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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

TXZ024-131015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      22          59          37          75          47
Temp             41 31 26 23 23 30 46 57 52 42 41 39 38 46 66 75 68 55 53 49 47
Dewpt            13 12 16 18 19 22 31 31 32 33 35 34 36 36 37 29 31 34 33 35 36
Max/Min RH                   87          35          93          18          66
RH               31 45 65 79 84 72 54 37 46 70 81 84 93 68 34 18 25 45 47 57 65
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         12  8  5  4  4  4  9 10  9  6  8  8  8  9 14 14 13 10 12 10 11
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 SC B2
Clouds(%)        30 37 11 29 40 42 24 23 41 34 49 53 53 58 61 64 56 43 70 47 72
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     3     2     4     5     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1700   300  1500  1900   700   100  2600  6800   100   100
T Wind Dir             SE     E     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8     3     9    12     9     6    10    18     8    10
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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          73      28    41      25    58      32    68      37    68
Temp          67 67 50   30 35 37 29   26 50 52 34   33 59 62 45   37 60 61
Dewpt         37 32 28   18 11 10 10   13 21 23 25   27 29 28 29   27 28 26
Min/Max RH       24      63    28      59    24      81    22      67    21
RH            33 28 42   61 37 32 45   59 32 32 71   80 31 28 52   67 30 26
PWind Dir         W      NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      20    10      20     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ026-131015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      21          57          36          75          47
Temp             44 33 26 24 21 29 47 56 52 43 40 37 36 44 63 75 70 59 55 51 47
Dewpt            12 17 20 20 20 23 30 33 33 34 35 34 35 36 41 34 35 37 38 38 38
Max/Min RH                  100          40          96          22          71
RH               27 51 77 86 96 77 52 42 47 70 83 87 95 74 44 22 27 43 53 60 71
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10  8  6  4  4  4  8 10  9  9 10  6  5  6 13 14 14 12 11  9 10
Clouds           FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 SC B2
Clouds(%)        16 37  9 29 45 43 35 36 60 48 50 52 56 65 56 60 54 45 71 50 74
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     2     5     5     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900   100  2100  2100   700   100   400  2000   100     0
T Wind Dir             SE     E     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             13     3     6    12    10     5     5    11    10     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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          74      26    42      23    55      30    67      36    67
Temp          67 69 49   27 37 38 28   23 47 49 34   30 58 61 45   36 59 61
Dewpt         38 34 28   18 11  9  9   11 18 22 24   26 31 30 32   29 29 27
Min/Max RH       24      68    25      59    25      85    23      75    22
RH            35 28 43   68 33 29 44   59 31 33 65   84 36 30 59   75 32 27
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      20    10      10     5       5    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-131015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      23          59          37          77          47
Temp             47 34 29 24 23 30 48 58 56 46 42 38 38 45 63 76 73 60 54 50 47
Dewpt            14 17 21 22 22 25 31 35 35 33 37 34 38 36 40 39 36 40 43 43 43
Max/Min RH                   96          40          99          24          88
RH               27 48 72 92 95 81 52 42 46 58 82 85 99 73 43 26 26 48 66 77 86
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          9  6  5  4  4  3  4  6  5  5  6  5  4  9 13 13 13 11 12 11 11
Clouds           FW FW CL SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        22 23  4 29 53 60 57 57 66 62 55 57 70 79 63 55 47 42 62 53 66
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     2     3     5     4     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              1700   300   700  1100   800   200   700  1600   200   200
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    SE    SE    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd              8     4     1     5     3     4     9    13    11    11
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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          79      30    41      24    55      31    67      39    69
Temp          71 75 56   33 38 38 28   24 46 51 35   31 57 63 46   39 62 64
Dewpt         41 37 36   22 15 12 13   13 20 23 26   27 32 33 35   33 32 31
Min/Max RH       22      66    31      63    29      85    28      79    24
RH            34 25 47   65 38 34 53   62 36 34 69   85 39 33 63   78 33 29
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE      SE     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      20    20      20    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ035-131015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      22          59          34          75          43
Temp             45 33 28 23 22 29 46 58 56 44 39 36 34 39 64 75 70 55 49 45 43
Dewpt            16 14 15 19 19 22 30 32 31 28 31 31 32 31 35 31 29 31 35 36 37
Max/Min RH                   88          34          92          19          82
RH               30 45 57 84 88 76 53 37 39 53 71 81 92 72 34 20 21 40 58 69 79
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 10  9  6  4  5 10 10  9  8  9  6  6  6 13 17 16 11 11  9 11
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)        39 29 16 26 43 50 27 31 46 44 50 52 57 65 70 61 57 47 68 52 73
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     2     4     4     4     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1500   200  1400  1700   700   100  1900  5800   100   100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S     S    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13     4    10    10     8     6     8    20     8     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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          72      29    41      24    56      30    66      36    67
Temp          66 68 49   31 36 38 28   24 48 53 34   30 57 63 44   36 59 64
Dewpt         38 34 30   21 15 13 12   14 22 25 26   27 29 30 30   28 28 26
Min/Max RH       27      66    31      68    30      88    26      72    21
RH            35 28 47   65 42 35 51   65 36 34 72   88 34 29 57   72 31 24
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      20    20      20    10       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-131015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      23          58          37          77          48
Temp             44 34 28 25 23 31 49 58 54 45 40 38 37 44 66 77 71 60 55 52 48
Dewpt            13 17 20 21 21 23 30 34 34 35 36 34 37 38 42 35 35 37 39 39 40
Max/Min RH                   93          40          98          22          74
RH               28 49 72 84 92 72 48 41 47 69 87 85 97 79 42 22 27 42 55 62 73
Wind Dir         SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  8  6  4  4  4  8  9  9  8 10  8  6  8 13 14 14 12 13 10 11
Clouds           FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B2
Clouds(%)        18 37  8 29 48 49 40 40 61 48 51 51 56 66 61 58 51 45 69 46 72
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     2     5     5     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2100   300  1900  1800   800   200   800  2900   200   100
T Wind Dir             SE     E     S     S     S     S    SW     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13     3     6    11    10     5     6    13    11     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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          75      28    41      24    55      32    68      38    68
Temp          70 69 51   30 38 38 28   24 48 49 35   32 60 62 45   38 61 63
Dewpt         39 34 30   19 13 10 10   13 19 23 25   27 32 31 33   30 30 28
Min/Max RH       24      64    28      61    25      81    24      73    22
RH            32 28 45   63 36 31 47   60 31 35 69   81 35 32 62   73 31 28
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         10      20    20      20     5      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ029-131015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
316 PM CST Mon Feb 12 2018

Date           02/12/18      Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu
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                      19          58          32          74          41
Temp             41 30 24 20 20 27 45 55 52 41 37 34 32 40 65 74 68 53 47 43 41
Dewpt            14 13 14 17 17 22 30 30 29 30 30 29 30 31 35 28 30 30 32 34 35
Max/Min RH                  100          33          91          18          80
RH               33 49 64 88 88 81 55 38 41 64 75 81 91 70 32 18 24 41 56 69 79
Wind Dir         SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         13  9  8  5  4  6 11 10  8  8  8  9  6  9 13 16 14 11 11 10 11
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 SC B2
Clouds(%)        39 31 10 25 37 43 18 20 38 34 47 56 51 54 66 63 60 48 71 44 74
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     2     3     4     5     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1700   200  1400  1800   700   200  2800  6000   100   100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13     3    11    10    10     9    10    24     9    10
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           02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
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          70      25    40      21    56      28    66      32    66
Temp          65 65 47   27 34 36 25   21 48 50 32   28 58 61 41   32 59 60
Dewpt         37 32 27   19 13 11 12   14 22 25 25   26 28 28 27   26 27 25
Min/Max RH       26      71    31      73    28      92    24      78    21
RH            35 29 46   70 42 34 58   73 35 38 76   92 32 28 57   78 29 26
PWind Dir         W       N    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      20    10      20    10       5     0       5     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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