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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ024-232245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      82          38          61          27          53
Temp             55 59 73 80 78 59 49 43 40 43 54 60 58 43 37 32 29 33 46 52 51
Dewpt            34 33 27 19 12 13 17 16 15 15 11  2  4 11 15 15 16 15 15 13 16
Min/Max RH                    8          36           9          57          21
RH               45 37 18 10  8 16 28 33 36 32 18  9 11 27 40 49 57 47 28 21 25
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE  N  N  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd          8 11 21 27 19 14 12 10  8 10 14 19 13  9  8  6  6  5  6  9 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        17 21 20 19 16 27  9  2  1  1  1  6  4  6  6  2  9  6  9  8 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     4     3     3     3     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              6200  7800  3700   200  7100 10300  6700   300  3400  5200
T Wind Dir              W     W     W     W    NW     W    NE    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             14    36    13    10    16    23     8     4     8    13
RFTI              0  0  2  6  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            35    69      36    68      45    72      38    60
Temp          42   37 60 66 46   38 60 66 53   47 64 69 47   40 54 58
Dewpt         22   29 27 22 31   27 26 24 25   29 24 20 22   21 13 15
Max/Min RH         71    18      65    19      49    14      46    16
RH            44   71 28 18 55   64 27 20 33   49 22 15 36   46 19 18
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    SW       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-232245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      87          39          62          28          53
Temp             53 58 76 85 82 61 51 44 41 44 55 61 59 44 38 33 30 34 47 52 51
Dewpt            37 37 35 27 21 20 23 21 20 21 18 11 14 16 18 18 17 17 15 15 18
Min/Max RH                   10          43          14          58          23
RH               54 45 22 12 10 20 33 39 42 39 23 14 17 32 44 53 58 49 27 23 27
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  N  N NE SE SE  S
Wind Spd          8  8 17 24 17 13 12 10  6 10 13 16 12 10  9  8  6  5  4  6 10
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        20 31 17 19 15 31 12  3  1  1  1  7  3 10  7  2  8  9 12  7 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     4     3     4     3     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              1800  8300   100   100  5500  8000  3200   200  3700  4300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     W    NW    NW    NE     N     E     S
T Wind Spd              6    23     9     9    14    14     8     5     6    10
RFTI              0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            36    69      38    67      45    75      40    61
Temp          43   38 60 66 47   40 60 65 53   47 66 72 49   42 55 59
Dewpt         24   30 32 29 35   32 33 29 32   32 25 22 23   24 18 18
Max/Min RH         73    24      73    25      56    15      48    18
RH            47   73 35 25 63   73 36 26 44   56 21 15 36   48 23 20
PWind Dir          SE    SW      NW    SE       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            0    10       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-232245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      87          43          69          31          57
Temp             54 59 76 85 83 64 55 48 45 49 61 68 65 49 41 36 33 37 50 56 55
Dewpt            35 35 32 26 20 19 21 22 22 20 16  7  8 12 20 19 19 19 17 17 19
Min/Max RH                   10          40           9          56          22
RH               49 41 20 12 10 17 26 35 40 31 17  9 10 22 42 50 56 48 27 22 25
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  N NE  N  N NE  E SE SE
Wind Spd          8 10 18 23 18 17 13  6  5 12 13 18 12  9  9  9  9  6  5  6  9
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        16 29 16 25 14 15  7 14  7  6  4 12  6  2  4  2 13  9 12  8 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     4     4     3     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              3800  8300  2900   200  6500  7700  5000   400  3300  4100
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW     W    NW     W     N    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             13    39    21     9    13    21     8     8    10    11
RFTI              0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            39    74      41    72      47    77      42    64
Temp          47   42 65 71 51   43 64 70 55   49 68 74 52   44 58 61
Dewpt         27   32 36 26 35   32 30 26 32   38 27 19 22   22 20 14
Max/Min RH         70    19      65    19      65    12      41    15
RH            46   69 35 19 54   65 28 19 41   65 21 12 31   41 23 16
PWind Dir          SE     S      NW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-232245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      83          35          64          25          56
Temp             50 55 72 81 78 58 48 41 37 41 55 63 60 44 36 31 27 32 48 55 54
Dewpt            32 31 27 18 10 11 16 17 17 13 10  5  3  8 12 14 16 15 15 13 16
Min/Max RH                    7          44           9          63          18
RH               50 40 19  9  7 15 27 37 44 31 16 10 10 22 36 49 63 49 26 18 22
Wind Dir          W SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd          8 12 24 31 21 17 12  9  5 13 21 24 18 12  9  8  9  9 10 12 13
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        19 26 23 24 14 21  8 15  5  3  1  3  1  1 13  9 13  3 12  7 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     5     4     4     4     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              5500  7700  4600   200  6000  8200  5500   200  2800  5700
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    NW    NW     W     N     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    40    19     8    14    27     9     6    12    13
RFTI              0  0  3  7  6  0  0  0  0  0  2  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            36    70      35    68      43    71      36    60
Temp          44   38 61 67 46   38 60 65 51   45 63 68 46   38 53 57
Dewpt         23   28 24 16 24   24 20 20 24   27 20 16 17   19 12 10
Max/Min RH         67    13      57    16      49    13      46    14
RH            43   67 24 14 42   57 21 18 34   49 19 13 31   46 19 15
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-232245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      87          39          65          29          55
Temp             53 58 76 85 82 62 51 45 41 45 57 64 62 46 39 34 31 35 48 54 53
Dewpt            36 36 32 25 19 19 22 20 17 19 16  7 11 16 18 18 17 18 16 15 18
Min/Max RH                    9          39          10          58          21
RH               52 44 20 11 10 19 31 36 37 34 20 10 13 29 42 51 56 49 27 21 25
Wind Dir          W SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  N  N NE SE SE  S
Wind Spd          8  8 20 25 18 12 11  9  6 11 13 17 11  9  8  8  6  5  4  8 10
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        18 30 16 20 16 30 11  4  2  2  1  7  3  8  6  4  9 10 12  9 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     3     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              4700  8600   100   200  6400  9600  6400   300  3600  4300
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    NW    NW     W    NE    NE     E     S
T Wind Spd             10    28    11     9    14    17    10     5     6    11
RFTI              0  0  1  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            37    71      39    69      46    77      41    62
Temp          44   39 62 68 49   41 61 67 54   48 68 74 51   43 56 59
Dewpt         24   31 33 26 35   32 32 28 30   33 26 21 23   23 17 18
Max/Min RH         73    20      70    23      56    13      47    18
RH            45   73 33 20 58   70 33 23 40   56 20 13 33   45 21 20
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-232245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
406 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
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                      80          33          59          23          51
Temp             50 54 70 78 75 55 45 39 35 39 51 58 56 40 33 28 25 29 44 50 49
Dewpt            33 32 27 18 11 12 16 16 16 13  9  3  4  7 13 14 15 14 14 12 15
Min/Max RH                    8          45          11          65          21
RH               52 43 20 10  8 18 31 39 45 34 18 11 12 25 43 55 65 53 29 21 25
Wind Dir          W SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 24 29 19 14 11  8  6 12 20 21 14 11  8  6  6  8  9 10 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        16 19 17 19 18 23  6  6  2  2  1  3  4  1  5  4 10  3  6  8 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              5600  7700  4700   200  6800  9100  5900   200  3200  5900
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W    NW     W    NW     E    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             17    39    16     8    16    26     9     5    11    16
RFTI              0  0  3  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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            33    67      32    66      41    68      34    58
Temp          40   35 58 64 43   35 57 63 49   43 60 65 44   36 51 55
Dewpt         22   27 22 18 25   24 21 21 23   26 22 18 19   19 12 11
Max/Min RH         72    16      64    18      51    16      50    16
RH            48   72 25 17 49   64 24 20 36   51 23 16 36   50 20 17
PWind Dir           S    SW      NW    SW       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   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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