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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

TXZ024-191100-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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          88          66          95          71
Temp          77 79 71 67 64 64 72 80 87 87 77 71 68 66 78 88 94 93 82 76 74 72
Dewpt         50 51 53 55 55 56 56 56 53 57 56 58 60 62 62 60 58 56 58 60 62 62
Max/Min RH                   78          32          86          27          73
RH            39 39 53 64 72 76 57 44 32 36 49 64 76 86 58 39 30 28 44 58 67 72
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13  9  5  4  4  4  4  6  6  8  5  5  4  4  4  5  9 10 10  9  9  8
Clouds        SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     44 21 38 56 60 63 53 43 33 23 19 16 18 21 17  9 10 15 24 25 18 20
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              3600  1900  3200  5600  3700   200  7300  9000  5200   300
T Wind Dir              E     E    NE     E     E    SW     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              9     3     9     8     4     3     5    10    10     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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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         100      73   102      74   100      70    89      66    84
Temp          93 98   80 73 95 99   82 74 95 96   78 70 83 87   71 66 79 83
Dewpt         59 53   56 58 55 51   57 59 59 54   62 63 61 57   58 57 54 51
Min/Max RH       22      58    19      59    23      78    35      73    32
RH            32 22   44 58 26 20   43 59 30 24   58 78 47 37   63 73 43 33
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10     5       5    10      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-191100-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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          89          67          96          72
Temp          78 78 72 69 67 66 77 83 89 87 78 73 70 68 82 90 95 94 84 80 75 73
Dewpt         52 53 55 58 58 58 58 58 55 55 56 59 60 61 62 62 60 58 59 61 62 62
Max/Min RH                   78          32          81          28          71
RH            40 42 55 67 73 76 53 43 32 34 46 61 71 79 52 39 31 30 43 53 64 69
Wind Dir      NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 11  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  6  6  5  4  4  6  8 11 10  9  8  6
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     49 29 43 57 60 63 53 42 31 19 18 17 21 25 24 16  8 14 14 20 14 18
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     2     2     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              3500  1600  4400  6300  3900   100  6000  9000  5700   100
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11     5    10    10     5     3     3     9    10     5
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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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         100      74   102      74   100      72    91      68    86
Temp          94 98   81 75 96100   83 74 95 97   80 72 87 88   75 68 83 85
Dewpt         60 55   58 59 57 54   60 61 60 58   65 64 63 58   60 57 55 52
Min/Max RH       23      59    20      64    25      76    34      70    31
RH            32 24   45 58 27 22   46 63 31 27   59 76 45 36   60 68 39 32
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE       E    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10    10       5    10      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ043-191100-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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          90          68          95          71
Temp          84 82 76 72 69 66 76 84 89 88 79 76 72 68 80 89 94 93 83 78 75 72
Dewpt         61 60 59 60 59 60 60 61 58 62 63 64 63 64 64 63 61 59 60 61 62 62
Max/Min RH                   81          35          87          31          73
RH            45 47 56 66 71 80 58 46 35 42 58 68 75 86 57 42 33 32 47 56 65 72
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      17 13 11  9  8  6  5  8  6  8  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  9  8  6  5  4
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     49 47 56 65 68 72 66 60 45 30 26 21 24 26 17 14 13 15 10 17  7 10
PoP 12hr                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              2200  1900  2300  4000  2900   200  4600  9200  5500   300
T Wind Dir             NE     N    NE    NE    SE    NW    NE     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    12    11     6     4     3     4    10     8     4
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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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         100      73   102      74   103      74    96      68    88
Temp          93 98   81 73 97 99   83 74 96101   84 74 91 94   76 68 85 88
Dewpt         59 55   56 60 56 53   60 61 59 55   64 65 62 61   61 59 57 55
Min/Max RH       23      64    20      64    21      74    31      73    33
RH            32 24   42 63 26 22   46 63 29 23   52 74 38 34   60 73 39 33
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE      SE     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0      10     0       0     5      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-191100-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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                      62          89          66          95          70
Temp          78 78 71 68 65 62 72 81 88 88 77 73 69 66 78 88 94 93 82 77 73 70
Dewpt         54 54 53 55 54 55 57 57 54 56 59 61 61 61 61 60 57 54 55 58 60 60
Max/Min RH                   77          31          84          26          71
RH            43 43 54 64 68 77 59 43 32 34 54 66 75 83 56 39 29 27 39 51 63 70
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      17 13 10  8  6  5  8  9  9 10  9  8  5  4  5  6  8 11 11 10  8  8
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     44 28 42 57 63 70 57 43 34 25 20 15 18 21 12 10 13 23 20 23 10 22
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     3     3     2     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              2800   800  2100  3700  2500   200  6000  8800  5500   300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     E    NE    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             12     5    10    10     4     2     4     9    10     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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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          99      73   101      73   100      70    92      65    84
Temp          93 97   81 73 95 98   82 73 96 97   79 70 88 90   72 65 80 83
Dewpt         57 51   55 56 52 46   52 57 55 49   58 60 60 55   58 56 54 53
Min/Max RH       21      55    16      57    18      71    30      73    34
RH            30 21   41 54 23 17   35 57 25 20   48 71 38 31   60 73 41 35
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10     0       5    10      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-191100-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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          90          67          96          71
Temp          78 78 72 69 66 66 77 83 89 89 79 74 70 68 82 91 95 94 83 78 73 72
Dewpt         54 54 55 58 58 58 59 58 56 57 57 60 61 62 62 62 60 58 59 61 62 62
Max/Min RH                   80          32          83          28          73
RH            43 44 55 69 75 78 55 43 33 35 48 62 75 81 52 39 31 30 44 56 68 70
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 12  6  4  4  4  5  6  8  9  6  4  4  3  4  5  8 10 10  8  6  5
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     49 31 45 59 62 66 56 47 35 23 21 18 22 26 21 15  7 13 14 21 14 15
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     4     3     2     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              3400  2200  4300  6600  4200   300  6100  9200  5800   300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             13     5    10     9     5     3     4     9     9     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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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         101      73   102      75   102      73    93      68    87
Temp          95 99   82 74 96100   83 75 97 99   81 73 89 91   75 69 83 86
Dewpt         59 55   58 59 57 54   59 61 60 57   64 64 64 59   60 58 56 53
Min/Max RH       22      62    20      63    23      73    33      71    32
RH            31 24   46 60 27 22   44 61 30 25   56 73 44 35   59 70 41 33
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE       E    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10     5       5    10      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ029-191100-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
342 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

Date           06/18/17      Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            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                      61          87          63          93          68
Temp          77 77 69 65 63 61 72 81 86 86 74 68 66 64 76 87 92 91 80 75 71 69
Dewpt         53 53 52 53 53 54 57 57 55 57 57 59 59 60 61 60 57 55 57 59 60 60
Max/Min RH                   77          34          90          28          76
RH            44 43 55 65 69 77 60 44 35 38 55 72 79 88 59 41 30 30 45 57 67 74
Wind Dir      NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 11  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  6  5  4  4  5  6  9  9 10  9  8  6
Clouds        SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     40 20 38 56 60 64 52 41 32 23 20 16 18 21  9  8  9 18 18 24 21 24
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     2     3     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt              3100  1300  3000  4800  3000   200  7000  9400  5900   400
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     E     S     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             10     5     9     9     4     2     5    10    11     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           06/21  Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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      70   100      70    98      67    88      63    82
Temp          93 96   78 70 95 98   79 70 95 95   76 67 85 86   70 63 78 81
Dewpt         58 52   55 57 53 47   53 58 56 51   58 61 61 56   57 55 54 52
Min/Max RH       22      63    17      66    21      81    35      75    35
RH            31 23   45 63 24 18   40 66 27 23   53 81 45 36   64 75 43 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SE       E    NE       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10     0       5    10      10    20      20    20

$$

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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