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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

TXZ024-232215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                      98          74          98          74          98
TEMP          78 76 84 92 97 95 85 81 79 76 84 92 97 95 85 81 79 76 84 92 97 95
DEWPT         65 64 66 64 62 61 63 65 64 62 63 66 61 63 61 63 62 64 66 63 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   32          62          31          67          31
RH            64 66 55 40 32 33 48 58 59 62 49 43 31 35 45 54 56 66 56 38 31 33
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8 11 13 11 11 10  8  6  9 10 13  8 10 10  8  8  6 10 11  9 11 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     30 32 32 32 38 43 43 34 27 35 31 27 26 24 24 23 22 20 17 13 17 20
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5     5     6
MIX HGT             11000 12300  6700   300  9500 11200  6300   300  9600 10900
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             17    12     9     8    13    11     9     6    11    11
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 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            73      99      72     100      72      97      72      94
TEMP          81 75 93 96 80 75 93 97 80 74 91 94 79 74 89 91
DEWPT         61 62 60 59 61 60 60 60 58 60 58 55 55 57 58 56
MAX/MIN RH
RH            51 64 33 29 52 61 33 30 47 62 33 27 44 55 36 31
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ026-232215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                     100          75         100          74         100
TEMP          79 76 84 94 99 97 87 83 80 77 85 94 99 97 86 82 79 76 84 94 99 97
DEWPT         66 65 67 65 63 63 64 66 65 65 65 65 61 62 62 63 63 63 67 64 60 61
MIN/MAX RH                   31          68          29          64          28
RH            65 69 57 39 31 33 46 57 60 68 51 38 29 32 44 53 58 64 57 37 28 31
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6 10 11 12 11  8  8  8  6 10  9 11 11  8  8  6  6 10  9 12 11
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     30 35 31 27 32 36 34 33 29 32 27 21 19 16 15 13 13 12  9  6 10 13
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     6     5     5     6     6     5     5     5
MIX HGT             10700 12000  7100   400  8500 10100  5400   300  6800  9200
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    12    11     8    12    13    10     6    13    14
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 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            75     101      74     101      75     100      74      96
TEMP          83 77 95 98 82 76 95 98 83 77 94 97 81 76 91 93
DEWPT         64 62 62 59 63 61 62 59 59 60 60 56 57 58 60 57
MAX/MIN RH
RH            53 60 34 28 52 61 34 28 44 56 32 26 44 54 36 30
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ043-232215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                      99          74          99          75          99
TEMP          78 75 83 93 98 96 86 82 79 76 84 93 98 96 86 82 80 77 85 93 98 96
DEWPT         64 67 68 67 63 62 63 65 63 65 66 65 60 59 62 61 64 65 69 65 63 61
MIN/MAX RH                   31          69          28          69          31
RH            62 76 61 43 32 33 46 56 58 69 55 40 29 29 45 49 58 67 59 40 32 31
WIND DIR       S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  5 11 10 11  9  8  6  9  6 12  8 10 10  8  6  8  6 12  8 12  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     41 42 39 36 33 30 25 26 21 27 23 19 19 19 15 11 12 13 10  7 12 16
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              9000 10700  5800   600  6800  8900  5400   300  6200  9200
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    11    12    13    12    12    10     6    14    14
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 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            75     100      75     101      75      99      74      98
TEMP          82 77 94 97 83 77 95 98 83 77 93 96 81 76 92 95
DEWPT         61 64 62 59 61 62 62 58 57 62 60 54 54 59 60 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            49 64 35 29 47 60 34 27 41 60 33 25 39 56 34 26
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ035-232215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                      96          72          96          72          97
TEMP          77 74 82 90 95 93 83 79 77 74 82 90 95 93 83 79 77 74 82 91 96 94
DEWPT         62 63 65 64 61 61 62 63 61 62 63 63 59 59 60 61 62 63 66 63 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   33          67          30          69          29
RH            60 69 57 42 33 35 49 58 58 67 53 41 30 32 46 54 61 69 58 40 30 31
WIND DIR       S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  8 11 11 11 11  6  8 10  8 12  9 11 11  8  9 10  8 11  9 10 12
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     46 45 43 41 43 45 48 37 35 37 35 32 31 30 28 26 27 27 24 20 21 22
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5     5     6
MIX HGT              9800 10500  6800   500  7900  9900  5500   400  7800 10200
T WIND DIR             SW     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14    11     8    10    12    10     9     9    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          SUN 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            72      97      72      98      72      95      70      93
TEMP          80 74 91 94 80 74 92 95 80 74 89 92 77 72 88 90
DEWPT         60 61 62 57 58 59 59 56 57 59 56 52 53 56 57 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            51 64 38 29 48 60 33 27 45 59 33 26 43 56 35 31
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ031-232215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                     102          75         102          74         101
TEMP          80 77 85 96101 99 88 83 80 77 86 96101 99 87 82 79 76 85 95100 98
DEWPT         65 66 66 65 62 62 63 66 64 65 63 65 60 61 61 62 62 64 67 63 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   29          66          27          65          28
RH            61 69 53 36 29 31 44 57 59 66 48 37 27 30 42 51 56 65 56 36 28 30
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD      10  6 12 11 12 10  9  8  9  6 12  9 12 10  8  8  9  6 11  8 12 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     34 39 35 30 32 34 31 32 27 33 27 21 19 17 15 12 12 12  9  5  9 13
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     6     6     5     5     6     6     5     5     5
MIX HGT             11100 12000  7000   600  8500 10100  5400   300  7000  9500
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    12    12    12    13    13    10     8    13    14
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 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            75     102      75     101      75     101      74      97
TEMP          83 77 96 99 83 77 95 98 83 77 95 98 82 76 92 94
DEWPT         63 61 62 59 63 61 62 59 59 61 60 56 55 58 59 57
MAX/MIN RH
RH            52 59 34 28 51 58 34 28 44 58 31 25 40 53 33 29
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ029-232215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
247 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

DATE             THU 07/23/15            FRI 07/24/15            SAT 07/25/15
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                      94          70          94          70          95
TEMP          74 72 80 88 93 91 81 77 75 72 80 88 93 91 81 77 75 72 80 89 94 92
DEWPT         64 65 66 67 62 64 63 65 62 64 63 65 61 62 61 62 62 63 66 65 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   36          77          34          74          34
RH            71 79 63 50 36 41 54 65 65 77 57 47 34 38 51 61 65 74 63 44 34 36
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6 12 11 11  9  5  6  9  6 11  8  9 10  8  8  8  5 11  8 10 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     37 35 35 34 38 42 41 37 23 32 30 28 29 30 27 24 22 20 18 16 20 23
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     6     5     6     6     5     5     6
MIX HGT              9300  9900  5700   400  8100 10100  5500   300  8800 10200
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16    11     8    10    13    10     9     9    11    10
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 07/26/15 MON 07/27/15 TUE 07/28/15 WED 07/29/15
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            70      96      70      97      70      94      69      91
TEMP          78 72 90 93 78 72 91 94 78 72 88 91 76 71 86 88
DEWPT         61 61 63 59 60 60 61 59 58 59 57 53 53 57 58 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            57 69 40 32 55 65 38 31 50 65 35 28 45 61 38 33
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW 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 INDX...........................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 FOR ACCUMULATING 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(FT 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).....................PASQUILL 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
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
     EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS



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