30 31   32 36 39 39   36 35 32 33   34 33 31 32   33 34 35
Min/Max RH       27      73    26      76    20      63    25      82    32
RH            34 33 60   70 32 40 68   76 27 26 46   63 32 33 62   82 42 43
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-201100-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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          74          42          69          36
Temp          63 51 42 38 35 34 48 65 74 61 51 46 44 43 53 65 68 57 47 42 38 36
Dewpt         16 18 20 22 23 24 25 27 29 31 32 30 27 26 27 28 31 31 31 31 30 30
Max/Min RH                   66          19          54          24          78
RH            16 27 40 53 61 66 41 24 19 32 48 54 51 52 36 25 26 37 53 67 72 78
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  W
Wind Spd       9  8  8  8  8  8 12 17 14  9  9  8  6 10 18 21 19 10  8  4  4  4
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  6 11 17 11  5  3  2  6 11 16 22 25 28 25 21 16 10  3  8  8 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     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     3
Mix Hgt               200   200  1900  2800   200   200  4200  5800   200   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     W     N     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     6    17    18    10     9    25    24     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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          66      45    75      47    79      50    71      42    68
Temp          58 57 48   46 70 63 51   47 73 68 54   50 67 60 47   42 62 59
Dewpt         28 32 33   34 38 42 41   41 39 37 36   39 35 34 35   35 33 36
Min/Max RH       25      65    28      79    23      66    26      76    28
RH            33 39 57   63 31 46 68   79 29 32 50   66 30 37 63   76 33 42
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       S    SW       W    NE       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-201100-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
200 PM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Date           11/19/17      Mon 11/20/17            Tue 11/21/17            Wed
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                      32          71          40          62          32
Temp          58 49 40 37 35 33 42 61 71 58 47 43 40 41 48 59 61 52 43 38 34 32
Dewpt         14 15 17 20 21 22 22 22 20 20 22 22 22 22 24 26 30 29 31 31 30 29
Max/Min RH                   66          14          48          27          89
RH            17 25 39 50 56 63 44 22 14 23 37 43 48 46 39 28 31 41 62 76 85 88
Wind Dir      SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SW
Wind Spd      12  6  8  9  8  8 12 14 13  6  8  6 10 12 19 21 20  9  5  3  3  4
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      5  9 13 18 10  1  3  4 11 17 21 25 22 20 15  9  9  9  4  8  8 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     5     5     5     5     5     2     4     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  1600  2400   100   200  3500  4500   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW     N     N     N     W
T Wind Spd             10    12    17    16    10    16    27    19     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17
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          65      40    72      43    74      45    67      36    64
Temp          56 55 43   41 66 60 48   43 67 64 51   45 62 57 40   36 56 55
Dewpt         30 31 32   33 38 40 38   37 35 33 32   35 32 32 32   33 34 35
Min/Max RH       29      76    30      79    23      68    27      89    34
RH            37 40 65   73 36 47 68   79 30 31 48   68 32 38 73   89 43 47
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       S    SW       W    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       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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