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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

TXZ024-142315-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      57          31          41          16          29
Temp             25 30 48 57 49 41 36 34 32 33 38 41 33 25 21 19 17 18 25 29 24
Dewpt            14 18 21 24 25 25 24 24 24 26 27 23 17 10  4  3  4  1 -2 -1  0
Min/Max RH                   28          78          46          58          26
RH               60 60 33 28 39 53 61 67 73 77 64 49 52 51 46 51 58 47 29 27 35
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  E SE  S SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
Wind Spd          3  5  8  5  4  5  8  6  6 13 19 19 17 13 12 10  9  6  4  4  4
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        10  5  1  1  2  1  0  3  5 32 59 67 76 79 81 75 68 53 38 26 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  3100   100   100  2400  3500  3500  2900  3500  4100
T Wind Dir             NW    NE     S     W    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              6     9     5     8    10    25    21    17    12     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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            12    37      23    50      29    66      41    63
Temp          16   12 30 33 26   23 43 43 33   29 56 58 46   42 57 54
Dewpt         -2   -1  1  6 13   18 25 26 26   24 27 29 28   28 24 19
Max/Min RH         56    23      91    39      84    24      59    19
RH            45   55 28 32 57   80 49 50 74   81 32 33 49   58 28 25
PWind Dir           S     S       S     S      SW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-142315-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      55          31          41          17          30
Temp             25 30 47 55 47 40 36 33 31 33 38 41 33 26 22 19 17 19 26 30 24
Dewpt            13 15 18 22 25 26 25 24 24 26 26 21 15  9  4  3  3 -1 -4 -3 -2
Min/Max RH                   27          78          41          52          23
RH               59 54 31 27 41 57 64 68 73 77 61 44 46 48 45 48 52 41 26 23 31
Wind Dir          S SW NW SW  S  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  4  5  4  4 13 20 20 17 14 13 12 11  9  6  5  4
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        10  5  1  1  1  1  0  3  5 27 50 64 79 80 82 77 72 56 40 26 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1300  2400   100     0  2500  3500  3400  3200  3900  4300
T Wind Dir             SW    NE     S     W     N    NE    NE     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              2     5     4     4     8    27    23    19    16    10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            12    35      23    47      29    62      39    64
Temp          16   12 29 31 26   23 41 41 33   29 53 55 44   39 57 55
Dewpt         -4   -3 -2  4 10   16 23 25 27   25 28 31 31   28 26 21
Max/Min RH         50    23      83    40      87    30      64    20
RH            40   49 26 31 51   73 49 52 79   83 38 40 60   63 30 26
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-142315-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      56          31          49          16          28
Temp             26 31 48 56 48 40 36 34 32 34 44 49 38 28 23 19 17 18 25 28 23
Dewpt            15 17 19 21 22 23 25 27 30 33 34 30 22 13  6  4  4  2  0 -2 -3
Min/Max RH                   25         100          43          57          26
RH               61 57 31 25 35 50 63 76 93 96 67 48 51 52 47 51 56 50 33 26 31
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  8 10 14 18 17 13 13 12 10  8  5  4
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        22 11  1  1  1  0  0  2  5 13 22 50 78 84 90 87 84 73 62 49 36
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  2500   100   100   800  2400  3100  3100  3100  2800
T Wind Dir              S     W     S    SW    SW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              4     3     4     5     6    16    31    24    18     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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            12    37      23    48      29    64      40    66
Temp          15   12 30 33 26   23 41 42 33   29 55 56 45   40 59 56
Dewpt          0   -1 -2  7 15   19 26 28 29   26 31 31 33   33 31 22
Max/Min RH         55    21      91    45      94    29      76    22
RH            50   54 24 33 64   82 55 57 84   89 40 38 63   74 34 27
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-142315-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      58          28          47          14          29
Temp             25 30 49 58 48 39 34 31 29 31 42 47 36 26 21 17 15 16 25 29 24
Dewpt            15 18 20 21 21 21 21 22 23 25 25 23 19 12  6  4  3  2  1  1  1
Min/Max RH                   23          85          38          61          29
RH               64 61 31 23 33 48 58 69 79 79 51 38 49 54 52 55 59 53 35 29 37
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  E SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd          4  5  8  6  5  5  6  5  6 11 14 18 19 17 13 12 11  9  6  5  5
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        23 13  2  5  7  4  0  3  5 14 23 47 72 78 83 80 76 70 64 47 30
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  3900   100   100  2400  4000  3000  2500  2400  3200
T Wind Dir             NW    NE     S    SW     W    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              6    10     5     5     6    21    25    18    13     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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            12    35      23    51      28    66      38    62
Temp          16   12 29 31 26   23 43 44 33   28 56 57 44   39 56 52
Dewpt         -1   -1  0 10 17   19 23 24 25   23 27 25 28   26 23 18
Max/Min RH         55    26      88    34      83    22      62    19
RH            47   54 28 40 70   83 44 45 73   80 33 29 53   60 28 26
PWind Dir          SE     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-142315-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      57          29          44          17          31
Temp             28 32 49 57 48 39 35 32 30 31 40 44 35 27 23 20 18 19 27 31 25
Dewpt            14 16 18 22 25 26 25 25 25 27 27 22 16 10  5  4  3 -1 -4 -4 -3
Min/Max RH                   24          86          40          54          21
RH               56 51 29 25 39 57 67 74 81 82 59 42 46 49 46 50 54 41 25 21 29
Wind Dir          S SW NW SW SE  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  E
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5 12 18 19 17 14 12 11 11  9  6  5  4
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        12  6  1  1  1  1  0  2  5 24 43 59 75 80 85 82 78 61 44 31 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1600  2400   200   100  2000  3600  3600  3300  4100  4500
T Wind Dir             SW     N     S     W     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              3     5     4     5     5    27    25    20    16    10
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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            12    37      23    48      29    64      40    66
Temp          16   12 30 33 26   23 41 42 33   29 55 56 45   40 59 56
Dewpt         -3   -2 -2  5 12   18 24 27 27   25 29 31 32   30 27 22
Max/Min RH         54    21      87    42      88    29      66    20
RH            43   53 25 31 55   79 51 54 79   84 37 39 59   65 30 26
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-142315-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
632 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                      57          27          41          13          28
Temp             24 29 48 57 47 38 33 30 28 29 37 41 32 23 19 16 14 15 24 28 23
Dewpt            14 18 22 24 24 23 22 21 22 25 27 24 19 12  6  4  4  3  2  2  2
Min/Max RH                   28          88          49          67          32
RH               64 63 35 28 39 54 63 69 79 84 66 50 58 61 56 59 65 57 38 32 40
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  E SE  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd          4  6  9  6  4  4  5  4  5 13 19 19 17 13 12 10  9  6  5  4  4
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        15  8  1  1  1  1  0  2  5 16 27 48 70 76 81 74 67 54 41 31 21
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2200  4000   100   100  2000  3200  3100  2500  2800  3600
T Wind Dir             NW    NE     S    SW    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             10    10     6     8     9    26    23    17    11     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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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            11    36      21    50      27    65      36    59
Temp          15   11 29 31 24   21 42 43 32   27 55 56 42   37 53 49
Dewpt         -2    0  0 12 16   19 25 27 25   23 27 27 28   26 23 19
Max/Min RH         60    25      99    41      87    24      67    22
RH            47   59 28 44 71   91 50 54 75   83 34 33 57   65 31 30
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       0     0       0     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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