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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

TXZ024-212215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      66          32          62          42          74
Temp             41 48 61 66 53 44 39 35 32 40 56 62 54 49 46 44 42 50 68 74 63
Dewpt            19 18 27 28 27 28 31 30 30 30 31 32 32 31 33 34 33 34 36 38 39
Min/Max RH                   24          91          32          71          27
RH               40 30 27 24 36 53 73 80 90 67 38 32 42 51 61 68 71 53 31 27 41
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  E SE  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  E
Wind Spd          9 12 21 20 14  6  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5
Clouds           SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        27 30 35 30  8  0  3  9  8  7  6  6  7  7  9 11  9  9  9  8  7
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                  4     4     3     3     2     4     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              2500  5800   200   200  2900  4000   100   100  2800  4300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW    SW    SW     W     N    NE
T Wind Spd             21    28     6     4     5    10     8    10    10     6
RFTI              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


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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            46    79      46    67      44    70      48    72
Temp          52   46 72 66 53   46 63 58 49   44 65 62 52   48 67 63
Dewpt         39   37 36 38 36   37 36 35 36   36 37 39 38   38 38 39
Max/Min RH         69    22      70    31      73    31      67    30
RH            62   69 26 35 53   70 37 41 61   73 36 43 58   67 34 41
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-212215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      68          33          60          42          75
Temp             39 47 62 68 55 45 40 37 33 40 55 60 53 48 46 44 42 51 68 75 64
Dewpt            24 24 30 29 29 30 31 29 28 26 25 28 30 29 31 32 33 35 37 39 40
Min/Max RH                   23          80          29          72          27
RH               54 41 29 23 37 55 70 74 80 57 31 29 41 47 56 63 70 55 31 27 42
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE  E
Wind Spd          6 12 21 21 14  9  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds           SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        30 31 41 34  6  1  2  9  9  8  7  5  6  6  8  8  7  7  7  7  6
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                  4     4     2     3     3     4     3     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              2000  5000   300   100  2300  3000   100     0  2200  4200
T Wind Dir              N    NE     N     N    NW     S     S     W     N    NE
T Wind Spd             16    32    11     5     3     8     6     5     9     8
RFTI              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


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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    79      46    68      44    69      46    72
Temp          51   45 72 66 53   46 64 59 49   44 64 60 51   46 67 64
Dewpt         39   38 37 39 38   37 36 36 36   37 37 39 38   39 40 41
Max/Min RH         76    23      70    31      76    32      77    32
RH            63   75 28 36 57   70 36 42 61   75 37 45 62   76 37 43
PWind Dir           S    SW       E    NE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-212215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      70          35          59          42          74
Temp             42 49 64 70 57 47 42 39 35 41 54 59 53 48 45 44 42 50 68 74 63
Dewpt            23 23 29 28 27 29 32 30 29 27 25 27 28 29 32 32 32 33 35 36 37
Min/Max RH                   21          79          29          69          25
RH               47 35 26 21 32 50 68 73 79 57 32 29 38 48 59 64 68 52 30 25 37
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  E
Wind Spd          9 12 20 21 14 13 10  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  5  4  4
Clouds           SC SC FW SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        28 30 25 27 12  2  3 12  9  7  7  6  7  7  9 10  6  6  5  5  5
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     2     3     3     4     4     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              1700  4000   800   300  3000  3600   100   100  2700  4300
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N     N    SW    SW    SW    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             19    36    25    10     5     5     5     8     8     9
RFTI              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


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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            46    78      47    69      44    69      47    72
Temp          52   46 72 66 53   47 65 60 49   44 64 61 51   47 67 64
Dewpt         38   37 38 37 38   36 38 37 39   38 38 39 40   42 46 44
Max/Min RH         71    23      66    31      79    33      84    38
RH            60   70 29 34 56   65 37 43 68   78 38 45 65   81 46 48
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     N      SE     S      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-212215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      66          30          60          41          73
Temp             40 47 61 66 52 43 37 34 30 38 54 60 53 48 45 43 41 49 67 73 61
Dewpt            16 16 23 24 27 27 30 30 30 31 30 31 30 31 32 32 31 33 34 35 36
Min/Max RH                   20         100          33          69          25
RH               37 29 23 20 37 54 75 86 99 76 40 33 41 52 60 65 67 53 30 25 39
Wind Dir         NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  E
Wind Spd         12 16 20 21 13 10  8  5  3  3  5  8  8  6  8  8  8  6  6  5  4
Clouds           FW FW FW SC FW CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        23 20 24 29  9  1  3 10  8  5  7  8  8  8  8  7  7  7  7  8  9
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                  4     4     3     3     2     4     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              3700  5300   700   600  2600  3500   100   100  3200  4800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    SW    SW    SW     W     N    NE
T Wind Spd             21    29    11     5     5    10     6     8    11     9
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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    77      44    67      42    68      43    71
Temp          48   42 70 64 51   44 62 58 47   42 63 59 48   43 65 61
Dewpt         36   34 33 32 35   35 36 34 35   36 37 38 38   36 37 36
Max/Min RH         72    19      71    30      80    33      76    28
RH            62   72 25 30 55   69 37 41 63   78 38 46 68   75 35 39
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-212215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      68          33          60          41          75
Temp             41 48 63 68 55 45 40 37 33 40 55 60 53 48 45 43 41 50 68 75 64
Dewpt            22 23 30 29 28 30 32 30 29 27 25 29 30 29 31 32 33 35 36 38 40
Min/Max RH                   23          85          29          75          26
RH               46 36 29 23 36 55 73 76 85 60 31 31 41 48 58 65 72 56 30 26 40
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N  E
Wind Spd          6 12 20 21 14 10  6  5  5  4  5  5  6  8  6  5  5  5  5  5  5
Clouds           SC SC SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        30 29 36 34  8  1  2  9  8  7  7  5  7  7  9 10  8  8  7  6  5
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                  4     4     2     3     3     4     4     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              2100  5500   500   200  2400  3300   200   100  2200  4200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NW    SW     S     W    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             19    33    12     5     3     8     8     8     9     8
RFTI              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


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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            46    79      46    69      44    70      48    73
Temp          52   46 72 66 53   46 64 60 49   44 65 62 52   48 68 64
Dewpt         39   37 37 38 38   36 37 36 37   37 38 39 39   39 41 42
Max/Min RH         70    22      69    30      76    32      72    32
RH            61   69 27 35 58   68 36 41 63   75 37 43 61   71 37 43
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-212215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
345 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

Date             Tue 11/21/17            Wed 11/22/17            Thu 11/23/17
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                      65          30          61          40          72
Temp             37 44 59 65 52 42 37 34 30 38 55 61 53 47 44 42 40 48 66 72 61
Dewpt            16 17 25 26 27 27 30 29 29 30 31 32 32 32 33 33 33 34 35 37 38
Min/Max RH                   23          97          33          77          27
RH               41 33 26 23 38 54 75 83 95 72 40 33 44 55 64 70 75 57 32 27 43
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  E
Wind Spd         12 13 20 20 13  8  5  4  3  4  6  9  8  6  8  8  8  6  6  5  4
Clouds           FW FW SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        22 24 27 21  8  1  3 10  8  6  6  6  7  8  9  9  9  9  9  9  9
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                  4     4     3     3     2     4     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4500  5800   200   200  2700  3700   100   100  3200  4600
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    SW    SW    SW    NW     N    NE
T Wind Spd             24    31    10     3     6    12     6     9    10     8
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17  Sun 11/26/17  Mon 11/27/17
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    77      43    66      41    67      43    71
Temp          48   42 70 64 50   43 61 57 46   41 62 58 48   43 65 61
Dewpt         37   34 35 35 35   36 37 34 34   35 37 38 37   36 36 37
Max/Min RH         73    22      77    32      80    34      76    28
RH            65   72 27 34 57   75 40 42 63   78 40 47 66   75 34 41
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   CL CL 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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