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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

TXZ024-162230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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                      71          55          85          49          58
Temp             43 50 65 71 65 61 58 57 55 63 79 85 71 62 56 53 49 51 56 58 49
Dewpt            34 37 43 45 47 47 49 47 44 36 33 28 28 35 30 30 30 23 23 19 18
Min/Max RH                   39          73          13          47          22
RH               71 61 45 39 51 61 72 70 66 37 19 13 20 37 36 42 47 32 27 22 29
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5 10 11 10 11 12 13 13 14 18 19 13 12 13 17 20 19 18 13  9
Clouds           SC SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        44 37  8  1  3  4  7 14 25 23 19 23 17 14 28 17 18 12 18  2  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2500  3100   200   100  2400  5700   100  2300  5100  5700
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             10    13     8    10    14    21    11    21    36    17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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    60      38    65      44    61      38    60
Temp          38   33 55 52 42   38 60 57 48   44 58 52 43   38 56 53
Dewpt         19   18 15 18 21   25 26 29 31   29 30 30 26   26 24 26
Max/Min RH         53    18      59    24      55    31      61    26
RH            46   53 21 26 42   58 27 34 51   55 34 42 51   61 29 35
PWind Dir          NW    SW       S    SW      SW     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0    10       5     5

$$

TXZ026-162230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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                      69          52          88          50          60
Temp             44 51 64 69 63 58 55 54 52 61 81 88 74 63 58 54 50 53 58 60 50
Dewpt            36 38 44 48 50 51 51 49 48 42 37 31 32 39 35 31 32 27 25 19 19
Min/Max RH                   46          86          13          49          20
RH               73 62 48 47 63 78 85 84 86 49 21 13 22 41 42 41 49 37 28 20 29
Wind Dir          E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          2  4  9 12 10 11  9  8  9 11 16 19 13 12 11 13 21 20 20 16  9
Clouds           B1 B1 FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        57 61  9  2  2  4  7 11 24 20 14 25 16 10 31 14 16 14 19  3  3
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     3     3     3     4     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1900  2700   100   100   700  5100     0  1300  5500  6100
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N
T Wind Spd              6    13     9     8     5    17     9    16    36    19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  2  1  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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    61      37    63      44    62      39    60
Temp          38   33 55 52 42   37 58 56 48   44 58 53 44   39 56 53
Dewpt         21   21 17 19 22   26 27 32 35   32 34 32 28   28 26 27
Max/Min RH         60    18      65    28      63    34      64    27
RH            49   60 22 27 45   63 30 40 61   62 40 44 54   64 31 36
PWind Dir          NW    SW       S     S      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0    10      10     5

$$

TXZ043-162230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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                      71          54          86          52          62
Temp             49 55 67 71 65 60 57 56 54 62 80 86 73 64 59 55 52 55 60 62 51
Dewpt            40 43 49 52 52 53 52 52 51 51 47 40 40 46 42 38 37 30 28 22 21
Min/Max RH                   52          90          20          56          21
RH               70 64 53 52 65 79 83 87 89 66 32 20 30 52 54 52 56 39 29 21 30
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          3  3  5  8  6  6  6  6  9 13 16 19 13 12 12 11 13 18 19 14  9
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        72 68 36 11  7  2  6  6 12 20 17 15 15  4 14  9 11 11 17 13 14
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     3     3     3     3     4     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              3200  3700   100   100   900  2900   100   200  4800  5500
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N
T Wind Spd              4     9     8     6    11    17    12    13    34    20
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               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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            34    59      37    64      45    65      40    60
Temp          39   34 54 51 41   37 59 57 49   45 61 56 45   40 56 53
Dewpt         23   22 18 20 25   27 29 33 37   35 37 35 34   31 33 34
Max/Min RH         61    20      67    29      68    34      71    37
RH            52   61 24 29 52   66 32 40 64   67 41 46 64   70 41 48
PWind Dir           N    SW       S     S      SW     N       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0    20      20    10

$$

TXZ035-162230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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                      71          49          85          48          57
Temp             42 50 65 71 63 57 53 51 49 58 78 85 71 61 55 52 48 50 55 57 47
Dewpt            34 38 44 45 46 47 47 46 43 36 29 26 28 34 31 32 33 26 23 19 19
Min/Max RH                   39          82          12          55          22
RH               72 64 46 39 54 70 79 82 79 43 17 12 20 36 39 47 55 38 28 22 33
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6 11 13 10 10 10  9  8 11 18 21 13 13 13 13 17 20 20 13 10
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        53 40 20  7 12  1 13 12 21 14 19 14 19  7 21 21 20 12 19  5  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2000  2200   100   100  1300  5600   100   300  4300  4900
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             10    12     9     9     9    21    12    14    32    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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            30    57      34    64      41    62      36    59
Temp          35   30 52 48 39   34 58 55 46   41 58 52 41   36 54 52
Dewpt         19   18 14 16 23   24 27 27 30   29 27 28 25   26 23 25
Max/Min RH         60    18      68    24      61    27      66    25
RH            51   60 22 27 53   66 30 33 54   61 30 39 52   66 29 35
PWind Dir          NE     S       S    SW       W     N      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0    10      10     5

$$

TXZ031-162230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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                      71          53          88          52          62
Temp             46 53 66 71 64 59 57 55 53 62 81 88 74 65 59 56 52 55 60 62 51
Dewpt            36 39 46 48 49 50 51 49 48 44 38 31 34 40 35 34 33 26 26 19 20
Min/Max RH                   44          83          13          47          19
RH               68 60 48 44 58 72 81 82 82 51 21 13 23 40 41 44 47 33 27 19 30
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          2  4  8 11  9 10  9  6  9 12 14 19 13 13 11 13 20 20 20 14  9
Clouds           B1 B1 FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        61 61 16  3  3  3  6 12 20 21 15 23 15  7 28 15 13 11 22  3  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     3     3     3     4     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  3000   200   200  1400  5200   200  2500  5300  6100
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N
T Wind Spd              5    12     9     6     6    17    11    19    36    19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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    62      37    65      44    64      39    62
Temp          39   33 56 53 42   37 59 57 48   44 60 55 44   39 57 55
Dewpt         21   21 16 20 24   26 28 32 35   33 35 33 28   28 26 28
Max/Min RH         61    17      65    27      64    33      63    26
RH            48   61 20 27 48   63 30 38 59   63 39 43 53   63 30 35
PWind Dir          NW    SW       S     S      SW     N      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0      10     0       0    10      10     5

$$

TXZ029-162230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
343 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date             Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17
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          48          83          45          55
Temp             40 48 64 70 62 56 52 50 48 57 76 83 69 58 53 49 45 48 53 55 45
Dewpt            33 37 42 43 44 46 45 44 42 34 30 26 28 33 32 33 31 25 22 18 17
Min/Max RH                   38          80          12          57          23
RH               75 66 45 38 52 70 76 79 79 42 18 12 22 38 45 54 57 41 29 23 32
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  8 12 13 10 10 10  9  9 12 18 21 13 10 11 13 18 19 18 13  8
Clouds           SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        35 21  7  2  3  2  8 21 24 15 16 16 17 13 23 20 21 12 18  2  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2000  2400   200   200  2300  5400   100  1900  4400  5000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             13    14    12    12    14    23    11    20    34    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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            29    56      34    63      41    59      35    58
Temp          34   29 51 48 38   34 57 55 45   41 55 50 40   35 53 51
Dewpt         18   18 15 17 22   23 26 27 29   27 27 27 24   25 22 25
Max/Min RH         62    20      65    25      57    29      66    26
RH            51   62 24 29 51   63 30 34 52   57 33 41 53   66 29 36
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW    SW       W     N      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0    10       5     5

$$

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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