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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

TXZ024-061015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      32          49          28          44          27
Temp             39 36 35 33 32 35 45 49 41 35 32 30 28 31 40 44 37 33 31 29 27
Dewpt            14 15 16 20 23 25 20 15 16 15 13 13 14 14 12  9 12  9 10  9 13
Max/Min RH                   71          25          55          23          63
RH               35 42 48 59 70 67 37 25 36 43 44 48 55 48 31 23 35 36 40 42 54
Wind Dir          S  S SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  4  4  6  5  6 10 10  6  5  5  8  8 11 13 13  6  5  8 10 11
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        91 88 81 79 73 62 36 35 28 36 31 33 44 53 31 24 26 23 29 47 39
PoP 12hr                     30          10           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C
Rain SHWRS
Snow                    C  C
SnowSHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1400  1200  5400  7200   200   300  5000  6500   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NE     N    NW     N     N     W     W
T Wind Spd              5    12    10     9     6     6    23    17     5     8
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          56      36    62      36    66      39    61      36    62
Temp          49 48 40   36 56 52 41   36 59 55 45   39 56 51 41   36 56 53
Dewpt         19 20 18   19 17 19 18   20 20 21 19   23 22 24 23   23 22 28
Min/Max RH       22      50    18      52    18      53    23      57    24
RH            30 33 41   50 21 27 38   51 22 26 35   53 26 34 48   57 26 39
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-061015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      32          51          27          45          26
Temp             41 37 35 34 32 36 47 51 42 35 32 30 27 30 41 45 38 32 30 28 26
Dewpt            15 16 17 19 22 25 20 16 17 16 15 13 13 15 12  9 12 12 12  9 13
Max/Min RH                   71          24          60          22          67
RH               34 42 47 54 66 65 34 24 36 45 49 49 54 52 30 22 34 42 46 44 57
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          3  4  4  4  4  6 10 10  8  6  5  8  8 11 13 14  8  4  5  6  8
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        91 90 81 79 75 62 32 32 30 34 28 25 38 50 24 22 22 22 25 43 39
PoP 12hr                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain              S  S  S  S
Snow                    S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1500  1000  5300  7500   500   200  5400  6600   100     0
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    NW    NE     N    NW     N     N     W     W
T Wind Spd              4    10    10     9    11     6    19    14     4     6
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          56      34    63      35    65      38    63      36    62
Temp          49 47 39   34 56 52 41   35 58 54 44   38 57 52 42   36 56 52
Dewpt         18 20 19   20 17 19 20   19 19 22 22   22 21 24 24   23 22 30
Min/Max RH       22      56    17      52    18      52    21      59    24
RH            29 33 45   55 21 27 43   51 21 28 42   51 24 33 49   58 26 42
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-061015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      34          46          27          46          26
Temp             42 38 37 35 34 36 43 46 39 33 31 29 27 31 42 46 38 33 30 28 26
Dewpt            15 16 19 22 24 27 30 31 29 26 23 19 17 16 14 13 12 12 14 14 16
Max/Min RH                   74          55          75          26          67
RH               33 40 47 59 66 69 59 56 68 75 73 67 64 55 32 26 33 41 49 55 64
Wind Dir         NE  E  N  W NW  W NW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4  4  4  5  5 11 13 11  5  4  4  5  8
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 96 94 94 97 93 92 85 76 66 50 44 44 54 42 26 31 21 11 25 15
PoP 12hr                     40          40           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.03           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
Snow                    C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1600  2600  2300  3100  1400   700  5000  5300   200   100
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     W     W    NW     N     N     N     W     W
T Wind Spd              5     3     4     5     9     9    20    13     4     8
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          56      34    65      35    66      38    63      36    63
Temp          49 47 39   34 58 53 41   35 59 55 44   38 57 52 42   36 57 53
Dewpt         18 19 23   21 17 19 21   23 19 23 25   27 24 24 26   25 23 28
Min/Max RH       22      58    16      60    18      63    23      64    23
RH            29 32 52   58 20 26 44   59 21 28 48   62 28 33 53   63 27 37
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-061015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      30          44          24          42          25
Temp             37 34 32 31 30 33 41 44 36 31 28 26 24 27 38 42 35 31 29 27 25
Dewpt            14 16 18 19 21 23 23 22 22 22 20 17 17 17 13 11 12 11 14 14 16
Max/Min RH                   72          41          74          28          70
RH               39 48 55 60 68 67 49 41 56 69 71 68 74 64 35 28 37 43 54 58 68
Wind Dir         SE SE  S SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  3  4  8  6  5  5  5  6  6 12 13 13  8  6  6 10  9
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC FW
Clouds(%)        97 96 93 91 91 90 83 77 61 49 45 53 48 62 48 43 29 23 16 31 21
PoP 12hr                     40          40           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.03           0           0           0
Rain              C  C              S  S
Rain SHWRS
Snow              C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
SnowSHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800  1800  2400  3300  1100   400  4000  5600   100   200
T Wind Dir             SE     W    SE    NW     N    NE     N     N    NW     W
T Wind Spd              2     1     2     0     6     6    20    18     6     9
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          54      32    61      32    65      36    61      33    62
Temp          47 45 37   32 54 50 38   32 57 54 42   36 55 50 39   33 55 52
Dewpt         18 19 19   20 16 16 17   20 20 20 20   24 22 21 21   23 22 25
Min/Max RH       22      61    17      61    18      61    21      66    22
RH            31 34 48   60 22 26 42   60 23 26 41   61 27 31 48   65 27 35
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-061015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      31          52          27          47          26
Temp             41 37 35 33 31 35 47 52 42 36 32 30 27 31 42 47 39 33 30 28 26
Dewpt            14 16 19 22 24 27 24 19 18 17 16 16 15 14 13 10 12 12 13 11 15
Max/Min RH                   78          26          60          22          66
RH               32 42 52 63 73 72 40 27 37 47 51 56 59 50 29 22 33 40 48 48 62
Wind Dir         SE  S SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          3  4  4  4  4  5  8  8  6  5  5  6  6 11 13 13  6  4  5  6  8
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        96 94 91 87 85 73 48 43 32 37 30 34 42 52 29 21 24 19 23 40 32
PoP 12hr                     30           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  C  C
Rain SHWRS
Snow                    C  C
SnowSHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2200  2100  5200  7400   300   400  5500  6600   200   100
T Wind Dir              W    SW    NW    NE     N    NW     N     N     W     W
T Wind Spd              3    10     8     6     8     6    20    14     4     6
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          57      34    64      35    67      38    64      37    64
Temp          50 48 39   34 57 53 41   35 60 56 44   38 58 53 43   37 58 53
Dewpt         18 20 20   19 17 19 20   21 19 22 22   23 22 25 24   23 23 30
Min/Max RH       21      54    17      55    16      54    21      57    23
RH            28 32 47   54 21 26 42   54 20 27 41   54 24 33 47   57 26 40
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-061015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
322 PM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date           12/05/17      Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            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
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                      27          45          21          41          23
Temp             35 31 30 28 27 30 41 45 36 29 26 24 21 25 36 41 34 29 27 25 23
Dewpt            14 16 18 20 22 25 22 19 18 19 18 15 16 16 13 11 12 11 12 12 16
Max/Min RH                   81          34          81          29          80
RH               42 52 61 70 81 80 47 35 48 65 71 69 80 69 38 29 40 46 53 57 73
Wind Dir          S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  3  4  4  3  4  9  9  6  5  4  6  5 10 13 13  6  5  5  8  9
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        97 93 90 86 84 78 50 41 36 41 34 48 43 61 42 28 28 24 25 45 37
PoP 12hr                     40          30           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05        0.01           0           0           0
Rain              C  C
Snow              C  C  C  C  C  C
SnowSHWRS
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1700   800  4200  6200   300   200  4800  6300   100   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NE    NE     N     N     N    NW     W
T Wind Spd              5     9     5     8     9     5    23    19     6     8
RFTI              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


Date           12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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          53      30    59      31    63      34    59      31    60
Temp          46 44 35   30 52 48 37   31 56 52 40   34 53 48 37   31 53 50
Dewpt         19 20 19   20 17 17 17   20 22 21 18   22 22 23 23   21 23 26
Min/Max RH       24      66    19      65    21      61    24      66    26
RH            33 38 52   65 24 28 44   62 27 30 40   60 29 37 57   65 30 39
PWind Dir        NW      NW    NW      NW     W      SW    NW      NW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       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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