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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

TXZ024-181015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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                      20          57          29          73          39
Temp             37 29 25 23 21 26 47 57 48 39 35 32 30 36 61 73 62 52 46 42 40
Dewpt             8  4  0  2  5  7 11 17 13 16 18 17 18 19 17 12 14 20 20 25 23
Max/Min RH                   54          20          65          10          55
RH               29 33 33 41 51 45 23 21 24 38 50 54 60 50 18 10 15 28 35 50 51
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          8  6  9 10 10  9  9  9  5  8 11  9 10  9 12 14 10 12 13 13 12
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         2  5  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  3  2  2  4  1  3  3  2  5  4  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               200   200  1900  2800   100   100  1400  3100   200   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              8     9    11    11    10    10    13    18    11    11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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          78      40    57      30    55      28    58      28    55
Temp          67 66 48   41 52 48 36   31 48 46 34   29 50 48 34   29 48 48
Dewpt         24 22 26   30 20 18 18   18 12 12  7   11 14 19 19   19 22 23
Min/Max RH       13      64    22      61    17      50    20      71    27
RH            19 19 41   64 28 30 49   61 23 24 32   47 23 31 53   67 36 37
PWind Dir        SW      SW     W      NW     W       W    SW      NE    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ026-181015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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          54          27          67          36
Temp             35 28 24 21 19 24 45 54 45 37 33 30 28 33 56 67 57 47 43 39 37
Dewpt            -1  1  2  3  4  8 14 19 19 19 20 19 17 19 20 21 22 23 25 27 24
Max/Min RH                   55          25          67          17          63
RH               21 31 38 44 50 49 29 25 34 48 59 64 64 56 24 17 25 38 50 61 60
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd          9  8  6  6  6  6 10 11  9  9  8  5  6  6 11 16 12 11 12  9 10
Clouds           CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         1  8  1  2  2  1  1  1  2  1  4  1  2  4  2  3  2  2  2  3  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100     0  2300  2900     0     0   600  1400   100     0
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     5     9    13     8     4     6    18    10     5
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           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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      41    60      31    55      29    57      29    55
Temp          64 63 48   42 55 51 37   32 49 47 34   30 49 48 35   30 48 49
Dewpt         27 28 30   32 25 22 21   20 17 15 12   13 16 19 21   20 24 24
Min/Max RH       18      68    24      63    21      52    21      71    30
RH            25 26 50   68 31 32 52   62 28 28 39   49 26 31 56   67 39 38
PWind Dir        SW       S     W      NW     W      SW    SW      NE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-181015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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                      20          52          27          66          37
Temp             36 29 25 22 20 25 43 52 44 36 32 30 28 33 55 66 57 48 43 40 38
Dewpt            -5 -2  1  2  3  6 12 19 19 19 20 20 20 22 22 23 19 25 29 30 30
Max/Min RH                   52          25          78          19          81
RH               17 27 36 40 47 45 28 28 37 50 61 66 74 63 27 19 23 41 57 67 74
Wind Dir         SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  4  5 10 12  6  6  6  8  9 10 12 14 10 11 12 12 11
Clouds           CL FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4 10  3  6  6  2  2  2  2  1  2  1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               200   200  2400  2900   100   100   900  1600   200   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              5     5    13    14     8     9    12    17    11    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           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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      43    61      31    57      32    60      31    59
Temp          65 65 50   44 56 51 37   32 50 49 37   33 52 51 37   32 51 52
Dewpt         29 26 38   39 23 15 20   18 13 11 10   14 15 20 22   23 25 27
Min/Max RH       17      86    17      58    16      47    18      74    28
RH            26 23 64   85 27 23 49   58 22 21 31   46 22 29 55   71 35 38
PWind Dir        SW       S     W      NW     W      SW     S       E    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-181015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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                      17          52          26          68          34
Temp             33 26 22 19 17 22 43 52 44 36 31 29 27 32 57 68 57 47 41 37 35
Dewpt             5  1 -1  2  4  6 10 15 14 16 17 16 16 16 16 15 14 20 19 23 19
Max/Min RH                   58          23          65          12          56
RH               30 33 36 46 55 49 26 23 30 44 54 59 64 50 20 13 18 34 40 56 52
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          8  5  5  6  5  6 10 10  8  8  8  8  8  8 13 17 11 12 12  9 10
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         9 15  4  4  7  5  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  5  1  1  1  1  3  4  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           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     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               600   200  1800  2500   100   100   800  2000   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd             11     6     8    11     8     8    10    17    11     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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      36    56      25    54      28    57      26    56
Temp          64 63 44   37 51 46 32   26 46 46 33   29 49 47 33   27 48 48
Dewpt         22 19 27   28 19 16 16   15 12 10  8    8 13 16 18   16 21 21
Min/Max RH       14      70    21      65    18      44    19      68    25
RH            20 18 50   70 28 29 52   63 25 23 34   41 23 28 55   64 34 34
PWind Dir        SW      SW     W      NW     W       W     S      NE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ031-181015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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          55          27          69          38
Temp             35 28 24 21 19 24 45 55 46 37 33 30 28 33 58 69 59 49 45 41 39
Dewpt            -2  0  2  4  5  9 15 20 19 19 20 19 18 21 21 21 21 24 26 28 26
Max/Min RH                   58          25          74          16          65
RH               21 30 39 47 53 51 29 25 34 47 59 64 69 61 25 16 23 36 49 60 61
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          8  6  5  6  6  6 10 11  8  8  8  6  8  8 12 16 12 11 13 11 11
Clouds           CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         2  8  2  3  2  1  1  1  2  1  4  1  2  5  2  4  1  2  2  3  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           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     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               200   200  2400  2900   200   100   800  1400   200   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              6     6    11    14     9     6     9    18    11     8
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           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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          77      41    61      31    56      30    60      29    56
Temp          66 65 49   42 56 51 37   32 49 48 35   31 52 50 36   30 49 49
Dewpt         27 27 32   35 25 21 21   20 17 15 13   12 16 19 22   20 23 24
Min/Max RH       16      76    22      62    20      48    19      71    27
RH            23 23 51   76 30 30 51   61 27 26 39   45 24 29 56   67 36 37
PWind Dir        SW       S     W      NW     W      SW     S      NE    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-181015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
312 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

Date           01/17/18      Thu 01/18/18            Fri 01/19/18            Sat
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                      16          53          24          70          34
Temp             34 26 21 19 17 22 43 53 44 35 30 27 25 31 58 70 58 47 42 38 35
Dewpt             6  6  3  4  5  6  8 14 12 15 16 16 16 17 12 12 10 17 18 22 19
Max/Min RH                   61          21          74          10          55
RH               30 42 44 52 60 50 23 21 27 44 55 63 69 56 16 10 14 29 38 53 52
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd          8  5  5  5  5  6 10 10  5  6  8  5  6  8 14 18 10 12 12 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         3  4  2  2  2  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  2  1  2  2  2  4  3  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           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     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   100  1700  2500   100   100  1500  2600   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              6     8    10    11    10    10    17    24    11    10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18
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      35    52      24    53      26    55      24    54
Temp          64 62 43   36 47 43 30   25 45 44 32   27 47 45 31   25 46 46
Dewpt         20 18 22   25 20 16 16   16 12 11  5    9 15 18 17   18 23 21
Min/Max RH       13      66    25      69    19      52    22      83    28
RH            18 18 42   64 33 33 56   69 26 25 32   47 27 33 57   75 40 36
PWind Dir        SW      SW     W      NW     W       W    SW      NE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC FW FW SC   FW CL FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       5     0       0     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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