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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ024-252215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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          45          79          47          73
Temp             44 52 66 73 72 61 55 51 47 56 71 78 76 64 57 52 49 55 67 72 71
Dewpt            33 33 30 24 25 28 30 31 32 33 29 25 26 34 36 40 41 42 40 38 38
Min/Max RH                   17          58          15          73          26
RH               65 47 26 16 17 29 38 47 57 43 21 14 16 33 45 64 74 61 37 29 30
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW  W SE  S  S SE SW  W  W  W NW NW  N NW  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd         12 13 12  6  1  6  6  4  6 10 16 19 16 14 13 11 10 11  6  4  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  5 10 15 19 23 27 31 34 25 15 22 28 21 13 17 20 17 13 19 25
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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3900  6100  3900   200  8600 13000  8400  1700  4700  6700
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SE    SE    SW     W    NW     N     N    SW
T Wind Spd             19     9     6     4    12    23    29    21    13     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          48    69      50    65      46    70      45    74
Temp          56 49 64 67   56 51 61 64   53 48 64 68   54 47 67 72
Dewpt         41 42 49 51   49 49 43 43   42 41 40 39   40 40 41 39
Max/Min RH       66    35      69    36      77    30      76    31
RH            57 77 57 56   77 93 51 46   66 76 41 34   59 76 39 30
PWind Dir        SE    SE       E    NE       N     N      SW     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    60      50    50      50    10       5     5

$$

TXZ026-252215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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          46          82          48          74
Temp             44 53 68 75 74 62 57 52 48 57 73 81 79 66 58 53 50 56 68 73 72
Dewpt            34 35 32 29 28 29 32 32 34 37 34 27 30 33 38 42 42 43 42 41 39
Min/Max RH                   21          61          13          71          26
RH               68 50 26 18 18 28 38 46 58 47 24 14 17 29 47 66 74 62 39 31 30
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW  W SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NE SE
Wind Spd         11 14 13  9  3  6  8  6  8 13 16 18 14 13 13 13  9 12  9  4  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  4  9 13 16 20 24 28 31 30 28 24 20 18 16 18 19 15 11 13 14
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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3800  5100  3200   100  5700 12700  7600  2200  4800  5400
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    SE    SE     S     W    NW     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             16     8     6     6    13    20    31    20    14     3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          49    72      52    67      47    71      47    75
Temp          57 51 67 70   58 53 63 65   54 49 65 69   56 49 68 73
Dewpt         43 44 51 53   53 51 47 46   45 42 41 40   41 41 43 42
Max/Min RH       68    47      83    39      77    33      76    33
RH            59 77 56 55   83 93 56 50   71 77 41 35   57 74 40 33
PWind Dir         E    SE       E    NE       N    NW      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    60      70    50      50    20       5     5

$$

TXZ043-252215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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          50          83          49          77
Temp             43 51 68 75 74 64 60 56 52 60 75 82 80 67 60 55 51 58 70 76 75
Dewpt            33 34 33 28 28 30 32 34 36 37 33 25 22 26 32 38 41 44 42 41 39
Min/Max RH                   18          54          10          67          25
RH               67 52 27 17 18 28 35 43 54 43 21 12 12 21 35 54 70 61 36 28 27
Wind Dir          W NW NW  W SW SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  N NW NW  N  N NE SE
Wind Spd          6 12 10  5  3  6  6  6  8 14 16 20 20  9 11  9  6 10  6  3  4
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  5  9 13 17 19 21 23 25 28 31 22 12  9  5  7  8  7  6  9 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3900  6500  4000   100  8800 11800  7500  1500  4500  6700
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SE     S    SW     W     W     N     N     W
T Wind Spd             16    11     6     6    19    27    16    16    12     4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          51    76      54    71      48    72      49    79
Temp          60 53 70 74   61 55 66 69   56 50 66 70   58 51 72 77
Dewpt         43 46 55 54   52 49 43 44   45 42 41 40   41 40 42 38
Max/Min RH       74    36      73    27      74    29      71    25
RH            53 77 59 50   74 80 43 40   67 75 40 33   54 67 34 24
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     N      NW    NW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    60      60    50      40    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-252215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      75          46          79          44          75
Temp             41 49 67 74 73 61 56 52 48 56 71 78 76 62 55 50 46 54 68 74 73
Dewpt            32 31 28 25 23 27 29 31 31 31 25 21 22 29 33 36 38 41 39 35 33
Min/Max RH                   15          54          12          76          23
RH               70 50 23 16 15 27 35 44 51 38 18 12 13 28 43 58 73 61 34 24 23
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S
Wind Spd          9 12  9  6  8  8 10 12 12 16 23 23 21 12 12 11  9 10  5  4 10
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  5 10 15 19 23 28 33 38 28 18 17 15 12  9 10 11 13 15 17 19
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4400  5900  3600   300  8000 11800  8000  1300  4700  7600
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S     S     W     W     N     N     N    SW
T Wind Spd             17    10     8    10    21    26    23    16     9     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          49    74      49    65      44    69      45    77
Temp          58 51 68 72   56 50 61 63   52 46 63 67   54 47 69 75
Dewpt         37 42 47 38   38 42 41 39   41 39 37 33   37 37 36 31
Max/Min RH       67    17      63    28      73    24      68    18
RH            45 71 47 29   51 74 48 41   66 76 38 28   52 68 30 20
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SW     N       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    40      40    50      40    10       0     5

$$

TXZ031-252215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      75          47          84          48          76
Temp             44 52 67 74 73 62 57 53 50 59 75 83 81 67 59 54 50 57 69 75 74
Dewpt            34 35 33 28 29 29 32 32 34 37 34 27 28 32 37 41 43 44 43 41 41
Min/Max RH                   20          61          12          72          27
RH               69 53 28 18 19 28 38 44 55 44 22 13 14 27 44 61 76 62 39 29 30
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NE SE
Wind Spd         11 14 12  9  3  6  8  6  9 12 16 20 16 12 13 12  9 12  9  4  6
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  4  9 13 16 19 23 26 29 28 26 22 18 16 13 15 16 13 10 13 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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3800  5300  3400   200  9400 13300  8800  2000  4900  5600
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    SE    SE     S     W    NW    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd             18     9     8     8    16    23    28    19    14     4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          49    74      53    70      47    72      47    77
Temp          58 51 68 72   59 54 65 68   55 49 66 70   56 49 70 75
Dewpt         44 44 52 54   54 52 47 46   46 43 42 42   43 42 44 43
Max/Min RH       73    43      84    35      80    32      78    33
RH            60 79 59 54   83 95 52 46   71 79 42 37   62 76 39 32
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    NE      NW    NW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    60      70    50      50    10       5     5

$$

TXZ029-252215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
443 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                      72          43          76          42          72
Temp             38 47 64 71 70 58 53 49 45 53 68 75 73 60 53 48 44 51 65 71 70
Dewpt            32 32 29 25 24 28 30 31 31 32 27 24 26 33 34 38 39 42 39 36 35
Min/Max RH                   17          60          16          82          25
RH               79 56 27 18 18 32 41 50 58 44 21 15 17 36 48 68 82 71 38 28 27
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  S  S
Wind Spd         10 12  9  5  4  6  8  9  8 13 21 20 19 14 13 10  9  9  5  4  8
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  6 11 17 21 25 30 35 39 25 10 16 21 14  6 11 16 16 16 19 22
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4600  5900  3600   200  8400 12500  8800  1200  4800  7500
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S     S     W     W     N     N     N    SW
T Wind Spd             18    10     8    10    19    23    26    14     9     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          47    70      46    62      42    67      43    73
Temp          55 49 64 68   53 47 58 60   49 44 61 65   52 45 66 71
Dewpt         37 42 47 42   40 44 42 40   40 39 38 34   37 38 38 32
Max/Min RH       72    22      74    36      79    27      79    23
RH            51 77 54 39   61 89 55 47   71 82 42 31   56 76 36 24
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SW    NE       N     N      SW     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    50      40    50      50    10       0     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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