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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

TXZ024-171015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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                      51          78          48          75          53
Temp          85 83 69 62 56 53 59 71 77 76 64 58 53 50 56 69 74 73 65 62 59 55
Dewpt         43 39 40 33 44 40 36 40 40 42 45 46 45 45 47 50 50 50 51 51 51 51
Max/Min RH                   65          26          83          43          87
RH            22 21 35 33 64 61 43 32 26 30 50 64 74 83 72 50 43 45 61 68 76 87
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  E SE SE SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd      13 11  9 10 11 11 13 16 14 13  9  6  5  8  4  4  5  9  5  9 10 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     23 14 15 11 10  5  7  8  7  9 11 23 51 73 73 48 34 17 12  8  8 19
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              2400   100  3600  5500  2800   300  1100  3500  2400   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     N    NE    NE     N    NE    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             12    10    20    24     8     4     4     9     6     9
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           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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          89      57    79      45    68      44    75      48    74
Temp          80 86   66 59 73 76   55 47 62 66   53 46 68 73   57 50 67 71
Dewpt         48 41   46 48 38 36   39 38 37 34   39 42 45 41   45 39 27 26
Min/Max RH       21      66    22      72    29      85    30      69    17
RH            33 21   48 66 28 23   56 72 39 31   59 85 43 31   63 66 22 18
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       E    SE       E    SE       S     W
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5      10    20      30     5

$$

TXZ026-171015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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                      54          80          52          75          55
Temp          85 83 70 64 59 56 61 73 79 78 66 61 57 54 59 70 75 74 67 64 60 57
Dewpt         51 49 51 53 53 51 51 47 47 47 49 50 49 48 49 50 52 53 54 54 54 53
Max/Min RH                   83          32          80          44          86
RH            31 31 51 67 80 83 70 40 32 33 54 67 75 80 69 49 45 48 63 70 81 86
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 12 11 12  9  8 11 13 13 12 10  9  6  8  5  4  6  9  6 11  9  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     22 15 14 16 13  6  9 11  8 11 15 30 53 72 72 54 46 24 15  6  8 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              1600   200  2100  4300  2000   400  1900  4300  2800   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     N    NE    NE     N     E    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             13     8    13    21     8     6     9     9     8     8
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           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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          89      58    80      48    68      46    75      51    75
Temp          81 86   67 60 74 78   57 49 63 66   54 48 68 73   59 53 69 73
Dewpt         51 46   49 49 43 40   42 39 38 36   39 41 47 45   48 43 30 28
Min/Max RH       24      67    25      68    32      77    35      74    18
RH            35 25   52 67 33 26   57 68 39 33   57 77 47 37   67 69 23 19
PWind Dir         S      SW     N      NE    NE       E     E       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0    10      10     5      10    20      40    20

$$

TXZ043-171015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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          86          53          78          55
Temp          83 82 72 67 63 60 66 79 85 83 70 63 58 55 61 73 78 78 68 64 60 57
Dewpt         51 47 54 56 57 57 54 47 42 42 51 52 52 51 51 51 50 49 51 53 53 53
Max/Min RH                   89          21          86          36          86
RH            33 29 52 67 80 89 65 32 22 24 51 67 80 86 70 46 37 36 54 67 78 86
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NE NE NE NE  N  N NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 11 12 13 11 11 10  8  8 10 13  9  5  4  4  4  8 11 10  9  9  8
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     18 16 11 15 16 11  9  7  3  6  9 23 36 63 63 35 33 19  9  8 13 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              2600   300  2100  4100  3000   800  2300  6200  4100   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    NE    NE    NE     E     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             14    12    10    11    14     9     3    11    10     8
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           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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          86      58    86      51    73      50    81      53    77
Temp          79 84   67 60 79 83   61 53 68 71   59 52 74 79   62 55 71 75
Dewpt         52 47   52 52 51 44   47 44 42 39   46 47 48 41   51 45 30 26
Min/Max RH       27      75    25      71    30      83    25      74    16
RH            39 28   59 75 38 25   60 71 40 31   62 83 40 26   66 68 22 16
PWind Dir         S       S     S      NE    NE       E    SE       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0    10       5    10      10    20      30     5

$$

TXZ035-171015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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                      49          82          47          76          51
Temp          85 83 68 61 55 51 58 74 81 79 65 58 53 49 56 70 76 75 65 61 57 54
Dewpt         35 28 29 31 52 48 35 35 35 37 44 45 46 46 46 47 46 46 47 49 50 50
Max/Min RH                   96          19          89          34          86
RH            17 13 23 32 90 89 42 24 19 22 46 62 77 89 69 44 34 36 52 65 77 86
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N SE  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      13 10  8 10 10  9 13 16 13 13 10  9  8  8  4  5  9 13  9 12 10 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL FW SC B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     23 16 14 13  8  2  6  9  4  4  4 19 48 80 80 30 35 17  9 12 12 28
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4800   100  3100  5500  2800   300  2700  3600  2400   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     N    NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8    17    19     9     5     5    10     9     8
RFTI           0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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      54    84      46    73      48    79      46    73
Temp          79 85   65 56 76 81   57 48 67 71   57 50 71 76   56 48 66 71
Dewpt         47 39   47 47 38 32   39 39 36 33   39 44 41 31   42 33 24 20
Min/Max RH       20      72    16      71    25      80    19      64    14
RH            32 20   52 72 25 17   51 71 32 25   51 80 34 19   59 56 20 14
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       E    SE      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     5      10    20      20     0

$$

TXZ031-171015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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                      55          80          52          78          55
Temp          86 84 71 65 60 57 62 74 79 78 67 61 57 54 60 73 78 77 68 64 61 57
Dewpt         52 48 51 52 56 55 49 47 48 48 51 51 50 49 50 52 52 53 53 54 54 54
Max/Min RH                   92          33          82          40          90
RH            31 29 50 64 87 92 62 38 33 35 56 68 76 82 69 48 40 43 59 70 78 90
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 11 11 13 12  9 10 13 13 11  9  9  8  8  5  4  5  9  6 12  9 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     22 15 16 17 12  6  8 10  8 10 13 31 52 75 75 49 45 25 14  7 10 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              1800   300  2400  4000  2400   700  2000  5000  3300   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             16    13    13    21     8    10     8     8     8     9
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           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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          89      58    84      49    70      47    77      51    77
Temp          81 86   68 60 77 81   59 51 65 68   55 49 70 75   60 53 70 74
Dewpt         53 47   50 51 46 42   43 41 40 38   41 43 49 46   49 44 29 30
Min/Max RH       25      72    24      70    32      80    35      75    18
RH            38 26   53 72 33 25   56 70 40 33   58 80 47 35   68 72 22 20
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N      NE    NE       E     E       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          5       0    10      10     5      10    20      30    10

$$

TXZ029-171015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
256 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date           03/16/17      Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17            Sun
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                      46          78          45          75          50
Temp          83 82 66 58 52 48 55 70 77 75 62 56 51 47 54 68 74 73 64 60 56 52
Dewpt         35 29 30 26 37 35 34 34 35 39 41 44 45 45 45 46 47 48 48 48 49 50
Max/Min RH                   60          22          93          38          93
RH            18 14 26 29 56 60 45 26 22 27 46 64 80 93 71 45 38 41 56 64 77 93
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N SE  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      12 10  6  8  6  8 13 17 14 13  9  8  5  6  4  4  6  9  8 10  9  8
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     23 15 15  8  8  3  5  7  6  6  6 16 50 80 80 33 24 10  9  9  8 24
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4900   100  3600  5400  3100   300  2500  3900  2400   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N    NE     E    NE     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     8    20    21     9     4     3    10    10    12
RFTI           0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/19  Mon 03/20/17  Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17
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          86      52    79      43    70      45    75      44    72
Temp          77 83   62 54 72 76   54 45 64 68   54 47 68 73   54 46 65 69
Dewpt         47 37   45 46 35 32   36 38 36 33   38 43 41 33   40 34 25 22
Min/Max RH       19      74    19      76    27      86    23      66    16
RH            35 19   54 74 26 20   50 76 35 27   54 86 37 23   59 63 22 17
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       E    SE      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     5      10    20      20     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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