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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

TXZ024-151030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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                      72          96          71          94          71
Temp          93 93 83 78 75 72 86 92 95 94 82 76 74 71 83 91 94 91 80 76 73 72
Dewpt         58 56 58 59 59 59 59 58 55 56 59 61 62 63 62 61 59 61 62 64 65 65
Max/Min RH                   64          26          76          31          82
RH            31 29 43 54 58 64 40 32 27 28 46 59 66 75 49 38 31 38 54 67 76 80
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W  S SE SE SE  S  S NW  N  E SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       5  6  5  6  5  6  6  2  4  5  4  4  4  3  3  4  6  9  4  5  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)     46 39 30 23 16 19 13 21 33 44 45 46 50 52 42 53 58 68 69 50 56 41
PoP 12hr                     20          10          10          30          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0        0.05        0.04
Rain SHWRS     C  S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              7200   200 10300 12100  7700   100  8900 11400  5800   500
T Wind Dir              S     W     W    SE     S     W     N    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     8     3     3     5     5     5     8    13     6
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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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          94      71    94      71    94      72    95      72    95
Temp          89 91   76 71 89 93   77 71 89 93   77 72 90 93   77 72 90 94
Dewpt         62 60   62 64 61 58   63 64 62 58   62 63 62 58   61 62 60 57
Min/Max RH       33      79    30      78    30      73    29      71    28
RH            42 35   62 78 40 32   63 78 41 32   60 73 40 31   58 71 37 29
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5     5       5    10       5    20       5    10

$$

TXZ026-151030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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                      73          97          73          95          73
Temp          97 95 85 80 77 74 87 94 97 94 83 78 75 73 84 92 95 93 82 78 75 74
Dewpt         60 58 60 62 62 61 62 60 58 58 61 64 64 65 65 64 62 63 64 65 66 66
Max/Min RH                   66          28          76          34          79
RH            30 29 43 54 60 64 43 32 28 30 47 62 69 76 53 40 34 37 55 64 74 76
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  6  6  6  5  4  5  2  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  8  5  5  4
Clouds        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)     35 22 17 12 10  9  8 19 33 41 54 46 47 52 46 48 51 59 58 46 55 40
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10          30          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02           0        0.06        0.08
Rain SHWRS     S  S           S  S  S  S              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S           S  S  S  S              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     2     2     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7000   100 10900 12600  8000   200 10100 10400  5900   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     W     S    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     5     4     3     6     5     8    10    12     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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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      73    95      72    95      73    96      73    97
Temp          91 93   79 74 90 93   78 72 90 93   78 74 92 94   79 74 93 94
Dewpt         64 61   65 66 64 61   65 65 63 60   63 64 63 60   62 63 62 59
Min/Max RH       34      79    34      79    32      73    30      71    29
RH            41 35   62 76 42 35   64 79 41 33   60 71 38 32   56 69 36 31
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5    20       5    20       5    10

$$

TXZ043-151030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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                      73          97          72          96          72
Temp          95 94 84 80 77 73 87 96 97 95 85 80 76 73 86 95 96 94 84 79 75 73
Dewpt         61 60 62 62 62 62 62 59 58 58 61 62 63 64 64 62 60 61 64 64 65 66
Max/Min RH                   69          28          75          30          81
RH            33 32 47 55 61 69 44 30 28 29 45 55 65 74 48 34 30 35 51 61 71 80
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S SW  W  W  N  E SE SE  S SW  S SW  E  E  E SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd       5  6  5  4  4  3  4  3  4  6  5  4  4  3  4  4  5  9  5  4  4  3
Clouds        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     47 44 34 27 20 20 11 21 33 37 34 32 34 45 54 52 55 62 46 35 45 41
PoP 12hr                     20          10          10          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0        0.06        0.02
Rain SHWRS     C  S                                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S                                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     2
Haines                  2     2     3     3     2     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6200   200 10000 11200  7100   200  2100  6300  4700   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     S    SE     S    SW     S    SE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              4     2     3     5     5     5     9    12     6     3
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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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      73    95      72    95      72    96      73    98
Temp          92 94   80 73 92 94   79 72 91 93   78 72 93 95   80 74 94 96
Dewpt         63 60   64 65 64 62   64 65 64 61   63 64 63 60   62 63 62 60
Min/Max RH       31      78    34      79    33      75    30      71    29
RH            39 32   59 78 40 35   60 79 41 35   59 75 37 31   55 70 36 30
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    20       5    20       5    20       5     5

$$

TXZ035-151030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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          93          69          93          69
Temp          90 90 79 76 72 70 82 88 93 90 79 76 72 69 81 89 92 91 80 76 72 69
Dewpt         58 57 59 58 58 58 59 57 55 54 58 59 60 60 61 58 58 59 61 62 63 62
Max/Min RH                   68          27          73          31          78
RH            34 33 50 54 61 66 46 35 28 30 49 56 66 73 51 35 32 34 52 62 73 78
Wind Dir      SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  S SE SE SE  S  S  W NW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  3  5  4  5 10  6  6  5  5
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     52 55 45 40 38 32 27 37 42 48 37 40 39 39 36 53 64 67 62 52 50 35
PoP 12hr                     20           5           5          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0        0.05        0.02
Rain SHWRS        S                                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S                                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5900   100  9400 11100  7300   200 11100 12000  7000   300
T Wind Dir             SW    NW     E    SE    SE    SW     N    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     5     4     5     5     5     5     5    13     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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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          93      69    92      69    91      69    92      70    93
Temp          88 91   75 69 87 90   75 69 86 89   75 69 86 90   76 70 88 92
Dewpt         61 58   61 62 61 58   62 62 61 57   61 61 61 57   61 61 60 57
Min/Max RH       31      78    32      78    32      76    31      73    30
RH            40 33   62 78 42 34   64 78 43 34   62 76 43 33   60 73 39 31
PWind Dir         S      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    20      10    20       5    10

$$

TXZ031-151030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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                      73          99          72          96          72
Temp          98 96 85 79 76 74 89 95 99 95 83 79 75 73 85 93 96 94 82 77 75 73
Dewpt         59 59 60 62 62 62 61 59 57 58 61 63 64 64 64 63 61 62 63 65 65 66
Max/Min RH                   69          26          76          32          81
RH            28 29 44 56 62 67 39 30 26 29 46 59 68 73 51 37 32 35 53 66 73 79
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       5  8  6  5  4  4  5  2  4  6  5  4  4  3  3  4  6  9  8  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)     43 26 19 12  9  9  9 20 27 34 48 47 45 52 47 50 52 58 54 44 51 39
PoP 12hr                     20          10          10          30          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0        0.05        0.06
Rain SHWRS     C  S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7000   200 10800 12500  7900   200 11000 11300  6300   300
T Wind Dir              S     W     W    SE     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              6     5     4     4     6     4     5     9    12     3
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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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      72    96      72    97      73    97      73    98
Temp          92 94   79 73 91 94   79 73 92 94   79 74 93 95   78 74 93 95
Dewpt         63 60   65 66 63 61   65 65 63 61   64 64 63 61   62 64 61 59
Min/Max RH       31      81    32      78    32      73    31      73    28
RH            38 32   63 79 39 34   63 75 38 34   60 71 38 33   58 71 35 30
PWind Dir         S      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5    20       5    20       5    10

$$

TXZ029-151030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 14 2017

Date           07/14/17      Sat 07/15/17            Sun 07/16/17            Mon
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                      67          92          67          91          68
Temp          89 88 77 74 71 68 82 89 91 90 79 74 70 68 82 88 91 88 78 73 71 69
Dewpt         58 57 58 58 58 58 59 56 54 54 57 58 60 60 61 60 59 60 61 63 63 63
Max/Min RH                   73          28          78          34          84
RH            35 35 52 57 63 70 46 33 29 30 47 57 71 76 49 39 34 39 56 71 76 81
Wind Dir      SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  S SE SE SE SE  S SW NW  E SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  5  5  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  4  4  4  9  5  5  5  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)     49 50 31 23 14 18 14 24 37 41 38 41 41 42 28 48 61 69 64 49 52 37
PoP 12hr                     20          10           5          30          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0        0.05        0.02
Rain SHWRS        S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S                                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6600   200  9700 11500  7400   200 11300 11800  6700   400
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW    SE     S    SW     N    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     6     2     3     4     5     4     4    11     8
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           07/17  Tue 07/18/17  Wed 07/19/17  Thu 07/20/17  Fri 07/21/17
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          91      68    91      67    90      68    91      67    92
Temp          88 89   75 68 87 89   74 67 87 88   74 68 86 89   73 67 88 90
Dewpt         61 59   60 62 60 57   62 63 61 58   61 61 61 59   61 61 60 58
Min/Max RH       34      81    32      87    34      78    34      81    32
RH            40 37   60 81 40 34   66 87 42 36   64 78 43 37   66 81 39 34
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10     5       5    10       5    20       5    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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