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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

TXZ024-222215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          52          83          37          61
Temp             47 53 74 84 82 68 62 57 54 59 73 81 79 59 49 42 39 42 54 60 58
Dewpt            30 34 29 32 34 35 35 35 32 31 28 19 11 11 13 13 12 12 11  8  7
Min/Max RH                   15          45           8          33          12
RH               52 48 19 15 18 29 37 43 43 34 19 10  8 15 23 30 32 29 18 12 13
Wind Dir          W  W NW  W  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         10  9 10  5  5  5  9 11 12 13 25 26 18 13 12 10 10 12 16 20 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         7 11 11 13 22 15 24 25 16 20 25 20 14 12 11  9  5  5  2  1  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Red Flag                                        W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     4     5     5     4     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4700  8700   100   100  4800  6800  3200   100  5500 10100
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S    SW     W     W     W     W    NW     W
T Wind Spd             11    10     6    11    20    36    10     8    12    18
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            28    55      36    71      42    77      50    76
Temp          38   30 48 53 44   39 62 68 52   45 68 74 58   52 68 73
Dewpt         18   17 15 15 22   26 25 22 29   31 30 27 30   29 26 26
Max/Min RH         58    21      59    16      58    17      42    16
RH            45   58 27 23 42   59 24 17 42   57 24 17 34   42 20 17
PWind Dir           N     E       S    SW       S     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-222215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          49          85          40          62
Temp             48 53 74 83 81 67 60 55 52 57 74 83 81 61 51 45 42 45 55 61 59
Dewpt            34 36 37 37 37 37 38 40 35 34 34 29 22 20 19 18 18 18 18 16 16
Min/Max RH                   19          59          11          37          17
RH               58 52 26 19 21 33 44 57 52 42 23 14 11 20 28 33 37 33 23 17 18
Wind Dir          W NW NW  N SE SE  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          6  8 10  8  4  8  6  8  8  8 19 24 17 13 12 10 10 11 13 18 14
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         4  5  8  8 14  7 23 32 14 19 23 21 16  9 11  5  3  5  2  4  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Red Flag                                        W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     4     5     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1000  5600     0     0  4500  7200     0     0  3200  7600
T Wind Dir              W     N    SE    SW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             10     9     5     6    11    26     8     8    13    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            30    54      36    70      43    79      50    77
Temp          39   32 48 52 43   38 61 67 52   46 70 76 59   52 69 74
Dewpt         20   19 15 17 23   28 30 28 35   35 39 35 37   37 31 29
Max/Min RH         58    22      67    21      68    22      57    18
RH            46   58 26 25 45   67 31 23 52   65 32 22 44   56 24 19
PWind Dir           N    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-222215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          52          87          42          67
Temp             49 55 77 86 84 70 63 58 55 59 76 85 83 63 54 47 44 47 59 66 64
Dewpt            35 36 36 34 34 35 37 40 35 34 35 28 22 21 21 22 22 19 15 11 10
Min/Max RH                   16          53          10          41          11
RH               58 49 23 16 17 27 38 51 48 39 22 13 10 20 27 37 40 32 17 11 12
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6  8 10  8  4  6  6  8 10 12 19 21 18 14 13 10  8 10 13 18 13
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         4  7  7 10 14  6  6  7 11 13 16 30 16  6  7 15 10 12  7  7  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              1700  7800   100   100  3600  7500  2400   100  5500  7300
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W    NW     W
T Wind Spd              9    11     6     8    16    32    17    10     9    21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            32    57      38    74      47    80      52    79
Temp          42   34 51 55 46   41 65 71 56   49 71 77 61   54 71 76
Dewpt         22   20 18 18 27   31 34 30 42   44 42 33 43   46 34 24
Max/Min RH         58    21      70    21      82    19      74    14
RH            45   57 28 23 47   67 31 22 59   82 35 20 51   74 26 14
PWind Dir           N     E       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 SC   B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-222215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          48          81          35          62
Temp             46 52 74 83 81 66 59 54 51 55 71 79 76 57 47 41 37 41 54 61 59
Dewpt            32 35 31 30 30 31 34 35 32 30 28 20 13 13 15 17 16 12  7  4  3
Min/Max RH                   15          50           9          42           9
RH               58 52 20 15 16 27 39 48 48 38 20 11  9 17 27 37 42 30 15 10 10
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          9 10 13 12  8  9 10  9 10 13 26 29 21 17 13 11 11 17 24 27 21
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        10 20 17 23 25 17 13 15 16 21 26 23 18 16 11 18 13  7  7  2  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
Red Flag                                        W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              3600  8100   100   100  5200  7500  4600   100  5500  7100
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             11    14     6     8    17    36    13     8    13    28
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  6  5  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  4
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            27    56      35    72      42    77      47    75
Temp          37   29 49 54 43   38 62 69 52   45 68 74 56   49 67 72
Dewpt         13   17 16 14 22   25 23 18 30   32 29 21 25   27 25 20
Max/Min RH         60    18      59    14      60    13      42    13
RH            37   60 26 20 43   59 22 14 43   60 23 13 30   42 20 14
PWind Dir           N    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-222215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      86          50          87          40          65
Temp             48 54 75 84 82 68 61 56 53 58 76 85 82 62 52 45 42 45 57 64 62
Dewpt            34 37 34 34 35 37 39 39 34 32 31 25 19 19 20 18 15 15 16 14 13
Min/Max RH                   16          54          10          33          14
RH               58 52 22 17 18 32 44 52 48 37 19 11 10 19 28 33 33 29 20 14 15
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N SE SE  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          6  6 11  8  4  5  6 10  9 10 21 24 18 13 11  9  9 11 13 19 13
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         4  5  8  8 13  5 19 17 11 16 22 23 18  9 12  6  4  4  2  3  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Red Flag                                        W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              1700  5900   100   100  4600  7600   100   100  3000  7800
T Wind Dir              W     N     S    SW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             11     9     6     9    14    26     6     9    12    12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            30    56      36    72      44    80      51    79
Temp          40   32 49 54 44   39 63 69 54   47 71 77 60   53 71 76
Dewpt         20   19 15 17 24   29 31 27 36   36 38 34 38   39 30 27
Max/Min RH         58    21      70    19      65    21      58    16
RH            45   58 25 24 45   67 30 21 51   65 31 21 44   58 22 16
PWind Dir           N     E       S    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-222215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      83          48          79          32          59
Temp             44 50 72 81 79 65 58 53 50 55 69 77 74 54 44 38 34 38 51 58 56
Dewpt            31 34 29 30 31 32 33 36 32 29 26 19 13 12 13 14 14 10  6  4  4
Min/Max RH                   15          52          10          43          11
RH               60 54 20 16 17 29 39 52 50 37 20 11 10 18 28 37 43 31 16 11 12
Wind Dir          W  W NW  W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  9 12 10  6  5  6  8  9 12 25 27 18 13 11  9 10 14 21 24 19
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         9 15 12 18 25 16 20 22 15 20 25 19 12 14 10 14  7  6  2  2  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
Red Flag                                        W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     3     4     4     5     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              5200  8500   100   100  4900  7100  4500   100  6200  8600
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW    SW     W     W     W     W    NW     W
T Wind Spd             11    13     6    10    19    39     9     6    13    27
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CH EL


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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            25    54      32    69      39    75      45    73
Temp          35   27 47 52 41   35 59 66 49   42 66 72 54   47 65 70
Dewpt         15   17 16 14 20   23 21 19 28   28 29 23 24   26 26 22
Max/Min RH         65    21      61    15      57    15      43    16
RH            43   65 28 22 42   61 23 16 44   57 25 16 31   43 23 16
PWind Dir           N    SE       S    SW       S     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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