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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

TXZ024-171030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      57          85          58          90          56
Temp          85 84 70 64 60 58 69 79 84 83 68 64 62 59 75 84 90 85 70 64 61 56
Dewpt         59 53 50 47 43 35 32 29 29 27 31 31 33 36 38 38 35 42 42 48 46 49
Max/Min RH                   47          13          45          17          84
RH            42 34 50 54 53 42 25 16 14 13 25 29 33 42 26 19 14 22 37 56 58 76
Wind Dir       S SW  W SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  W  W  N NW
Wind Spd      18 19 20 13 17 19 21 18 19 17 10 10 10 11 10 11 18 19 11  5  5  9
Clouds        B1 SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     58 48 69 40 12  6  1  1  2  9  7  8  8  6  4 19 26 44 40 34 50 61
PoP 12hr                     30           0           0          10          30
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C                                            S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C                                            S  S  C  C  C
Tornado        A  A
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              9700   400  8700  9200  5400   100  9800 14400  2700  1900
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W    SW    SW     W     S     N     N
T Wind Spd             28    13    29    29    11    10    16    18    23    18
RFTI           1  1  1  0  0  0  2  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL EL EL NO NO NO EL NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          78      50    71      49    78      55    82      59    81
Temp          74 75   59 50 64 70   55 50 72 75   61 56 77 79   63 59 77 80
Dewpt         50 50   52 47 45 43   45 45 45 44   47 49 51 50   56 56 55 51
Min/Max RH       44     100    38      90    32      84    40      98    41
RH            42 42   78 89 51 37   70 85 39 33   61 77 41 36   80 89 48 37
PWind Dir        NE       N     N      NE     E       S     S       S     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         30      40    20       5     5       5    10      20    30

$$

TXZ026-171030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      58          88          59          91          59
Temp          84 84 71 64 62 58 71 82 87 86 71 65 62 60 75 86 91 88 73 65 62 59
Dewpt         64 62 60 57 51 39 36 32 32 32 36 36 37 39 44 48 44 52 47 54 53 55
Max/Min RH                   65          13          51          20          86
RH            51 48 68 78 67 49 28 16 14 14 28 34 39 46 33 27 20 29 40 68 72 87
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW NW
Wind Spd      19 21 20 13 14 18 21 17 19 16 11 11 10 10 10 13 18 19 12  9  5 10
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     65 60 85 56 17  7  2  1  1  6  4  5  8  9 12 30 32 41 44 41 44 62
PoP 12hr                     50           0           0          20          30
QPF 12hr                   0.14           0           0        0.05        0.11
Rain SHWRS     L  C  C  S  S                                C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  C  C  S  S                                C  C  C  C  C  C  C
Tornado        A  A
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              1700   100  7900  8500  5200     0  6500 13800 10000  2500
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     S    SW     W     S     N     N
T Wind Spd             21     8    25    27    11     6     6    13    25    21
RFTI           2  2  2  0  0  0  2  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL EL EL NO NO NO EL EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          79      53    72      51    79      56    82      61    82
Temp          75 76   62 53 66 71   56 52 73 77   61 56 77 79   65 61 78 80
Dewpt         56 55   55 50 48 47   48 47 47 47   50 51 54 52   57 58 59 54
Min/Max RH       45     100    39      89    31      83    41      96    42
RH            52 48   78 89 52 42   74 83 40 35   67 83 45 39   75 90 52 41
PWind Dir        NE       N     N      NE     E      SE     S       S    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    20      10     5       5    10      20    30

$$

TXZ043-171030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      58          89          61          93          62
Temp          89 88 74 68 63 58 73 83 88 87 74 69 65 61 78 88 93 90 77 70 66 62
Dewpt         61 59 60 56 42 35 34 28 27 24 26 32 37 42 49 49 40 47 44 56 57 58
Max/Min RH                   73           9          57          19          94
RH            39 38 62 64 47 42 24 13 11 10 17 25 35 49 36 26 16 23 31 60 73 88
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      21 21 16 13 12 13 17 14 14 13 10 10  9 10 14 14 18 19 10 10  8  9
Clouds        SC B1 B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     48 60 85 45 14  6  4  1  0  8  2  2  4 30 30 35 21 38 31 41 35 52
PoP 12hr                     60           0           0          30          30
QPF 12hr                   0.34           0           0        0.05        0.11
Rain SHWRS     C  L  L  C  C                          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  L  L  C  C                          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     5     3     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     5     5     5     4     4     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              8400   200  7000  8200  5100   100  7500 14400  9300  2200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     N
T Wind Spd             20     9    26    23    10    10    12    20    19    20
RFTI           2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          84      55    74      51    80      56    84      61    85
Temp          83 81   64 55 69 73   60 51 76 79   63 57 80 82   68 61 82 83
Dewpt         58 54   56 52 50 49   50 48 47 47   51 52 53 53   59 59 59 56
Min/Max RH       41     100    41      99    31      90    39      98    38
RH            43 39   75 90 52 43   71 90 37 32   65 85 40 37   72 93 46 40
PWind Dir         S       E    NE      NE    NE      SE     S       S    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      10     5      10    10      20    40

$$

TXZ035-171030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      55          84          57          88          55
Temp          90 86 72 66 59 55 66 77 83 83 71 66 61 57 72 84 88 85 70 63 59 55
Dewpt         40 33 40 38 37 30 29 24 24 20 23 26 30 33 34 31 28 29 35 40 41 43
Max/Min RH                   41           9          45          11          77
RH            17 15 31 36 44 38 25 14 11 10 16 22 31 40 25 15 11 13 27 43 51 64
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NE NW
Wind Spd      21 25 19 19 18 19 23 18 19 17 12 11  9 10 10 13 21 21 11  5  4 11
Clouds        SC B1 B1 FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     31 51 69 19  9  3  6  1  1  8  6  8  2 10 11 18 19 36 21 36 47 48
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S                                                  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S  S                                                  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              9800  1200  7300  8000  5000   100  8700 14600 10000  1900
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    SW     S    SW     W    SW    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             24    18    29    26    11     6    14    25    26    17
RFTI           3  4  0  0  0  1  2  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO NO NO EL EL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          80      50    72      48    78      55    83      59    83
Temp          75 76   59 50 65 71   55 49 72 76   60 55 78 80   66 60 78 81
Dewpt         43 39   46 46 44 41   44 45 42 40   45 48 49 48   56 55 53 48
Min/Max RH       33     100    38      93    28      80    34     100    34
RH            32 26   62 86 46 34   66 86 34 27   58 77 36 33   70 84 42 32
PWind Dir         E      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S       S     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr         20      30    20       5     5      10    10      20    20

$$

TXZ031-171030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      58          89          60          92          59
Temp          87 85 72 66 62 59 73 84 88 87 72 67 64 61 78 87 91 89 75 67 63 59
Dewpt         63 62 61 56 49 38 35 31 32 31 34 35 36 38 45 48 41 50 45 53 52 54
Max/Min RH                   66          13          51          18          89
RH            46 47 68 71 63 46 25 15 13 13 25 31 35 42 32 26 18 26 35 61 67 83
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd      20 21 19 12 14 19 21 17 19 16 11 11 10 12 13 13 19 19 11  8  6  9
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     60 58 85 53 17  7  2  1  0  6  4  4  6 11 12 28 26 38 39 43 43 61
PoP 12hr                     50           0           0          20          30
QPF 12hr                   0.13           0           0        0.04        0.09
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  S  S                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C
Tornado        A  A
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     3
Haines                  3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2200   200  8100  8600  5300   100  6900 14200  9900  2800
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     S    SW     W     S    NW     N
T Wind Spd             23     9    27    27    10    10    10    14    24    20
RFTI           3  2  1  0  0  1  2  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL EL NO NO EL EL EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          80      54    73      50    80      56    83      61    84
Temp          78 78   62 54 67 72   57 51 75 79   62 57 79 81   66 61 79 82
Dewpt         56 54   55 50 48 47   48 47 47 46   50 51 53 52   57 58 58 54
Min/Max RH       45     100    41      92    31      87    41      96    40
RH            47 44   78 88 50 41   71 85 38 32   64 81 41 37   73 90 49 38
PWind Dir         N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S       S    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         40      40    20      10     5      10    10      20    30

$$

TXZ029-171030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
303 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Date           05/16/17      Wed 05/17/17            Thu 05/18/17            Fri
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                      53          82          54          86          52
Temp          86 85 68 63 57 53 65 76 81 80 67 63 59 54 72 82 86 82 66 60 56 52
Dewpt         48 36 41 41 40 31 30 26 27 23 27 28 31 32 35 33 31 31 37 40 42 43
Max/Min RH                   47          11          46          14          86
RH            27 17 37 44 53 43 27 16 14 12 22 26 34 43 26 17 14 16 34 47 59 71
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd      19 24 19 18 17 17 21 19 20 17 10 11  9  9  9 12 18 19 10  5  4 10
Clouds        SC B1 B2 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     33 51 72 22 12  5  2  1  3 10 10  9  3  6  5 16 33 43 32 31 53 59
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S                                                  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S  S                                                  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              9900   800  8100  8500  5100   100  9200 13400  2400  2000
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W     S    SW     W     W     N     N
T Wind Spd             26    25    33    29    11     9    16    19    20    16
RFTI           2  3  1  0  0  0  2  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL CL EL NO NO NO EL EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           05/19  Sat 05/20/17  Sun 05/21/17  Mon 05/22/17  Tue 05/23/17
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          77      47    70      46    77      53    81      56    80
Temp          72 74   56 47 63 69   53 47 71 75   58 54 76 78   61 56 77 78
Dewpt         43 41   49 44 44 39   43 44 42 40   45 47 48 47   55 54 52 48
Min/Max RH       38     100    37      96    29      89    36     100    38
RH            35 30   77 89 50 33   69 89 35 28   62 77 37 33   81 93 42 35
PWind Dir         N       N     N      NE    SE       S     S      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      30    20       5     5      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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