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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

TXZ024-211030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          97          68          98          70
Temp          95 93 82 75 73 70 81 91 96 94 82 74 71 68 79 90 97 96 83 76 73 70
Dewpt         60 60 61 62 63 63 63 60 56 52 54 56 57 57 59 57 55 54 57 59 60 63
Max/Min RH                   78          24          68          23          78
RH            32 33 49 64 72 78 54 37 26 24 39 53 61 68 50 33 25 25 41 56 64 78
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8 10 10  8  4  4 11 11 13 16 10  9  5  4  5  6  9 11  9  6  5  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     13 12 13 17 20 20 11 14 16 24 37 44 48 31 19 12  8 13 13 26 22 25
PoP 12hr                      5           0          10           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              5500   600  7300  8800  4400   600  5600  7100  4100   600
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SE     E     S    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             17     9    10    12     6     8     4     9     8    10
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      69    87      63    79      61    83      64    88
Temp          91 89   74 69 81 85   70 63 73 78   64 61 73 82   67 64 78 86
Dewpt         59 57   63 63 58 58   56 55 51 50   52 54 51 51   53 56 55 55
Min/Max RH       27      80    38      75    36      78    33      75    33
RH            34 34   69 80 46 40   60 75 46 37   66 78 46 34   62 75 45 35
PWind Dir        SE       E     E      NE    NE       E    SE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      30    30      20    20      30    20      10    10

$$

TXZ026-211030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          96          69          97          71
Temp          95 93 83 77 73 71 83 92 96 94 82 76 71 70 81 90 96 96 84 78 73 72
Dewpt         63 60 61 60 62 61 62 58 53 52 56 58 58 59 61 59 58 56 61 63 63 64
Max/Min RH                   73          23          70          26          79
RH            35 33 47 56 68 71 49 32 24 24 41 54 63 68 51 35 28 26 46 60 71 76
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd       6 10  9  9  5  4 10 10 11 13 11  9  4  4  5  6  8 11  9  8  5  5
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     12 10  7 14 12 17 11 10  6 14 28 36 38 29 15 12 10  7  5 13 18 26
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              5200   200  4700  7800  3500   300  4100  5400  3100   500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     6    11    12     9     4     6    10     9     9
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      70    89      64    82      62    84      65    89
Temp          92 91   75 70 83 87   72 64 76 79   68 62 77 83   71 65 83 87
Dewpt         61 59   64 63 59 58   57 55 52 52   53 54 52 51   55 54 56 54
Min/Max RH       29      79    35      73    35      75    32      68    30
RH            36 34   69 78 44 38   59 73 43 39   59 75 42 33   57 68 40 32
PWind Dir        SE       E     E      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      30    30      20    20      30    20      10     5

$$

TXZ043-211030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          96          68          97          71
Temp          94 92 82 77 72 70 82 90 96 93 82 76 71 68 81 90 96 95 84 79 75 72
Dewpt         65 65 63 62 63 62 63 59 53 53 56 57 58 59 62 59 58 56 60 63 63 64
Max/Min RH                   78          23          72          26          78
RH            39 41 53 61 73 76 53 35 24 26 41 53 63 72 53 36 28 27 44 57 68 76
Wind Dir       E SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  9  6  6  4  4  6  5  9 11  8  6  4  4  4  5  5  9  8  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     17 11  9  8 11 13  9  6  9 12  8 23 24 21 13 16 14  6  5 17 16 22
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5000   200  4700  6800  3500   500  4100  5400  3200   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     S
T Wind Spd              8     4     6    11     6     3     8     9     6     4
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          98      71    90      65    84      62    83      65    89
Temp          93 95   78 71 84 88   73 65 77 82   69 62 76 82   70 65 85 88
Dewpt         61 58   66 65 61 58   62 58 56 54   57 56 54 53   55 56 57 57
Min/Max RH       27      84    34      82    36      81    35      74    34
RH            35 29   66 81 46 36   69 79 48 38   65 81 46 36   59 72 40 35
PWind Dir        SE       E     E       E    NE       E     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          5      20    30      20    20      30    20      20    10

$$

TXZ035-211030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          96          68          99          70
Temp          93 92 81 77 73 71 81 91 95 94 82 76 72 68 80 92 98 97 84 79 74 70
Dewpt         59 58 60 61 62 61 62 60 56 52 53 54 56 56 57 55 52 51 54 56 58 59
Max/Min RH                   73          24          65          20          68
RH            32 32 49 58 68 71 53 36 27 24 37 46 57 65 45 29 21 21 36 45 57 68
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd       6 10 11 11  6  5 11  9 12 14 13 10  5  6  6  8  9 12 11 10  8  6
Clouds        FW SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     22 27 16 21 26 19 12 22 22 32 37 43 49 32 17 10  6 16 10 32 26 11
PoP 12hr                      5           5          20           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.03           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     4
Mix Hgt              6000   900  6900  8900  4800   400  6700  8900  5300   700
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14     9    10     9     6     4     3     3     9    10
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          98      68    88      61    80      60    82      63    87
Temp          95 94   75 68 80 85   70 61 74 79   65 60 76 81   68 63 81 86
Dewpt         54 51   61 61 57 54   57 55 51 51   52 52 51 50   52 54 54 52
Min/Max RH       21      78    31      84    36      75    33      72    30
RH            25 23   62 78 45 35   63 81 44 38   63 75 42 34   57 72 39 31
PWind Dir        SE       E     E       E     E       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      20    30      20    20      30    20      20    10

$$

TXZ031-211030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          97          68          98          70
Temp          95 93 83 77 73 70 84 91 96 94 82 76 71 69 82 91 97 97 84 78 73 71
Dewpt         63 62 61 61 62 62 63 58 53 54 56 57 58 59 61 59 57 57 60 62 62 64
Max/Min RH                   78          23          72          26          80
RH            35 36 48 58 70 75 50 33 24 25 41 53 63 70 50 34 27 27 44 58 68 80
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd       6  9  9  9  5  4 10  9 11 13 10  6  4  4  4  6  8 10  9  6  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     20 11  8 13 11 15 10 10  7 14 28 34 34 28 15 16 13  7  5 14 17 27
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5200   300  4900  8200  3600   500  4300  5700  3100   400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             10     6    10    12     9     3     5     9     8     5
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          97      70    89      64    84      62    84      65    89
Temp          93 93   76 70 84 87   72 64 77 82   68 62 76 83   70 65 82 88
Dewpt         62 59   65 64 60 58   58 56 53 53   54 54 53 52   55 55 56 55
Min/Max RH       29      83    35      75    34      77    33      72    32
RH            36 33   69 80 45 39   62 75 43 38   61 75 45 34   59 70 42 34
PWind Dir        SE       E     E      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      30    30      20    20      20    20      10     5

$$

TXZ029-211030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
402 PM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

Date           06/20/17      Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      68          95          66          97          68
Temp          92 91 80 75 71 68 81 90 95 93 81 73 69 66 79 90 96 95 82 76 72 68
Dewpt         59 58 59 61 62 62 63 60 56 53 53 55 57 57 58 55 53 52 55 56 58 60
Max/Min RH                   81          26          73          22          76
RH            33 33 49 62 73 81 54 37 27 26 38 53 66 73 49 31 24 23 40 50 61 76
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  8 11 10  6  4 11 10 12 13 11  8  4  4  6  6  9 11 10  8  5  5
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     12 18 16 19 26 13  9 16 19 35 35 47 55 36 17  7  7 17 14 26 25 11
PoP 12hr                      5           5          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.09           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              6500  1100  7200  9900  5500   500  7500  9200  5500   600
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14    11    11     8     6     4     3     4     9    10
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           06/23  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          95      65    86      59    78      58    81      61    86
Temp          93 88   71 65 80 83   64 59 72 76   59 58 74 80   63 61 79 83
Dewpt         55 54   61 60 57 55   55 54 50 50   51 53 51 52   52 55 55 54
Min/Max RH       24      84    35      84    37      83    37      81    34
RH            28 31   71 84 45 38   73 83 46 40   75 83 44 38   67 81 44 37
PWind Dir        SE       E     E       E     E       E    SE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      30    30      20    20      30    20      20    10

$$

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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