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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

TXZ024-142230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      77          52          64          44          72
Temp          55 54 60 72 77 68 61 57 55 52 55 62 64 56 51 48 46 44 51 66 72 66
Dewpt         54 54 57 57 54 53 53 51 41 44 39 39 38 38 39 40 40 40 43 47 46 48
Min/Max RH                   44          80          38          88          40
RH            96100 90 58 44 60 75 79 60 74 54 44 38 49 63 74 79 85 73 50 40 54
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE SE  S  S SW  S
Wind Spd       5  6  9 10 11  9 11 11 12 13 16 14 12  6  4  4  2  3  4 10 12 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     83 79 54 18 10 16 23 14  2 11 11 19 20 25 33 40 29 31 13 12  3 12
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     5     5     3     3     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1800   200   400  2900  3700  1400  1600  2800  3400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW     N    NE    NE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    12    10    12    21    16     5     4     9    14
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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            55    80      45    60      37    63      42    68
Temp          58   55 75 67 52   45 57 51 42   37 58 55 46   42 63 60
Dewpt         50   46 37 36 30   29 22 23 25   26 25 26 29   33 37 38
Max/Min RH         80    21      52    22      64    23      71    33
RH            75   72 25 32 43   52 25 33 51   63 28 32 51   69 38 44
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-142230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      76          52          65          46          70
Temp          54 53 59 71 76 67 60 57 54 52 55 62 65 58 53 50 48 46 52 65 70 64
Dewpt         54 53 58 59 58 57 57 55 50 50 47 44 42 41 42 41 41 41 44 47 48 49
Min/Max RH                   54          94          43          85          45
RH           100100 97 65 54 71 89 94 85 92 73 51 43 53 67 72 77 82 73 52 45 59
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  6  9 12 13 11 10  8  8 13 17 17 13  9  6  5  4  3  4  9 12 10
Clouds        OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     91 84 76 47 23 19 22 19  7 18 21 35 42 44 65 64 49 47 30 14  3 14
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     5     5     4     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2500  2600   100   800  2700  3300  2200  2000  2500  2800
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     W     N    NE    NE     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             13    16     6    10    26    19    12     5     8    14
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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            53    83      46    62      37    62      42    67
Temp          56   53 77 69 53   46 59 53 42   37 57 54 46   42 62 59
Dewpt         52   49 39 38 32   32 23 24 27   26 25 27 29   32 38 40
Max/Min RH         86    20      57    22      63    25      70    36
RH            85   86 25 32 44   57 25 33 55   63 29 34 51   67 41 48
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW     N      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-142230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      76          55          65          48          71
Temp          56 55 60 72 76 68 62 59 57 55 58 63 65 59 54 51 50 48 54 66 71 65
Dewpt         56 55 60 61 60 59 58 57 57 53 53 52 50 49 48 47 46 46 48 51 53 54
Min/Max RH                   60         100          59          94          53
RH           100100100 70 60 74 87 93100 93 86 68 59 71 80 85 87 92 80 58 53 67
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  6 12 12  8 10 11  8  6 13 14 13  9  6  5  4  3  3  5  9  6
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     94 86 81 54 29 18 21 28 24 18 29 46 56 61 63 63 66 52 27 19  9 15
PoP 12hr                     10           0          10           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     5     4     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  2400   300   600  2300  2600  2300  1700  2100  2700
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW     N    NE    NE    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14    12     9    13    19    21    14     6     3     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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            55    82      48    63      38    63      42    67
Temp          58   55 77 69 55   48 60 54 43   38 58 55 46   42 62 60
Dewpt         55   55 51 39 38   31 26 24 28   27 26 28 29   34 41 42
Max/Min RH         99    26      55    23      64    26      79    40
RH            89   99 41 33 54   51 28 32 55   64 30 36 52   74 46 52
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-142230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      75          49          66          42          70
Temp          55 54 59 71 75 65 58 54 52 49 53 63 66 57 50 47 44 42 49 64 70 62
Dewpt         54 54 55 55 52 51 50 48 44 40 39 38 38 40 40 40 40 40 44 47 47 47
Min/Max RH                   45          79          36          96          44
RH            97100 85 57 45 60 74 79 75 70 58 40 36 53 67 77 84 92 82 53 44 57
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  S  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd       8  8  9 10 11 10 10 10  8 13 17 17 13  9  6  4  3  4  5 11 13 11
Clouds        OV B2 B1 FW FW SC FW FW CL FW CL FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     92 82 68 24 23 26 18 15  3  9  1 19 27 41 20 29 35 33 14 17  8 20
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              1000  1200   100   300  2800  3700  2400  1800  2200  2800
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             11    10     8    10    24    18    10     5    10    13
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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            50    80      43    60      35    61      40    67
Temp          54   50 74 66 50   43 57 51 40   35 56 53 44   40 62 59
Dewpt         49   45 37 34 32   29 21 21 25   26 25 27 29   35 37 37
Max/Min RH         86    20      57    21      69    26      84    33
RH            83   82 26 30 49   57 25 31 55   69 30 36 55   81 40 44
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-142230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      77          53          65          47          72
Temp          55 54 60 72 77 68 61 58 55 53 56 63 65 58 53 51 49 47 54 67 72 65
Dewpt         54 54 59 60 58 57 56 55 52 48 49 46 44 43 43 43 42 42 44 48 49 50
Min/Max RH                   53          92          46          83          45
RH            98100 98 66 53 69 83 90 90 84 78 55 46 57 68 74 77 81 71 51 45 58
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N NE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  6  9 12 13 10 10 11  8 12 17 16 13  9  6  4  4  3  3  8 12 10
Clouds        OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     93 83 72 47 21 18 21 19  5 17 25 43 54 51 66 63 53 45 28 13  3 13
PoP 12hr                      5           0          10           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     5     5     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2500  2500   300   600  3000  3600  2700  2100  2700  2900
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     W     N    NE    NE     E     S     S
T Wind Spd             14    17     9    12    26    21    13     4     6    13
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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            54    84      46    63      38    64      42    69
Temp          58   54 78 70 54   46 60 54 43   38 59 56 46   42 64 61
Dewpt         52   51 40 38 33   31 23 25 27   27 26 28 29   33 39 41
Max/Min RH         88    20      55    22      64    24      74    35
RH            82   88 26 31 45   55 24 33 53   64 28 35 51   70 40 48
PWind Dir          SW    SW      NW     N      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ029-142230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
302 AM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

Date             Tue 11/14/17            Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17
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                      76          48          63          41          70
Temp          53 52 58 71 76 65 58 54 51 48 52 60 63 55 49 45 43 41 49 64 70 62
Dewpt         52 52 54 53 50 50 50 46 41 40 37 36 36 36 37 38 38 38 42 46 46 46
Min/Max RH                   40          76          36          93          42
RH            97100 86 53 40 58 75 75 69 73 57 41 36 49 64 75 82 88 78 52 42 56
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6  6  9 10 11  9  9  8 10 13 16 16 11  6  4  4  3  4  5 12 13 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     79 76 51 10  6 15 19 13  2  6  2 11  8 22 18 26 18 29 10 14  5 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle        O
Obvis          F PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     5     4     3     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt               900  1200   200   300  2800  3700  1600  1600  2300  2900
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             13    11    11    12    24    17     5     5    12    17
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               Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17
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            49    78      42    58      35    60      39    66
Temp          53   49 72 64 49   42 55 49 40   35 55 52 43   39 61 58
Dewpt         47   43 36 34 32   29 21 20 23   25 25 26 30   34 36 35
Max/Min RH         83    21      59    22      67    26      84    32
RH            79   79 27 32 51   59 26 31 51   66 31 36 59   81 40 42
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
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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