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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

TXZ024-101015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      69          94          71          94          73
Temp          87 84 76 73 71 69 81 91 94 91 80 76 73 71 82 91 94 91 81 78 75 73
Dewpt         64 63 63 63 64 64 65 66 63 63 64 65 65 66 67 67 63 62 63 64 63 65
Max/Min RH                   84          36          83          35          78
RH            47 49 64 71 79 84 59 44 36 40 58 69 75 83 61 45 36 38 55 64 67 78
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       8  8  8  6  4  4  5  8 10 10  8  8  6  5  6  6  9  8  5  5  8  8
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     61 44 38 45 61 50 39 31 39 41 31 44 37 47 44 36 39 42 43 55 40 48
PoP 12hr                     20          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.10        0.01           0           0        0.04
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     2     1     1     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5400   200  8200 10800  6600   400  5800 10100  7500  2600
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     W     E    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd             14     4     6    12    11     9     8    11    18    11
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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          94      70    88      70    88      70    89      70    92
Temp          91 91   75 70 85 85   74 70 85 85   74 70 86 86   74 70 89 89
Dewpt         66 65   68 67 69 67   68 68 69 67   66 66 67 65   66 67 67 65
Min/Max RH       37      90    51      93    51      88    46      90    42
RH            44 43   79 90 58 54   81 93 59 54   77 88 52 49   76 90 48 45
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S       S     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC
PoP 12hr         40      60    50      50    40      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ026-101015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      71          94          73          95          75
Temp          90 87 79 75 73 71 82 91 94 91 81 78 75 73 83 92 95 92 83 79 77 75
Dewpt         63 63 65 64 64 65 66 66 64 64 65 66 66 67 68 67 64 64 64 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                   81          37          81          36          74
RH            41 44 63 68 74 81 59 44 37 41 58 67 73 81 60 44 36 39 53 64 69 74
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd       8  8  8  8  5  4  5  6 10 11  9  9  6  4  9  6  9  9  8  8  6  5
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     61 41 45 41 63 57 46 36 35 41 42 48 40 51 44 40 35 42 42 59 40 47
PoP 12hr                     20          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0        0.02        0.01        0.08
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4800   200  7200  9700  5900   600  4900  8600  5700  2200
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SW     S     S     S    SE    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd              9     4     5    13    12    12    11     8    18    13
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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          96      72    90      72    89      71    90      72    94
Temp          93 93   77 72 87 87   76 72 87 86   75 71 87 87   76 72 91 91
Dewpt         66 65   68 68 69 68   70 68 70 67   68 68 67 66   67 67 67 66
Min/Max RH       36      87    49      87    50      90    45      84    40
RH            41 40   73 87 54 53   82 87 58 52   79 90 51 49   74 84 46 44
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      50    50      50    40      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ043-101015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      71          95          73          96          74
Temp          91 88 79 75 73 71 82 92 95 92 82 78 75 73 84 93 96 93 83 79 76 74
Dewpt         62 62 63 64 64 64 67 65 63 64 64 65 65 66 67 66 63 63 63 65 65 66
Max/Min RH                   79          35          78          34          76
RH            39 42 58 68 73 79 60 42 35 40 55 65 71 78 58 42 34 37 51 62 68 76
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  6  5  4  4  6  5  8  9  6  8  5  5  9  8  9  9  6  6  6  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     45 32 22 12 15 19 19 23 30 29 22 19 15 20 12 33 40 35 34 39 36 31
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              4300   200  8500  9800  6300   300  7100  9000  5700   300
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SE     N
T Wind Spd              8     4     9    10    10     8    11    12     5     3
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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          97      73    92      72    91      72    92      74    95
Temp          94 94   78 73 89 89   76 72 88 88   76 72 89 89   78 74 92 92
Dewpt         67 63   65 66 68 67   68 67 68 66   66 67 67 64   65 65 66 62
Min/Max RH       33      79    44      84    45      86    41      74    35
RH            42 36   64 79 50 48   75 84 51 48   72 86 48 43   64 74 42 37
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      40    40      50    30      40    30      20    10

$$

TXZ035-101015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      68          91          70          92          71
Temp          87 84 76 72 70 68 79 88 91 88 78 75 72 70 80 89 92 89 79 76 73 71
Dewpt         63 63 63 62 63 63 65 64 63 62 63 63 63 64 66 64 62 62 62 62 63 64
Max/Min RH                   84          39          81          37          79
RH            45 49 65 70 79 84 63 45 40 42 59 67 73 81 62 44 37 41 55 63 71 79
Wind Dir       S SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9  9  9  8  5  8  9 11 11  9 10  9  6 10  9 11 11  8  9  9  8
Clouds        B1 SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     52 27 30 20 37 28 24 24 30 28 24 25 17 20 11 27 31 35 23 42 36 31
PoP 12hr                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              4500   200  5700  8500  5300   300  5800  8700  5300   300
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd              9     5    10    13    11     8     9    12     8     5
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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          93      70    88      69    87      69    88      70    91
Temp          90 90   75 70 85 85   73 69 84 84   73 69 85 85   74 70 88 88
Dewpt         66 64   65 65 66 68   67 66 67 66   65 65 66 65   65 64 65 63
Min/Max RH       38      84    50      90    50      87    47      81    41
RH            45 43   71 84 52 56   81 90 56 54   76 87 53 50   74 81 47 43
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      50    50      50    40      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ031-101015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      70          96          73          98          74
Temp          91 88 78 75 72 70 82 92 96 93 82 78 75 73 85 95 98 95 84 79 76 74
Dewpt         63 62 64 64 64 64 66 65 63 64 65 65 66 66 67 65 62 63 64 65 65 66
Max/Min RH                   81          34          79          31          75
RH            40 42 61 70 75 81 59 41 34 39 56 65 72 79 56 39 31 36 52 62 68 75
Wind Dir       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       6  8  6  8  5  4  5  6  9 10  8  8  6  4  8  8  9  9  6  8  8  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     58 38 35 34 52 48 40 35 32 34 39 39 29 38 35 33 33 38 39 55 39 42
PoP 12hr                     10          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4600   300  9100 10100  6300   300  6800 10200  7100  2200
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     S     S    SW    SE     S     E     E
T Wind Spd              9     4     5    11    11     8     5     9    19    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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          98      72    91      71    90      71    92      73    96
Temp          95 94   78 72 88 88   75 71 87 87   75 71 89 89   77 73 93 93
Dewpt         65 64   68 67 68 67   69 68 69 67   67 68 67 65   67 66 66 65
Min/Max RH       32      84    46      90    48      89    41      80    37
RH            38 37   72 84 52 50   81 90 55 51   77 89 49 45   71 80 43 41
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SE     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      50    50      50    40      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ029-101015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
243 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2017

Date           08/09/17      Thu 08/10/17            Fri 08/11/17            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
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                      66          90          68          90          69
Temp          85 82 74 70 68 66 77 87 90 87 77 73 70 68 78 87 90 87 77 74 71 69
Dewpt         64 64 63 63 63 63 66 65 63 63 63 64 63 64 66 65 61 61 63 63 63 63
Max/Min RH                   90          41          87          38          81
RH            50 54 69 78 84 90 69 49 41 45 62 74 78 87 66 48 38 42 61 69 76 81
Wind Dir       S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       8  9  6  8  5  4  8  9 10 11  8  8  5  4  8  6  9  9  6  6  6  5
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     57 37 31 41 51 42 32 29 32 28 19 31 24 33 26 33 33 34 29 49 38 46
PoP 12hr                     20          10          10          10          20
QPF 12hr                   0.10           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S                                      S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S  S  S                                      S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4800   300  7400  8500  5000   300  6600  9900  5800  1600
T Wind Dir              S    SE    SW     S     S    SW     S     S     E     E
T Wind Spd             10     4     8    14    11     9     5    11    12    11
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           08/12  Sun 08/13/17  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17
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          91      67    85      67    85      67    87      68    90
Temp          88 88   72 67 82 82   71 67 82 82   71 67 84 84   72 68 87 87
Dewpt         65 64   66 65 67 67   67 65 68 65   65 64 66 65   65 64 65 63
Min/Max RH       40      93    55      93    53      90    48      87    42
RH            47 46   81 93 60 60   87 93 62 56   81 90 54 52   78 87 48 45
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      50    50      50    40      40    30      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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