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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

TXZ024-192215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      87          68          96          73         102
Temp          64 63 71 79 85 86 77 73 70 69 80 89 95 94 84 78 76 73 86 95101 99
Dewpt         59 59 60 62 63 62 64 63 66 66 66 63 60 58 59 61 62 60 61 58 54 54
Min/Max RH                   44          92          29          66          20
RH            72 85 69 57 49 45 65 72 85 90 62 42 32 30 44 57 62 63 43 29 21 22
Wind Dir       E  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  5  5  8  4  6  4  4  5  5  9  9 11  9  8  6 11 12 13 16
Clouds        B1 OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     58 91 71 50 20 24 16 18 35 52 58 23 17 11 21 31 24 17 17 17 24 32
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     2     4     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              1800  2700  2000   300  4100  7800  4900   500  8000  9900
T Wind Dir             NE    SE    SE    SW    SW    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     6     4     4     8     6    14     9    13    16
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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   104      75   100      70    87      63    82
Temp          80 73 97102   84 75 94 97   77 70 82 85   68 63 75 81
Dewpt         56 58 55 49   55 58 57 57   60 63 60 57   53 54 49 46
Max/Min RH       59    16      55    25      78    38      72    28
RH            44 59 25 17   37 55 30 27   56 78 48 38   58 72 41 30
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SE       E     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    10       5    20      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-192215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          68          96          72         101
Temp          67 66 74 81 87 87 78 74 71 68 82 90 95 94 84 79 74 73 86 96101 99
Dewpt         60 60 61 63 63 61 65 64 65 65 67 64 61 59 60 60 61 60 61 59 56 55
Min/Max RH                   40          90          30          67          22
RH            73 82 63 55 45 42 64 72 81 89 61 42 32 31 45 52 64 63 43 30 23 23
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  5  4  5  8  5  6  4  4  5  5  8 10 11 10  6  5 11 12 14 16
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     71 86 79 53 17 21 16 15 23 37 43 15 13 11 18 25 20 15 16 17 21 25
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              2000  4700  3100   700  5300  8000  5200   500  5500  8000
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     5     5     4     6     8    14     9    14    17
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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   102      74   100      71    88      63    83
Temp          82 73 96100   83 74 94 97   80 71 85 85   70 63 76 81
Dewpt         57 58 57 54   59 60 58 58   64 64 62 57   55 54 49 47
Max/Min RH       59    20      62    24      79    37      72    28
RH            43 58 27 22   44 61 30 27   58 78 46 38   59 72 39 30
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SE       E     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    10       5    20      20    30      20    20

$$

TXZ043-192215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          68          97          71         102
Temp          69 66 73 79 84 84 77 74 71 68 82 90 96 95 85 81 75 72 86 96101 99
Dewpt         65 65 66 67 69 67 70 68 68 67 68 66 63 61 62 61 62 61 62 59 56 55
Min/Max RH                   55          97          31          71          21
RH            71 96 79 67 60 57 79 82 91 95 63 44 34 32 46 51 64 69 44 30 22 23
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE
Wind Spd       8  6  5  6  6  8  5  5  4  4  4  5  6  9  9  6  4  4  8  9 11 12
Clouds        OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     88 98 85 79 54 50 30 37 43 63 48 14 12 10 15 19 17 16 14 12 18 24
PoP 12hr                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              1700  2900  2000   900  6000  7400  4500   500  6200  7400
T Wind Dir             NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd              9     8     4     4     3     8    11     9    11    12
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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   103      75   106      73    91      64    87
Temp          81 72 96101   84 75 99103   83 73 90 86   72 64 78 85
Dewpt         56 59 56 53   58 61 58 54   62 64 63 61   59 58 53 50
Max/Min RH       65    19      61    18      73    38      80    28
RH            42 63 26 21   41 60 26 20   49 73 40 43   63 80 42 30
PWind Dir        SE     S       S     S      SE     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10     5       0    10      10    30      30    20

$$

TXZ035-192215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      86          66          95          70         100
Temp          65 62 70 78 84 85 76 73 69 66 79 89 94 94 83 78 73 71 84 95100 97
Dewpt         61 62 63 64 64 62 65 65 66 65 66 62 57 56 57 59 60 59 58 56 51 51
Min/Max RH                   46          97          27          68          19
RH            68 98 78 63 51 46 68 77 90 95 65 41 29 28 41 52 63 67 42 27 20 21
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  5  5  5  8 10  8  8  5  4  5  4  8 10 11 10  8  6 11 11 13 14
Clouds        OV OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     92100 88 67 45 34 21 18 56 79 69 20 21 22 24 27 23 20 20 21 28 34
PoP 12hr                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt              1800  4200  3000   900  6000  8100  5000   500  7600 10200
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              5    10    10     6     6     8    12    12    13    12
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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   105      74   100      68    86      61    82
Temp          83 73 99103   84 74 95 97   78 68 86 82   69 61 75 80
Dewpt         54 56 51 45   52 55 53 50   58 60 59 55   54 54 49 45
Max/Min RH       57    14      51    19      76    38      78    28
RH            37 55 20 14   33 51 25 20   50 76 41 39   60 78 40 29
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SE       E     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         10     5       5    20      20    30      30    20

$$

TXZ031-192215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          68          97          71         102
Temp          66 66 75 81 87 87 78 74 71 69 83 91 96 95 84 79 75 72 87 97101 99
Dewpt         62 61 63 64 65 63 67 65 66 66 68 65 62 60 61 61 62 61 61 59 56 55
Min/Max RH                   45          93          31          71          22
RH            75 86 67 57 48 45 69 73 85 90 61 43 33 32 46 55 64 69 42 29 23 23
Wind Dir       N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  5  8  5  4  4  2  4  4  8 10 10  8  6  5 10 11 13 14
Clouds        OV OV B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     91100 87 66 20 24 17 18 30 45 49 16 13  9 17 24 19 15 16 17 21 25
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     4     4     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              1700  4100  3000   700  5800  8100  5100   600  5600  8700
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SW     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE
T Wind Spd              6     5     5     3     5     8    16     9    14    16
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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   103      74   102      71    90      63    84
Temp          81 74 97101   83 74 97 99   81 71 89 87   71 63 78 82
Dewpt         57 59 57 54   58 60 58 57   64 64 63 59   55 55 50 47
Max/Min RH       63    20      63    23      79    38      75    28
RH            44 61 27 21   43 62 28 25   56 78 42 39   57 75 38 29
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SE       E     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10    10       5    20      10    30      30    20

$$

TXZ029-192215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
324 AM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

Date             Mon 06/19/17            Tue 06/20/17            Wed 06/21/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      86          64          94          68          99
Temp          63 62 71 78 85 85 74 69 67 65 77 87 93 92 80 75 71 68 82 94 99 96
Dewpt         58 58 60 62 63 61 63 64 65 64 67 62 57 56 58 59 60 60 60 57 52 52
Min/Max RH                   43         100          28          76          20
RH            69 88 68 57 48 45 68 83 95 98 71 43 30 30 47 57 67 74 48 29 21 23
Wind Dir       E NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  8  9  6  6  4  4  5  5  8  9 12  9  6  6 12 12 13 14
Clouds        B1 OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     65 99 76 49 27 27 16 14 54 77 67 22 20 18 23 28 24 20 19 17 26 35
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S                                                              S
TSTMS          S                                                              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     3     4     5     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              2400  4800  3000   800  5200  8100  5100   700  7800 10900
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     9     8     5     8     6    14    12    14    12
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          Thu 06/22/17  Fri 06/23/17  Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17
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          69   104      70    98      65    86      59    80
Temp          78 70 98101   80 70 93 95   74 65 83 83   64 59 73 78
Dewpt         55 56 52 46   52 55 54 54   58 61 59 56   52 53 48 46
Max/Min RH       66    15      59    23      87    37      80    30
RH            46 62 22 16   38 59 27 25   57 87 44 39   64 80 41 32
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SE       E     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW   SC FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20     5       5    20      20    20      20    20

$$

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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