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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

TXZ024-181015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      65          93          68          97          67
Temp          89 84 74 70 67 65 76 88 93 88 77 73 70 68 80 92 97 91 78 73 70 67
Dewpt         62 62 63 64 63 63 64 60 56 58 59 59 60 60 62 58 52 53 55 56 57 54
Max/Min RH                   93          29          76          22          65
RH            37 47 69 82 88 93 66 39 29 36 53 63 70 76 54 32 22 28 45 55 64 64
Wind Dir      SE SE SE NW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd       6 11  5  5  5  4  5  9 11  8  6  6  8 11 13 14 17 11  9 11 12 10
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     65 68 73 69 60 48 44 35 43 45 41 37 24 10 11 13 13 13 10  7  8  7
PoP 12hr                     50          20          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.25           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
LAL               4     4     2     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       11100  5500   500  4400  5400  3400   200 11200 12600   100   100
T Wind Dir       SE     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd       10    13    11    11    18    12    10    19    20     8     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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          92      66    94      68    87      67    81      64    78
Temp          88 87   71 66 89 89   73 68 84 83   71 67 79 78   67 64 76 74
Dewpt         46 51   48 54 55 55   61 63 65 62   64 64 66 64   63 61 63 61
Min/Max RH       22      66    27      84    45      90    58      91    58
RH            24 29   43 66 31 32   67 83 53 49   79 90 65 63   87 91 65 64
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5       0    10      10    20      20    30      30    50

$$

TXZ026-181015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      65          94          68          98          70
Temp          91 86 75 70 67 65 77 89 94 89 78 73 70 68 80 93 98 92 80 76 73 70
Dewpt         62 62 64 65 63 64 64 64 59 59 60 61 61 61 63 62 55 57 58 59 61 60
Max/Min RH                   97          31          79          24          72
RH            36 45 70 84 86 97 64 44 31 37 55 66 72 78 56 36 24 31 46 56 67 71
Wind Dir       S SE  E  N SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       5  9  8  9  5  4  5  6 11  9  9  9  8  9 12 14 17 12 11 12 11  6
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     62 63 69 67 63 53 47 41 37 43 43 43 26 10 20 29 26 22 16  9 12  9
PoP 12hr                     40          10          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                   0.39           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
LAL               3     4     2     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       10700  6500   300  3000  3600  2300   100  5500 11900     0     0
T Wind Dir        E    SE     S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd        8     8     5     5    13    12     6    13    18     5     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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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      69    95      70    88      69    84      66    81
Temp          91 90   74 69 91 90   75 70 85 84   73 69 81 80   70 66 78 77
Dewpt         50 52   53 57 59 58   63 64 66 64   65 65 66 64   63 63 63 62
Min/Max RH       22      66    29      81    47      87    53      90    53
RH            25 28   48 66 35 34   66 81 53 51   77 87 60 57   80 90 59 60
PWind Dir        NW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5       5    20      10    20      20    20      20    40

$$

TXZ043-181015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      66          94          67          99          73
Temp          93 88 76 71 68 66 77 89 94 89 77 72 69 67 80 94 99 94 83 78 75 73
Dewpt         56 56 59 60 60 60 63 62 59 58 59 59 61 62 65 63 57 58 60 61 63 63
Max/Min RH                   82          31          86          25          72
RH            30 35 57 69 76 82 61 41 31 36 54 64 76 86 61 37 25 31 47 57 67 72
Wind Dir       S SE SE  E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       8 10  8  6  5  5 10  9  9  8  6  6  5  9 13 14 14 12 10 12 10  8
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     51 59 44 42 43 47 41 39 33 36 28 20 16 12 26 40 40 41 26 11 15 10
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          20           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS     S                                            S  S
TSTMS          S                                            S  S
LAL               2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1
Haines            4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       11000  5800   400  6500  7600  4600   100 10100 13100  7600   400
T Wind Dir        S     S    SE    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       11     2     0    13    10    10     4    18    16     9    12
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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          98      72    96      70    91      69    86      66    83
Temp          94 93   77 72 92 91   75 70 87 87   73 69 83 82   70 66 80 79
Dewpt         52 51   55 60 60 59   62 64 64 62   64 65 64 61   63 63 63 62
Min/Max RH       21      67    29      81    39      87    45      90    50
RH            25 24   47 67 35 35   64 81 46 44   72 87 53 49   78 90 57 57
PWind Dir         W       S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5       5    20      10    20      10    20      20    40

$$

TXZ035-181015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      63          91          65          95          65
Temp          89 84 73 68 65 63 74 86 91 86 75 70 67 65 77 90 95 89 76 71 68 65
Dewpt         56 56 59 60 60 60 62 60 56 57 58 58 60 60 63 56 51 52 54 55 56 53
Max/Min RH                   90          31          84          23          66
RH            32 39 62 75 83 90 65 41 31 38 56 65 77 84 61 32 23 28 46 57 66 65
Wind Dir       S SE  E  E SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd      10 10  9  8  5  5 11 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 14 13 16 11 10 11 13  6
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     65 65 58 62 56 49 34 35 43 43 33 23 16 10 16 22 18 15 12  8  7  5
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S              S  S
TSTMS          C  S  S              S  S
LAL               3     3     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       11300   300   200  3800  4300  2600   200 10300 12000   100   100
T Wind Dir        S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd       12     6     1    16    16    10     6    16    18     5     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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          92      65    92      66    86      64    81      63    77
Temp          87 87   70 65 87 87   71 66 83 82   68 64 78 77   67 63 75 73
Dewpt         46 47   48 53 55 53   61 62 63 61   63 63 65 63   61 61 62 61
Min/Max RH       20      66    27      87    45      97    56      93    58
RH            24 25   45 65 33 32   70 87 52 50   83 97 64 61   82 93 65 65
PWind Dir         W       S    SW       S     S       S     S      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5       0    10      20    20      30    40      30    50

$$

TXZ031-181015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      66          95          68          99          71
Temp          93 88 76 71 68 66 77 90 95 90 78 73 70 68 81 94 99 93 81 77 74 71
Dewpt         59 60 64 65 64 64 65 62 59 60 60 60 61 61 64 62 55 57 58 60 61 60
Max/Min RH                   96          30          79          23          70
RH            31 40 67 81 87 96 66 39 30 37 54 63 72 78 57 35 23 30 45 57 66 69
Wind Dir       S SE  E NW  E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       5 11  8  5  4  4  4  8 11  8  8  8  6 10 13 16 17 12 11 12 11  9
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     63 63 70 62 63 55 50 40 36 43 40 37 24 11 20 29 27 26 18 10 11  9
PoP 12hr                     30          10          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                   0.19           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S              S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S              S  S
LAL               3     3     2     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       11300  5900   400  6300  7700  4900   200 11000 13400   200   200
T Wind Dir       SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd        8    11     9     5    18    13     6    19    17     6     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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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      70    96      69    90      68    85      65    81
Temp          92 91   75 70 92 91   74 69 86 86   72 68 82 81   69 65 78 77
Dewpt         50 51   54 58 59 58   63 65 66 64   65 65 66 64   63 63 64 63
Min/Max RH       20      67    28      85    44      90    51      92    55
RH            24 26   48 67 34 34   68 85 51 49   78 90 58 56   82 92 61 62
PWind Dir        NW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5       5    20      10    20      20    20      20    40

$$

TXZ029-181015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
204 PM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

Date           09/17/17      Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed
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                      60          90          62          93          62
Temp          87 82 70 65 62 60 72 85 90 84 72 68 65 62 75 88 93 87 73 68 65 62
Dewpt         60 59 60 61 61 60 62 60 55 56 57 57 59 58 61 54 49 50 54 53 54 50
Max/Min RH                  100          31          87          22          68
RH            36 46 71 86 95100 70 43 31 38 58 69 82 87 62 32 22 28 51 58 68 65
Wind Dir       S SE  S NE SE  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd       9 11 10  4  5  4  9 11 10  6  6  6  6  9 13 14 14 11  9  9 10  6
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     66 67 67 64 49 42 36 35 47 46 36 27 17  8  9  9 10 11  9  6  6  5
PoP 12hr                     40          20          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.13           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
LAL               4     4     2     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       11400   300   300  3400  4000  2600   200  9700 11200   100   100
T Wind Dir        S     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd       12     9     5    14    18    13     9    18    21     8     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           09/20  Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          90      62    91      64    85      62    79      61    76
Temp          85 84   68 62 86 86   69 64 81 80   67 62 76 75   65 61 73 72
Dewpt         45 49   48 51 53 52   60 61 63 60   62 62 65 63   61 59 62 60
Min/Max RH       21      67    27      90    45     100    60      93    60
RH            25 29   49 67 32 32   72 90 54 50   85100 69 65   88 93 67 66
PWind Dir        NW       S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5       0    10      20    20      30    40      30    50

$$

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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