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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ024-262215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      67          46          83          51          79
Temp          53 50 56 63 66 65 58 55 52 49 60 75 82 80 68 61 56 53 62 73 78 76
Dewpt         46 44 41 38 35 31 36 35 37 38 41 38 37 36 38 39 41 42 43 42 39 43
Min/Max RH                   28          67          20          66          25
RH            76 81 57 40 32 28 44 47 57 67 49 26 20 20 33 45 57 66 50 34 25 31
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  E SE  E
Wind Spd      12 19 18 18 14 11  4  5  6  8 18 21 23 18  8  8  8  6  6  6  9 11
Clouds        B2 OV OV SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)     86 91 92 34 13  7 24 45 49 60 45 28 37 61 75 69 56 49 38 52 52 72
PoP 12hr                     40           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C                                                        C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  3     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              4800  8000  5000   200 13100 14100  8500   600  5600 10400
T Wind Dir              N    NW     S     S    SW     W     W     N    NW     S
T Wind Spd             24    23     9     5    23    37    10    12    10    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          51    59      37    60      41    77      49    80
Temp          58 52 56 57   44 39 55 58   49 44 69 74   59 51 73 77
Dewpt         52 49 48 45   36 33 31 27   30 31 35 35   39 40 42 39
Max/Min RH       89    64      79    29      60    22      65    25
RH            79 89 76 64   73 79 40 30   48 60 28 24   47 65 32 25
PWind Dir        NE     N       N    NW       W     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         40    40      40    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-262215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      67          47          86          54          80
Temp          56 53 58 63 66 65 59 56 53 50 62 78 85 83 71 64 59 56 64 74 79 78
Dewpt         47 45 40 38 34 32 35 36 36 38 41 41 38 38 40 42 44 45 46 46 43 47
Min/Max RH                   28          63          19          66          28
RH            72 74 51 39 30 29 40 47 52 63 46 27 19 20 32 45 57 66 52 37 28 33
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd      10 18 19 18 16 12  5  5  6  8 18 21 23 19  9  8  6  8  8  8  9 11
Clouds        B2 OV OV B1 FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)     83 92 94 67 17  7 14 37 46 56 63 32 40 57 79 66 49 47 34 53 45 57
PoP 12hr                     30           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C                                                        C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  3     4     5     4     4     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              3800  7300  4700   100  3600 14000   100   300  4600  5600
T Wind Dir              N    NW    SE    SE     S    SW     S     N     N     E
T Wind Spd             24    20     8     5    17    26     6     8    12     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          54    63      41    62      42    79      51    82
Temp          61 55 60 61   48 43 57 60   51 45 71 76   61 53 75 80
Dewpt         54 51 51 48   39 35 32 27   31 32 36 38   41 41 43 42
Max/Min RH       86    62      73    27      60    23      64    25
RH            78 86 72 62   71 73 38 28   46 60 28 25   48 64 32 26
PWind Dir        NE     N       N    NW       W     W       E    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         40    40      40    10       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ043-262215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      70          49          90          57          87
Temp          60 57 61 66 69 68 61 58 55 52 65 81 89 87 74 68 63 59 69 80 86 84
Dewpt         48 46 45 40 37 34 36 36 38 39 41 38 36 33 38 43 44 44 45 43 43 43
Min/Max RH                   29          61          14          57          22
RH            65 68 57 38 32 29 39 44 53 61 41 21 15 14 27 40 50 57 41 27 22 24
Wind Dir      NW  N  N  N NW NW SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  W NW  N NE  S SE
Wind Spd       8 12 20 17 13 10  5  5  5  6 18 18 21 18  9  9  8  5  6  5  8  9
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     77 82 75 52 19 10 10 17 27 35 32 19 15 28 41 41 28 36 29 47 41 63
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        S  S                                                        C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     2     3     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              3400  7500  5200   200  7600 13000  7700   500  4100  9200
T Wind Dir              N    NW     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     N    SW
T Wind Spd             23    18     8     5    21    31    20    13     9     6
RFTI           0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          58    74      42    66      44    83      55    87
Temp          66 59 69 71   52 44 61 64   53 47 75 80   65 57 80 84
Dewpt         52 55 51 47   40 34 32 27   29 30 32 30   37 42 43 38
Max/Min RH       87    42      69    24      51    15      57    19
RH            61 87 53 42   63 69 33 24   39 51 21 16   35 57 27 19
PWind Dir         E     N       N    NW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr         30    30      40     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-262215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      69          49          85          53          84
Temp          55 52 57 65 68 67 60 58 54 52 63 77 84 82 70 63 59 55 65 77 83 81
Dewpt         41 40 39 35 32 30 32 33 36 36 37 33 32 29 34 35 37 37 38 35 35 37
Min/Max RH                   24          54          14          51          18
RH            59 63 51 33 26 25 35 39 50 54 38 20 15 14 26 35 44 51 37 22 18 21
Wind Dir      NW  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  S SW  S
Wind Spd      12 19 23 18 13 11  8 11 10 10 20 24 27 24 10  8  6  6  6  9 11 14
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     81 84 82 35 14 12 31 46 59 41 23 24 24 52 61 51 54 47 33 44 51 64
PoP 12hr                     30           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C                                                        C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              4800  8200  5100   200 11300 13200  8500   300  7400 12800
T Wind Dir              N    NW     S     S    SW     W    SW    NW     N    SW
T Wind Spd             25    19     8     9    20    34    14     6    10    17
RFTI           0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          53    68      37    62      42    79      50    84
Temp          61 54 64 65   47 39 57 60   51 45 71 76   60 53 77 81
Dewpt         47 49 41 38   35 31 27 25   28 29 28 27   33 35 33 30
Max/Min RH       83    36      73    25      53    15      50    15
RH            60 83 43 37   63 73 31 26   41 53 20 16   36 50 20 16
PWind Dir         E    NW       N    NW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW
PoP 12hr         30    30      40     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-262215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      69          47          87          55          81
Temp          57 54 59 65 68 67 60 56 53 50 63 79 86 84 72 65 60 57 65 75 80 79
Dewpt         49 46 42 40 36 32 36 37 38 38 42 40 38 36 40 41 44 44 45 45 43 46
Min/Max RH                   27          63          17          62          27
RH            74 76 54 40 31 28 42 49 57 63 46 25 18 18 31 41 55 62 48 34 27 31
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N NE SE  E
Wind Spd      10 17 20 18 14 12  5  5  6  9 18 21 24 18  8  8  6  8  8  6  8 11
Clouds        B2 OV OV B1 FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     79 90 88 64 17  7 15 33 42 53 57 27 35 57 75 67 46 42 34 47 43 55
PoP 12hr                     30           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.08           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C                                                        C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     4     4     3     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              3200  7300  4800   200  5100 13800  3600   500  4600  6600
T Wind Dir              N    NW    SE     S     S    SW    SW    NW     N    SE
T Wind Spd             24    20     8     6    18    32    11     8    11     6
RFTI           0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          55    64      41    62      43    80      51    83
Temp          62 56 61 62   48 43 57 60   51 46 72 77   61 53 76 80
Dewpt         55 52 52 49   39 35 32 27   31 31 35 37   40 41 43 41
Max/Min RH       86    62      75    27      55    21      63    23
RH            78 86 72 62   71 75 38 28   46 55 26 24   46 63 31 25
PWind Dir        NE     N       N    NW       W    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         30    40      40    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-262215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
332 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      66          46          82          50          79
Temp          51 48 54 61 65 64 57 55 51 49 60 74 81 79 67 60 55 52 61 72 78 76
Dewpt         42 42 39 36 34 31 34 34 37 37 40 36 35 32 36 36 39 39 40 37 35 39
Min/Max RH                   29          63          18          61          21
RH            71 80 57 39 31 29 42 45 59 63 47 25 19 18 32 41 55 61 46 28 21 26
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 20 20 19 13  9  5  8  8  6 19 24 26 21  9  6  6  6  6  9 10 11
Clouds        B2 OV OV FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B2
Clouds(%)     84 91 89 22 12  8 36 58 60 49 30 30 39 65 72 66 60 53 43 51 49 74
PoP 12hr                     40           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.03           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C                                                        C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     4     3     3     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              5100  8200  5100   200 12200 13400  8600   500  7700 13500
T Wind Dir              N    NW     S     S    SW     W    SW     N    NW    SW
T Wind Spd             24    21     9     9    25    39    10    10    12    19
RFTI           0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          49    60      35    59      39    76      47    79
Temp          57 50 57 58   43 37 54 57   48 42 68 73   57 49 72 76
Dewpt         48 48 44 40   33 31 29 27   29 30 32 31   36 36 37 35
Max/Min RH       93    51      79    30      62    20      61    21
RH            72 93 62 51   67 79 38 31   47 62 26 21   45 61 28 22
PWind Dir         E    NE       N    NW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         30    40      40    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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