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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

TXZ024-211030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      40          76          48          83          50
Temp          69 67 55 50 46 43 47 67 75 73 62 57 53 51 55 73 82 80 66 60 55 52
Dewpt         30 20 20 24 24 24 25 20 21 29 29 32 32 35 34 34 30 28 31 31 32 32
Max/Min RH                   49          13          55          14          47
RH            23 16 25 35 42 47 42 17 13 19 29 38 45 55 45 24 15 15 27 34 41 47
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  S SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      19 11  6  8  8  5  4  5  9  8  5  6  6 10  8 12 12  8  9  9 11 11
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)      3  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  2  2  3  8  5 12 15 15 25 25 17 30 19 32
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     6
Mix Hgt              2200   100  4600  5500   100   100  5400  8000   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW     S     S    SW     W     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd             10     9     6    12     8     9    17    19     8    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          80      41    58      32    56      39    65      37    64
Temp          71 76 51   42 53 55 40   34 50 54 45   41 58 62 46   39 57 62
Dewpt         32 19 13   12 15 11 21   22 21 23 29   30 30 24 27   27 25 25
Min/Max RH       12      30    16      61    27      66    23      61    23
RH            24 12 22   29 23 17 47   61 32 30 53   66 34 23 47   61 30 25
PWind Dir         W       W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0      10     0

$$

TXZ026-211030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      41          76          45          84          49
Temp          72 70 57 51 47 44 48 66 75 73 61 55 51 48 53 73 83 80 66 60 55 52
Dewpt         31 29 29 29 27 27 27 24 24 29 32 33 34 34 35 34 33 31 36 36 37 35
Max/Min RH                   51          15          58          16          54
RH            22 22 34 42 45 51 44 20 15 19 33 43 52 58 50 24 16 17 33 41 51 52
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W SW  S SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd      12 10  8  8  6  6  4  4  6  6  6  5  5  6  6 10 12  9  9  6  6  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  2  2  2  3  3  2  1  1  1  2  8  3  8  7 13 25 18 15 31 22 29
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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     6
Mix Hgt                 0     0  1900  4900     0     0  1000  7200     0     0
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     W     S    SE     S     W    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8     6     4     8     6     6     8    13     6     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          82      42    59      33    56      39    64      38    64
Temp          72 78 52   43 54 56 41   35 50 54 45   41 57 61 46   40 57 62
Dewpt         34 25 16   19 22 17 23   22 22 24 29   33 35 28 28   26 27 27
Min/Max RH       14      38    21      59    28      76    28      57    25
RH            25 14 24   38 28 21 48   59 33 31 53   73 43 28 49   57 31 26
PWind Dir         W       W    NW      NE     E      SE    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-211030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      41          78          47          84          50
Temp          72 70 57 51 47 44 48 68 77 75 62 57 53 50 55 74 83 81 67 60 56 53
Dewpt         28 31 30 29 28 27 28 26 25 29 31 33 35 35 36 36 36 34 35 35 36 35
Max/Min RH                   52          14          56          18          51
RH            19 23 36 42 48 52 45 20 14 19 31 41 50 55 49 25 19 18 31 40 48 51
Wind Dir      NW  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      13 11  8  6  6  6  4  5  6  5  4  4  5  5  6  9 10  6  6  8 10  9
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      7  2  2  2  2  3  2  1  2  2  1  4  3  6 10 11 22 15  9 13  9 15
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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4300   100  2800  5500  1600   100  2000  7100   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W    SW     S    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10     8     4     6     6     6    11    16     8    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          84      43    65      35    61      43    69      40    67
Temp          74 80 54   45 58 62 44   37 54 59 50   45 62 66 49   42 60 65
Dewpt         32 23 19   18 15  9 23   26 23 25 33   36 40 25 32   30 27 24
Min/Max RH       12      33    12      63    24      75    21      62    21
RH            21 12 25   33 18 12 43   63 30 27 53   71 45 21 52   62 28 22
PWind Dir        SW       W     W      NE     E       S    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-211030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      35          78          44          83          45
Temp          69 66 52 47 42 38 44 67 76 74 61 55 50 47 52 72 81 79 63 56 51 48
Dewpt         23 20 20 22 21 21 23 23 24 28 31 32 33 34 35 33 28 26 28 30 32 32
Max/Min RH                   50          14          60          13          56
RH            17 17 28 37 43 50 43 19 14 18 32 41 52 60 52 24 14 14 26 37 48 54
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      20 13  5  5  5  6  4  8 10  9  6  8  9  8  9 16 16  9  8 10 10  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)      3  1  2  3  2  3  4  1  2  4  2  8  8 13 21 19 31 24 17 26 17 26
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2500   100  3400  5000   100   100  5000  7100   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW     W    SW    SW     W     W     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8     6     5    12     6     9    14    18     8    10
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          78      37    59      30    59      38    68      35    65
Temp          68 74 48   39 52 56 39   32 52 57 46   40 59 65 45   37 57 63
Dewpt         31 16 12   13 11  6 17   20 20 19 28   29 22 17 26   25 23 21
Min/Max RH       11      34    13      61    22      65    14      61    19
RH            25 11 23   34 19 13 40   61 28 22 49   64 24 15 47   61 27 20
PWind Dir         W       W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ031-211030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      41          79          46          86          49
Temp          73 71 57 52 47 44 49 69 78 75 62 57 52 49 54 75 84 82 67 60 55 52
Dewpt         30 30 29 28 27 26 27 23 24 28 33 34 35 35 37 35 32 30 36 36 35 35
Max/Min RH                   50          13          60          14          54
RH            20 22 34 39 45 49 42 18 13 18 33 42 53 59 52 23 15 15 32 41 47 51
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  S SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd      12 11  8  8  6  6  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  6  6 10 12  9  8  8  8  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      5  2  2  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  2  7  3  7  9 13 24 16 10 28 20 25
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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     6
Mix Hgt               600   100  2200  5100   100   100  2800  7700   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W     S    SE     S     W     W    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8     5     8     8     8    11    17     8     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          84      42    62      33    57      40    67      38    65
Temp          74 80 53   44 56 59 41   35 51 55 46   42 59 64 47   40 58 63
Dewpt         33 24 14   16 17 14 24   24 23 25 31   34 37 27 29   28 27 28
Min/Max RH       13      32    16      65    27      76    24      61    24
RH            22 13 22   32 22 17 50   65 33 31 55   73 44 24 49   61 30 26
PWind Dir         W       W    NW      NE     E      SE    SW      NW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-211030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
303 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      35          75          44          81          45
Temp          66 64 51 46 41 38 43 64 74 72 59 54 50 47 52 71 80 77 62 56 50 47
Dewpt         25 18 19 23 22 22 24 22 23 28 29 32 34 34 35 34 28 26 28 30 33 33
Max/Min RH                   52          15          60          14          58
RH            21 17 28 40 46 52 47 20 15 19 32 43 54 60 52 26 15 15 27 37 52 58
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd      20 12  5  5  4  5  4  6  9  6  4  5  6  9  9 16 16  9  6  8  9  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)      2  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  2  2  5  4 16 16 14 25 28 20 27 23 31
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              4100   100  3200  4500   100   100  5300  7200   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW    SW     S     W     W     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8     6     6    10     6    11    16    24     8    12
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          76      35    57      29    56      35    63      33    62
Temp          67 72 46   37 50 54 38   31 49 54 42   37 55 60 42   35 55 60
Dewpt         30 16 11   13 11  6 18   20 20 20 27   27 24 19 24   24 24 23
Min/Max RH       12      37    13      63    24      67    19      64    23
RH            25 12 24   37 20 14 44   63 31 26 55   67 30 20 48   64 30 24
PWind Dir         W       W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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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