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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

TXZ024-172215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      73          40          70          46          67
Temp             44 48 64 72 69 56 50 45 42 46 62 69 67 58 53 50 48 50 61 66 65
Dewpt            32 33 33 31 30 33 35 35 34 37 40 39 41 44 46 45 44 48 52 46 48
Min/Max RH                   22          73          29          93          64
RH               62 57 31 22 23 41 56 68 73 71 44 34 39 60 79 84 87 94 71 48 54
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S SE SW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd          9  9  9 10  3  2  3  4  5  4  4  8  6  6  4  4  5  8 10 13  9
Clouds           FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        15 10  4  6  8 13 18 19 20 32 26 29 31 23 46 51 68 68 81 81 79
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.19
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600  6700   200   200  2300  4000  1600   300  2100  2000
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE     N     E    SE    SE     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             17    10     5     2     4    11     9     6    12    13
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            48    69      44    73      43    74      47    78
Temp          54   50 63 66 52   46 65 70 52   45 66 71 56   49 69 75
Dewpt         45   42 35 35 36   34 36 34 36   35 35 34 38   36 36 27
Max/Min RH         85    29      65    25      67    26      70    18
RH            71   73 35 32 54   64 34 26 53   66 32 26 50   61 30 17
PWind Dir          SW    NW      NW    NW      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           30     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-172215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      73          41          69          47          68
Temp             44 48 64 72 70 56 50 46 43 47 62 68 67 58 54 50 49 51 62 67 66
Dewpt            35 36 37 37 37 38 39 39 38 42 44 44 45 46 46 45 45 49 54 53 51
Min/Max RH                   27          87          38          95          67
RH               70 63 37 28 30 51 66 76 82 83 52 42 45 64 74 83 86 93 75 61 58
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE SE NE  N  N  E SE SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8  9 10 13  6  4  4  5  5  5  4  5  5  6  5  6  6  9 11 12 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        17 15 13 11  9 13 17 15 13 34 36 33 30 24 48 50 62 70 85 78 82
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.36
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     5     5
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              2900  5600     0     0  2000  3300   500   500  1700  1700
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE     E    NE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             14    13     8     4     6     9     9    10    14    18
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            49    70      44    74      43    74      47    78
Temp          55   51 64 67 52   46 65 71 53   45 66 71 56   49 69 74
Dewpt         47   44 41 39 39   37 40 37 38   36 39 38 41   39 40 29
Max/Min RH         86    35      70    29      73    31      73    25
RH            74   77 43 36 61   71 40 29 57   70 37 30 57   68 35 19
PWind Dir           S    NW       N     N       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           40     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-172215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      74          43          74          50          72
Temp             46 50 65 73 71 58 52 48 45 49 66 73 71 62 57 54 52 54 66 71 70
Dewpt            38 38 37 34 33 34 37 37 36 39 41 38 41 41 44 44 47 54 55 47 49
Min/Max RH                   23          71          25          96          61
RH               73 63 35 24 25 41 56 67 71 70 40 28 34 46 62 69 82100 68 42 47
Wind Dir          S SW SW  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N SE  E SE SE  E SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9 12 13 14  6  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  5  5  8 11 14 10
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        48 39 30 22 13 14 16 15 14 34 31 26 32 23 41 44 69 76 81 70 77
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.23
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     5     5
Haines                  3     4     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              3300  6700   100   100  1900  3800   200   200  1400  5800
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             20    12     6     4     8     8     8     6    16    23
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            49    70      43    74      44    75      49    80
Temp          56   51 64 67 52   45 65 71 53   46 67 72 58   51 71 77
Dewpt         47   44 39 37 39   38 40 37 40   38 40 37 42   41 40 26
Max/Min RH         86    33      81    31      75    31      76    21
RH            71   77 40 33 62   76 40 30 61   73 37 28 56   69 32 15
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           40     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-172215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      72          38          73          47          68
Temp             41 45 62 71 68 55 48 44 41 45 64 72 70 59 54 51 49 51 62 67 65
Dewpt            30 30 30 28 26 28 29 29 28 33 33 32 34 37 40 40 41 48 48 40 41
Min/Max RH                   19          64          19          85          51
RH               65 55 30 20 20 35 47 55 59 62 31 23 26 44 59 66 74 89 60 37 41
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  E  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S
Wind Spd          9 12 13 16  3  1  5  6  6  5  4  8  9  8  8  9  8 11 13 14 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        25 17  8 11 15 17 19 27 36 37 31 38 35 25 49 53 67 68 80 77 75
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.12
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  5     4     5     5     4     2     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              4300  6900   200   100  3000  4600  1600   300  1600  6400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SE     N    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             14    12     4     4     4    12    11    10    18    23
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            43    68      40    72      40    75      45    77
Temp          51   45 61 65 49   42 63 69 50   43 66 72 54   47 68 73
Dewpt         39   35 33 30 32   32 34 30 34   32 34 29 34   33 32 20
Max/Min RH         72    26      69    22      66    21      65    14
RH            63   68 35 27 52   67 34 23 54   65 30 20 46   58 26 13
PWind Dir          SW    NW       N    SW      SW     W       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           20     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-172215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      75          42          72          47          70
Temp             46 49 66 74 71 58 52 47 44 48 64 71 69 59 54 51 49 52 64 69 68
Dewpt            37 37 37 36 36 37 38 38 37 42 46 44 46 46 47 47 45 49 57 52 52
Min/Max RH                   24          83          36          95          70
RH               72 64 34 25 28 45 59 71 76 79 52 38 43 62 77 86 86 90 78 55 58
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  N  N NE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 11 12 13  6  4  4  4  4  5  4  5  5  5  5  5  4  8 11 13 10
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        30 23 15 12  9 13 17 15 14 32 33 31 31 23 44 46 65 70 82 76 78
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.36
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     5     5
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              3100  5800   200   200  2000  3400   900   300  1500  1700
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE     E    NE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             18    13     8     3     6     9     9     8    13    18
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            49    71      44    75      43    75      48    80
Temp          56   51 64 68 53   46 66 72 53   45 66 72 57   50 71 76
Dewpt         48   45 42 38 40   38 40 37 40   38 41 38 42   40 40 29
Max/Min RH         89    33      76    29      78    30      78    24
RH            74   79 44 33 61   74 39 28 60   74 39 29 57   69 32 18
PWind Dir          SW    NW       N     N       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           40     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-172215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
422 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                      70          37          70          44          66
Temp             40 43 61 69 66 53 47 42 40 44 61 69 67 56 51 48 46 48 60 65 64
Dewpt            30 31 31 29 28 29 31 31 30 33 35 33 35 38 40 41 40 48 48 41 43
Min/Max RH                   21          68          22          91          57
RH               67 62 32 22 24 39 53 65 67 65 38 26 30 51 66 77 79100 64 41 46
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  N  N NW NW NW NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 10 12 12  1  0  4  4  5  4  4  8  8  6  5  6  6 10 12 13 10
Clouds           FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        13  8  3  6 10 13 17 23 30 38 24 35 34 25 49 51 64 62 81 79 75
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.11
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     2     2     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              3800  6000   200   100  3400  5000  1100   200  1100  3300
T Wind Dir             SW     S    SE     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             16    11     6     2     5    13    11    10    16    19
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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            42    66      39    70      39    74      43    75
Temp          49   44 59 63 48   41 61 67 49   42 65 71 53   45 66 71
Dewpt         39   36 33 31 32   32 35 31 33   31 34 31 32   33 33 23
Max/Min RH         78    28      69    23      68    23      67    17
RH            68   73 37 30 54   70 38 26 54   65 31 23 44   62 29 16
PWind Dir          SW    NW       N     W      SW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           20     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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