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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

TXZ024-251030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      61          87          50          64          46
Temp          90 88 77 71 66 63 71 80 86 84 69 60 54 51 55 61 63 62 56 54 51 48
Dewpt         36 32 32 29 32 32 35 36 35 36 42 45 48 47 41 39 39 34 37 37 38 39
Max/Min RH                   31          16          86          35          71
RH            15 13 20 21 28 31 27 20 16 18 37 58 80 86 59 44 40 35 49 52 61 71
Wind Dir      SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 11 11 17 16 13 19 18 20 16 13 13 13 18 19 16 13 11  4  4  5  6
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)      2  6 11 17 16 13 19 47 75 65 68 70 80 69 79 54 43 23 15 31 53 58
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          30           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.06           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     4     3     3     3     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              8300   200  8400 13100  8000  3100  3100  7500  4700   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     W     N    NW    NW     W     S
T Wind Spd             14    17    28    32    13    20    28    26     8     4
RFTI           1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          80      52    80      52    68      42    63      44    75
Temp          73 77   61 54 74 77   60 53 64 66   50 44 58 61   52 46 69 73
Dewpt         42 39   40 42 40 44   50 49 44 41   39 36 34 32   31 32 36 35
Min/Max RH       23      63    26      85    40      75    32      58    24
RH            33 25   47 63 29 31   69 85 48 41   66 72 40 33   45 58 30 25
PWind Dir        SW      NW     E       E    NW       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5     5      30    30      40     5       5     0

$$

TXZ026-251030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      63          90          52          66          46
Temp          86 85 76 71 68 65 73 83 89 87 71 62 56 53 57 62 65 64 57 54 51 48
Dewpt         45 44 48 45 43 40 39 37 36 37 41 46 47 47 42 40 38 35 37 39 39 40
Max/Min RH                   40          15          80          34          74
RH            24 24 37 39 40 40 29 19 15 17 34 56 72 80 57 44 37 34 47 57 63 74
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S SE
Wind Spd      18 17 17 18 16 12 17 19 19 16 13  9 13 19 20 18 12 12  4  5  5  6
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      1  5 15 18 24 15 13 24 73 64 70 76 80 70 79 64 59 23 13 23 45 55
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          20           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.03           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     4     4     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              2100   300  7400 11600  6300  2600  3200  6500  4600     0
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW    SW     N     N    NW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             21    17    19    28     8    24    27    24     6     3
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          81      54    80      55    70      45    66      45    77
Temp          74 79   63 56 74 78   62 56 66 68   53 47 61 64   53 47 71 75
Dewpt         43 42   43 43 41 47   53 52 47 43   40 37 34 32   32 33 36 36
Min/Max RH       25      62    28      86    40      71    29      58    23
RH            33 27   48 62 30 33   72 86 50 40   61 68 36 30   44 58 28 24
PWind Dir         S      NW    NE       E    NW       N    NW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      10     5      30    20      40    10       5     0

$$

TXZ043-251030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      64          93          57          70          48
Temp          87 86 77 73 69 66 75 86 92 90 75 66 61 58 62 66 69 68 61 57 54 51
Dewpt         44 41 48 48 49 46 42 34 31 32 37 42 46 46 45 43 39 37 38 38 39 39
Max/Min RH                   50          11          64          31          64
RH            22 21 36 41 49 48 31 16 11 13 25 41 57 64 54 43 34 32 42 49 57 64
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd      13 14 18 18 16 11 16 17 21 18 12  8 11 13 18 17 13 10  4  5  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  5  4  6 13  6  3 13 25 54 66 67 64 46 62 47 54 24  8 19 23 50
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10          20           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     3     2     2     3     5
Mix Hgt              3100   600  7400 11200  7300  3200  4100  7200  5200   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     N    NW     S     S
T Wind Spd             26    23    20    39    12    18    29    26     8     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          88      57    88      61    78      45    68      47    80
Temp          80 85   67 59 81 86   69 62 73 75   54 47 63 66   55 49 73 78
Dewpt         39 36   43 45 43 42   52 52 43 41   41 37 34 31   32 33 35 32
Min/Max RH       17      60    21      69    28      70    26      55    18
RH            23 17   42 60 26 22   56 69 35 30   60 70 34 27   41 55 25 19
PWind Dir        SW       W     E       S     W      NW     N      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       5     0      30    10      40    10       5     0

$$

TXZ035-251030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      61          88          52          69          47
Temp          91 89 77 71 66 63 71 81 87 85 70 62 56 53 59 65 68 67 59 56 53 50
Dewpt         29 23 24 27 30 32 32 31 29 32 37 41 41 41 39 38 34 32 33 34 36 37
Max/Min RH                   31          12          64          26          61
RH            11  9 14 19 26 31 24 16 12 15 30 46 57 64 47 37 28 27 37 43 52 61
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      19 18 13 17 13 11 18 21 23 23 16 12 12 18 23 18 14 12  5  9  8  9
Clouds        FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     10 12  3 12 17  9 11 46 65 53 70 68 55 54 69 45 36 23 18 43 38 55
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10          20           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              8000   200  8200 11800  7300  2700  3100  7600  4800   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    SW    SW    NW    NW    NW     E     S
T Wind Spd             16    12    25    35    17    23    36    29     8     8
RFTI           2  3  1  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL CL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          85      54    84      54    72      41    65      44    78
Temp          77 82   64 56 77 81   62 55 67 69   50 43 60 63   52 46 71 76
Dewpt         33 32   38 39 33 37   45 47 36 34   37 34 29 27   28 29 30 27
Min/Max RH       16      53    17      74    26      70    24      51    16
RH            20 16   38 53 20 21   54 74 32 27   61 70 31 25   39 51 22 16
PWind Dir        SW      NW    SW      SW    NW       N     N      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      20    20      40     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-251030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      63          92          52          66          46
Temp          88 87 77 72 68 65 74 85 91 89 72 62 56 53 57 62 65 64 57 55 52 49
Dewpt         44 43 46 45 45 41 39 37 35 36 41 46 48 48 44 42 39 36 39 39 39 40
Max/Min RH                   43          13          84          35          70
RH            22 22 34 38 43 41 28 18 14 15 32 56 74 84 61 48 39 36 50 55 61 70
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd      16 14 17 19 17 13 17 18 19 17 13  8 13 18 20 18 12 11  4  5  5  5
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      2  5 11 17 25 11  8 20 66 61 68 75 77 64 78 59 55 24 12 21 40 54
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          20           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              2800   600  7700 12600  8000  2900  4000  6700  4700   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW    SW     N     N    NW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             25    20    24    32    10    23    28    25     8     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          83      54    82      56    73      44    67      45    78
Temp          75 80   63 56 76 80   64 57 68 70   53 46 62 65   54 47 71 76
Dewpt         43 41   44 43 42 47   53 52 48 44   41 37 36 34   33 33 37 37
Min/Max RH       22      63    27      82    38      71    31      58    24
RH            32 25   49 63 30 31   67 82 48 39   64 71 38 32   45 58 29 24
PWind Dir         S      NW    NE      SE    NW       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 FW FW   FW FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5      30    20      40    10       5     0

$$

TXZ029-251030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
231 PM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Date           04/24/17      Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      58          85          48          64          44
Temp          88 86 74 68 63 60 68 78 84 82 67 58 52 49 54 60 63 62 55 53 49 47
Dewpt         28 23 25 25 28 31 32 31 31 35 39 42 45 45 39 37 35 32 35 34 36 37
Max/Min RH                   33          15          86          32          68
RH            11 10 16 20 26 33 26 18 15 18 36 55 77 86 57 42 35 32 47 48 61 68
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd      17 14 12 14 12  9 19 19 21 18 14 10 11 18 21 16 13 10  4  5  6  8
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW FW B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)      2  5  4 16  7  9 18 55 71 69 75 70 71 65 76 50 32 22 20 43 52 59
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          30           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.05           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     4     3     3     3     2     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              8300   200  8400 12900  7700  3400  3100  7300  4400   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    SW     W    NW     N    NW     E     S
T Wind Spd             16    13    28    34    13    17    32    27     6     8
RFTI           2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/27  Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          80      50    80      50    66      38    62      42    74
Temp          72 77   60 52 73 77   58 51 62 64   47 40 57 60   50 44 68 72
Dewpt         36 34   39 39 35 40   46 47 38 38   37 33 29 29   29 30 33 31
Min/Max RH       21      61    22      86    35      76    29      57    21
RH            27 21   46 61 25 26   64 86 41 38   68 76 34 31   44 57 27 22
PWind Dir        SW      NW    SW      SE    NW       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 FW FW   FW FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      30    30      40     5       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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