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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

TXZ024-182215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      58          32          61          37          69
Temp             50 52 56 58 48 41 37 35 32 40 55 61 52 45 42 39 37 45 63 69 60
Dewpt            34 30 25 20 18 18 19 19 18 20 19 19 20 21 22 21 22 22 26 26 28
Min/Max RH                   23          57          19          55          20
RH               53 42 30 23 30 39 47 52 55 45 24 19 29 38 46 48 55 40 25 20 29
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         23 29 26 19  9  4  4  4  4  4 11 13  9  9 10 10 10 13 13 11  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  4  4  8  9 22  5  7  7  8  8 27
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5600  6100   100   100  4500  5300   200   200  2100  3400
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             42    20     5     6     5    12     9     9    14    11
RFTI              2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            45    64      37    61      41    70      46    73
Temp          50   45 60 54 42   37 56 53 45   41 64 61 51   46 68 64
Dewpt         26   22 26 27 29   28 27 30 32   32 34 37 37   36 35 35
Max/Min RH         41    24      70    29      70    29      69    25
RH            39   39 27 36 59   70 32 40 59   69 33 42 60   69 30 35
PWind Dir           W     N      NE    SW      SW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-182215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      60          33          61          36          67
Temp             50 53 58 60 50 42 38 36 33 40 55 61 52 45 41 39 36 44 61 67 58
Dewpt            36 33 30 22 20 20 21 21 20 21 19 19 21 22 23 23 24 24 27 28 30
Min/Max RH                   22          59          19          61          23
RH               57 47 34 23 30 40 49 55 58 46 24 19 30 40 48 53 61 45 27 23 34
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         23 28 28 21 10  5  4  3  4  4  9 12  9  9  9  8  9 11 14 13 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  3  4  6  7 22  6 13  9  7  9 24
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5700  6200   100     0  4000  5100   100     0  1900  3800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W     W     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             40    23     5     5     5    12     8     6    13    14
RFTI              2  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            43    64      37    58      39    68      44    72
Temp          48   43 60 54 42   37 54 51 43   39 62 59 49   44 66 62
Dewpt         32   28 28 29 28   28 25 29 29   31 34 38 38   36 37 37
Max/Min RH         57    26      69    30      74    31      73    28
RH            54   55 30 38 56   69 32 43 58   72 35 46 66   73 34 39
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    SE       S    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-182215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      62          34          61          36          67
Temp             56 58 61 62 51 44 40 37 34 41 56 61 52 45 41 39 36 44 61 67 59
Dewpt            37 35 31 26 23 23 23 24 23 24 20 19 21 25 25 26 25 26 29 31 32
Min/Max RH                   25          65          20          65          26
RH               49 44 32 25 32 43 51 58 63 50 25 20 30 45 53 61 64 49 30 26 37
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 21 25 21  9  4  3  3  3  4  5  8  5  6  6  5  5 10 13 13  9
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         7 15  0  5  3  2  1  1  2  3  6  6 10 10 21  5  7  6  9 11 24
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4900  5900   200   100  4400  5100   100   100  1800  2800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             34    26     4     5     4     8     6     5    16    18
RFTI              0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            45    65      38    59      40    68      45    73
Temp          49   45 61 55 43   38 55 52 44   40 62 59 50   45 67 64
Dewpt         34   30 31 29 30   29 26 29 31   31 33 35 37   36 35 37
Max/Min RH         63    27      70    29      71    28      71    27
RH            56   55 32 37 60   70 33 41 60   69 33 40 62   71 31 38
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    SE       S    NW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-182215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      57          30          59          33          68
Temp             48 50 55 57 47 39 35 33 30 38 53 59 49 42 38 36 33 42 61 68 58
Dewpt            33 29 23 19 17 19 19 19 18 21 18 16 18 21 22 23 23 24 25 24 24
Min/Max RH                   22          63          18          67          19
RH               55 43 28 22 30 43 51 57 60 51 25 18 29 42 52 60 66 48 25 19 27
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         20 29 27 20  9  4  3  3  4  4 12 14 10 10  9  9  9 11 13 13 10
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         6 15  6  4  1  1  1  1  4  6  6  6 16 19 21  3  3  5 12 13 30
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD BD
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4500  5500   200   100  3400  4400   100   100  1900  3300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             39    20     4     4     6    11     9     8    14    17
RFTI              1  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            42    64      34    61      38    69      42    71
Temp          47   42 60 53 40   34 56 52 43   38 63 59 47   42 65 61
Dewpt         27   22 24 25 27   27 26 28 29   30 32 35 35   33 33 34
Max/Min RH         46    22      75    27      73    27      70    25
RH            45   44 25 34 59   74 32 39 58   72 31 41 62   69 30 36
PWind Dir           W     N       E    SW      SW     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   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

$$

TXZ031-182215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      62          34          62          36          68
Temp             53 55 60 62 51 44 40 37 34 41 56 62 52 45 41 39 36 44 62 68 59
Dewpt            36 33 30 23 21 22 22 21 21 21 19 19 22 23 24 24 24 24 27 29 32
Min/Max RH                   22          59          19          60          23
RH               51 43 32 22 30 41 48 53 58 45 23 19 30 41 50 55 60 44 27 23 36
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         23 27 28 21  9  5  4  3  4  4  9 11  8  9  8  8  8 12 14 13 10
Clouds           CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         2  6  0  0  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  4  7  8 22  5 11 10  7  9 25
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5500  6200   200   100  4600  5400   200   200  1800  3800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             39    24     5     5     4    10     9     8    18    17
RFTI              2  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            44    66      37    60      40    69      45    74
Temp          49   44 62 55 43   37 55 52 44   40 63 60 50   45 68 64
Dewpt         32   28 29 29 29   29 25 29 30   32 34 38 38   37 36 37
Max/Min RH         54    25      71    28      73    30      73    25
RH            53   53 29 37 58   71 31 41 58   71 33 45 63   73 30 36
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE    SE       S    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-182215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
418 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      55          28          58          33          67
Temp             46 48 53 55 45 37 33 31 28 36 52 58 49 42 38 36 33 42 60 67 58
Dewpt            33 27 23 18 16 18 19 18 18 20 19 17 18 20 22 23 22 23 25 24 23
Min/Max RH                   23          67          20          64          19
RH               59 43 30 23 31 45 55 59 65 52 27 20 29 41 52 60 63 47 26 19 26
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N NW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW
Wind Spd         23 28 26 18  8  3  3  3  4  4 12 14  9  9  9  9  9 12 13 12  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  3  5  5 11 10 20  3  4  5 11 11 32
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD BD
Wind              Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4800  5600   200   100  3500  4400   200   200  1800  3000
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             40    20     4     4     9    14    11    11    17    16
RFTI              2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            42    62      34    60      39    68      41    70
Temp          47   42 58 51 40   34 55 52 43   39 62 58 46   41 64 60
Dewpt         25   22 25 27 28   27 28 28 30   31 34 36 35   34 34 35
Max/Min RH         46    25      75    29      74    30      76    27
RH            42   44 28 39 63   74 35 39 59   72 35 44 64   75 32 39
PWind Dir           W     N       E    SW      SW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   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

$$

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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