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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

TXZ024-122245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      85          62          87          64          86
Temp          55 53 65 80 85 78 70 67 65 62 71 83 87 80 72 69 67 64 72 82 86 76
Dewpt         48 51 57 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 62 64 62 63 62 61 61 62 64 65 64 63
Min/Max RH                   41          95          44          95          49
RH            77 92 76 49 41 52 69 79 85 92 74 54 44 57 71 77 83 92 77 57 49 65
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  5 10 11 11  8  8  9 10  9 10  8  9  8  6 10 11 11 13 13 13 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      8  9 21 13 23 13 10  8 15 23 28 27 33 25 25 31 36 42 36 43 32 60
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              3600  5800   200   200  1800  5200   200   500  2400  5600
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    13     8     9    10    11     9    10    19    19
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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    65      42    66      45    72      51    76
Temp          60 54 63 58   47 42 62 59   49 45 67 65   55 51 72 69
Dewpt         59 42 36 35   37 34 34 38   37 36 42 45   42 43 47 48
Max/Min RH       95    33      72    33      72    37      76    37
RH            95 63 37 42   68 72 35 45   63 70 40 47   61 73 41 47
PWind Dir         W    NE      NE     E       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         30    10       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-122245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      85          63          87          65          87
Temp          55 53 65 80 85 78 71 67 65 63 72 83 87 80 73 69 67 65 73 83 87 77
Dewpt         47 49 55 60 60 60 61 61 61 61 63 64 63 64 63 62 62 63 65 65 65 64
Min/Max RH                   43          95          45          96          48
RH            74 86 70 51 43 54 71 80 86 92 74 53 45 58 72 77 83 93 76 54 48 63
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  5  8 11 13  9  9  9  8  6  9 10 11  8  9 11 10  9 12 14 13 12
Clouds        FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     12 12 28 17 22 18 18 11  9 27 29 18 22 20  9 25 33 34 38 37 29 55
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     3     4     2     3     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              3000  4700   100   100  2100  2700   100   200  2400  4500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             11    17     9     6    10    13     8     8    21    21
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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          56    67      44    68      46    72      51    76
Temp          62 56 65 60   49 44 64 61   50 46 68 65   55 51 72 69
Dewpt         61 45 40 37   37 36 36 38   38 37 42 42   41 42 47 48
Max/Min RH       96    34      73    32      72    34      73    37
RH            96 66 40 42   64 73 35 42   62 70 39 42   59 71 41 47
PWind Dir        SW     N      NE    NE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         40    10       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ043-122245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      87          63          87          66          89
Temp          58 56 67 82 87 80 71 68 66 63 72 83 87 80 73 70 68 66 75 85 89 79
Dewpt         47 51 56 59 58 59 60 61 62 62 64 64 61 61 60 62 63 63 66 66 63 62
Min/Max RH                   38          99          42          93          42
RH            68 82 66 46 38 49 67 79 87 96 76 53 42 51 64 75 83 89 75 53 42 55
Wind Dir       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  9 12 11  8  8  9  8  5 10 11 11  8  8  9  8  8 12 13 13 12
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     40 37 43 34 37 24 13 14 18 24 25 17 22 25 10 14 26 36 25 30 22 32
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     3     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3800  5200   500   200  2200  3800   200   300  4100  5500
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             14    17     9     8    16    13     9     8    21    24
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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    67      46    67      46    73      51    78
Temp          64 58 65 60   50 46 63 60   50 46 68 66   55 51 73 71
Dewpt         62 51 43 38   38 37 32 35   36 36 37 40   39 41 45 46
Max/Min RH       94    37      70    28      68    29      70    32
RH            93 77 44 43   64 70 31 38   58 67 31 38   54 68 36 41
PWind Dir        SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         50    20       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-122245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      84          60          85          64          86
Temp          55 53 64 79 84 77 68 65 63 60 69 81 85 78 71 68 66 64 72 82 86 76
Dewpt         48 51 54 57 56 57 58 58 58 59 60 62 60 60 60 59 61 62 63 63 61 59
Min/Max RH                   38          97          43          94          43
RH            77 92 69 47 38 51 69 79 85 96 72 53 43 53 67 72 83 93 73 52 43 55
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  4 10 10 11  9  9 10  9  8  9  9 10  9 10 12 12 11 13 13 12 11
Clouds        FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     24 22 31 21 27 23 12 19 34 29 32 23 31 30 32 29 44 52 42 38 31 61
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     4     4     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              3100  5500   200   400  1200  3500   300   600  2900  5800
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    12     9     8    10    10    10    13    19    19
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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    65      41    66      44    72      50    76
Temp          60 54 63 58   46 41 62 59   48 44 67 65   54 50 72 69
Dewpt         58 43 36 35   35 33 32 36   36 36 40 43   42 43 45 46
Max/Min RH       92    33      72    30      75    34      78    34
RH            92 65 36 43   66 72 32 42   62 73 37 44   63 76 38 44
PWind Dir        SW    NE      NE    SE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         40     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-122245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      87          63          87          66          88
Temp          56 54 66 81 87 80 71 68 66 63 72 83 87 80 73 70 68 66 74 84 88 79
Dewpt         47 50 55 59 59 60 61 61 61 61 63 64 63 63 62 62 62 63 65 66 64 64
Min/Max RH                   39          94          45          92          45
RH            72 86 67 47 39 51 70 79 85 91 74 53 45 55 68 75 80 89 73 53 45 61
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  8 12 13  9  8  9  9  6 10 11 11  8  9 10 10  9 13 14 14 11
Clouds        FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     16 17 33 19 25 19 19 13 15 28 27 16 19 22 12 23 31 33 34 33 27 52
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     3     3     2     4     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              3300  5100   200   300  2000  2900   200   400  2800  5100
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             13    17     9     8    12    14     9    10    24    21
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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    68      45    69      46    73      52    77
Temp          64 58 66 61   50 45 65 62   51 46 68 66   56 52 73 70
Dewpt         61 46 40 38   39 37 35 38   39 37 41 43   42 42 47 48
Max/Min RH       91    34      73    30      72    33      71    36
RH            91 65 38 43   66 73 33 41   63 70 37 42   60 69 40 45
PWind Dir        SW     N      NE    NE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         40    10       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ029-122245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
351 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Date             Thu 10/12/17            Fri 10/13/17            Sat 10/14/17
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                      83          59          85          62          84
Temp          53 51 63 78 83 76 67 64 62 59 69 81 85 78 70 67 65 62 70 80 84 74
Dewpt         48 50 55 58 56 57 58 58 58 57 60 62 60 61 60 59 60 61 63 63 62 60
Min/Max RH                   40          96          43          99          48
RH            82 96 76 51 40 53 72 81 88 92 74 53 43 56 70 77 85 96 78 56 48 62
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  5 10 11 11  8  8  9  8  6  9  9  9  6  8 11 10 10 13 13 13 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     12 12 19 11 18 10  7 10 25 25 32 27 36 36 37 36 48 52 39 46 40 64
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3900  5900   200   200  1100  5400   300   500  2400  6100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             16    13    10    10     9    10    10    16    21    20
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          Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17  Tue 10/17/17  Wed 10/18/17
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    63      39    65      44    71      50    75
Temp          58 51 61 56   44 39 61 58   48 44 66 64   54 50 71 68
Dewpt         56 42 35 34   35 32 33 36   37 36 41 45   43 42 45 46
Max/Min RH       94    34      75    32      75    37      75    35
RH            94 70 38 44   71 75 35 43   65 73 39 49   66 73 40 46
PWind Dir         W    NE      NE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         30     5       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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