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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

TXZ024-112215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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          47          56          46          67
Temp             47 54 69 75 64 56 52 50 47 49 54 56 52 50 48 47 46 51 63 67 62
Dewpt            47 50 52 49 49 49 48 47 43 43 45 44 44 44 46 46 46 48 49 49 50
Min/Max RH                   39          92          64         100          52
RH              100 85 53 39 57 76 87 92 87 80 71 64 74 82 94 97100 89 61 52 65
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE  E  E  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd         10 11 13 12  6  5  4 10 13 13 13 11  6  4  4  4  3  4  8 11  8
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC B1
Clouds(%)        97 94 58 34 25 16 21 41 69 67 64 62 80 93 97 95 95 94 74 48 51
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Drizzle                                               S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     3     3     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              1500  1700   100   900  1800  2400  1600  1400  2000  2800
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N    NE     E    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    12     5    16    16    12     6     4     9    12
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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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            54    78      52    66      45    74      46    69
Temp          57   54 73 68 57   52 63 58 49   45 68 63 52   46 64 58
Dewpt         52   54 55 52 50   42 41 39 40   40 42 39 35   30 26 26
Max/Min RH        100    43      77    38      83    30      54    20
RH            86  100 53 56 77   68 44 50 72   83 38 40 53   53 23 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      SE    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-112215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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                      71          47          58          46          64
Temp             48 54 66 71 62 55 52 49 47 50 56 58 53 50 48 47 46 51 60 64 60
Dewpt            48 52 53 53 53 53 51 48 47 46 47 46 47 45 46 45 46 49 50 51 52
Min/Max RH                   52         100          64         100          63
RH              100 93 62 53 73 92 97 95 99 86 72 64 79 82 91 92100 94 68 63 75
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10 11 13 13  9  8  6  9 11 13 13 11  6  5  4  4  3  4  5  9  9
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        99 96 67 45 33 21 18 53 81 83 82 86 95 95 97 96 97 94 82 58 65
PoP 12hr                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.04           0
Drizzle                                               S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     3     2     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              2100  2300   100  1200  2600  2600  1600  1300  1400  1600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    NE     N    NE    NE     E     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    14     5    11    17    16     6     4     5    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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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            53    77      52    68      45    74      47    70
Temp          55   53 72 68 57   52 65 59 50   45 68 64 52   47 65 59
Dewpt         53   53 58 54 54   49 45 42 43   42 45 42 39   32 27 27
Max/Min RH        100    48      92    40      89    34      60    20
RH            92  100 61 62 90   89 49 53 78   88 43 45 60   55 23 29
PWind Dir           S     S      SW     N       N    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           10     5       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-112215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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                      71          50          59          48          65
Temp             49 55 67 71 63 57 54 52 50 52 57 59 55 52 50 49 48 52 62 65 61
Dewpt            49 53 55 56 58 57 54 52 50 51 51 50 51 49 49 47 48 51 53 55 56
Min/Max RH                   59         100          72         100          69
RH              100 93 66 59 83 99100100100 96 80 72 87 91 98 93100 96 74 70 84
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NE NE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 10 13 13  8  8  5  4  4  9 10  9  5  4  4  4  3  3  3  5  4
Clouds           OV OV SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        98 95 47 31 29 31 32 46 63 84 82 82 89 97 99 98 99 95 85 73 73
PoP 12hr                      5           0          10          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.03           0
Drizzle                                               C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     4     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1900   200   700  1500  1700  1700  1500  1300  1100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SE     N    NE    NE     E     E     S
T Wind Spd             18    16     8     2    17    17    12     6     3     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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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            54    77      53    69      46    75      49    71
Temp          56   54 72 68 58   53 66 60 51   46 69 65 54   49 67 60
Dewpt         56   54 59 56 56   53 49 46 46   45 50 45 45   38 32 31
Max/Min RH        100    51      99    45     100    38      71    23
RH            98  100 63 66 93   99 54 59 84   95 51 48 71   65 27 33
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     N      NW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-112215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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                      71          44          57          44          65
Temp             47 53 66 71 61 53 49 47 44 47 54 57 52 49 47 45 44 49 61 65 60
Dewpt            47 49 51 50 49 49 48 45 42 44 44 44 45 44 45 44 44 47 49 51 51
Min/Max RH                   47          97          62         100          60
RH              100 85 58 47 65 85 95 94 92 88 68 62 77 84 94 95100 91 65 60 73
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  W  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd         10 10 11 11  8  8  6  6 13 13 13 11  9  6  4  3  3  4  8 11  9
Clouds           OV OV SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        98 95 49 36 37 26 17 15 42 49 58 59 72 89 94 94 94 94 73 57 57
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                                               S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               900  1100   100   700  1300  1500  1400  1200  2300  2400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             13    10     6    11    17    12     9     4     9    12
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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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            51    76      48    67      42    75      43    68
Temp          54   51 71 65 54   48 63 58 47   42 68 63 49   43 63 57
Dewpt         52   51 55 50 49   42 41 39 41   40 40 35 33   31 27 26
Max/Min RH        100    44      85    37      93    26      61    20
RH            94  100 57 58 84   79 44 50 79   92 35 35 53   61 25 30
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      SE    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-112215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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          48          58          47          66
Temp             49 55 67 72 63 56 53 50 48 51 56 58 54 51 49 48 47 52 62 66 61
Dewpt            49 52 54 53 53 53 52 48 48 47 48 47 48 46 46 46 47 49 51 52 52
Min/Max RH                   51         100          67         100          62
RH              100 90 61 51 70 88 97 91 99 86 74 67 81 83 89 91100 90 68 62 72
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S SE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9 11 13 13  9  6  4  6 11 13 12 11  6  4  4  4  3  3  5  9  8
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        99 96 61 40 33 24 18 43 81 88 90 91 95 96 98 96 97 94 83 60 64
PoP 12hr                      5           5          10          30          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.04           0
Drizzle                                               C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              2000  2100   300  1100  2100  2800  1800  1600  1600  1600
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SE    NE     N    NE    NE     E     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    18     5     9    19    14    10     4     6    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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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            53    78      53    69      45    75      47    72
Temp          56   53 73 69 58   53 66 60 50   45 69 64 53   47 67 60
Dewpt         53   53 58 55 54   50 46 43 43   42 46 43 39   32 28 28
Max/Min RH        100    48      91    40      91    34      60    20
RH            91  100 59 62 87   90 49 54 77   88 43 46 60   55 24 30
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     N      NW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr           10     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-112215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
319 AM CST Sat Nov 11 2017

Date             Sat 11/11/17            Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17
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          43          57          42          64
Temp             46 53 67 72 61 53 49 46 43 47 54 57 51 47 45 44 42 48 60 64 58
Dewpt            46 48 50 47 46 46 45 44 42 42 43 42 43 43 44 43 42 46 48 49 50
Min/Max RH                   41          96          57         100          58
RH              100 84 55 41 58 77 87 93 95 84 66 57 73 85 96 98100 94 65 58 74
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10 12 13 13  6  6  6 10 13 13 13 10  6  4  3  2  3  4 11 12  9
Clouds           OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW B1 SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        97 95 56 29 31 16 13 17 51 41 45 42 67 89 94 94 93 94 69 48 48
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          20           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                                               S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     3     4     4     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt               800  1400   100   800  1500  1800  1600  1000  2000  2200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE     E     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             17    13     6    12    17    13     8     5    11    16
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               Tue 11/14/17  Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17
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    76      47    65      41    73      42    66
Temp          52   49 71 65 53   47 61 56 46   41 67 61 48   42 61 55
Dewpt         50   49 54 49 46   41 39 38 39   39 38 34 32   29 26 24
Max/Min RH        100    43      80    37      92    26      59    21
RH            93  100 56 56 78   79 43 51 77   92 35 36 53   59 26 30
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      SE    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     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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