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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

TXZ024-152215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      64          37          69          45          78
Temp          53 47 53 61 64 56 46 42 40 37 49 64 69 62 53 50 48 45 57 72 78 70
Dewpt         37 36 34 32 31 32 32 32 32 32 35 32 31 35 37 36 33 35 37 38 40 42
Min/Max RH                   29          86          24          70          25
RH            55 65 48 33 29 40 56 66 73 82 58 31 24 37 54 59 58 67 47 28 26 37
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE NE NW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      17 11 13 10  8  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  8  8  6  6  6  6  6  8  9  9
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     20 10  6  3  3  2  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  2  1  1  0  1  3  2  0  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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3800  4400   200   100  3600  4500   100   100  3600  4600
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NW     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             19     9     3     5     8    10     6     6    12    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          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          51    78      52    76      55    77      58    78
Temp          56 51 73 70   57 52 72 69   59 55 73 71   62 58 75 72
Dewpt         39 39 44 46   44 44 49 50   50 52 57 55   55 55 57 55
Max/Min RH       66    33      75    40      93    48      90    46
RH            53 63 36 43   61 73 44 50   71 89 57 57   78 89 53 56
PWind Dir        SW     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-152215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      67          39          70          45          77
Temp          55 50 56 64 67 59 50 46 44 41 52 65 70 62 54 50 48 45 57 72 77 68
Dewpt         39 38 36 33 33 31 34 34 33 35 38 36 34 36 37 38 38 38 41 41 40 41
Min/Max RH                   28          85          26          79          26
RH            55 62 46 31 28 34 54 62 65 78 59 34 26 37 53 63 69 76 55 33 26 37
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      21 13 13 12 10  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  5  5  6  9 10  9
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     37 14  6  3  3  2  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  2  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  1
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3600  4300   100   100  3600  4200     0     0  4100  4800
T Wind Dir              N    NE     N    NW    SW     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             20    10     4     5     4     8     6     4     9    13
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          49    77      53    77      56    79      59    80
Temp          55 49 72 70   58 53 73 70   60 56 75 73   63 59 76 74
Dewpt         41 41 46 47   44 45 50 50   50 53 58 56   56 56 58 57
Max/Min RH       77    35      77    39      93    47      90    46
RH            60 73 39 44   60 73 44 48   69 89 55 56   78 89 53 56
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ043-152215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      68          38          70          44          78
Temp          56 51 57 65 68 60 51 47 45 42 52 65 70 62 53 49 47 44 57 72 78 69
Dewpt         42 38 36 36 35 33 34 34 33 34 35 31 29 33 33 36 36 36 37 36 35 37
Min/Max RH                   30          76          22          73          21
RH            60 60 45 34 30 37 52 60 63 72 51 28 22 34 46 60 66 72 48 27 21 32
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW NW NW SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd      23 18 17 13 12  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  8  6
Clouds        B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     70 56 36 18 13  7  1  1  1  0  0  1  1  1  0  0  0  1  1  3  1  3
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C
TSTMS          C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3600  4400   100   100  3300  4000   100   100  4100  4600
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     N    NW     E    SE     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             25    14     6     5     2     4     5     5    10    11
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          49    79      53    79      58    81      60    82
Temp          55 49 74 71   58 53 75 72   62 58 77 74   64 60 78 75
Dewpt         38 40 42 41   42 45 50 48   51 56 57 54   56 58 58 55
Max/Min RH       71    26      77    35      95    41      94    41
RH            53 70 32 34   56 73 42 42   68 92 50 50   75 93 50 49
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-152215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      64          34          69          43          77
Temp          50 45 52 61 64 55 45 41 38 35 48 63 69 61 52 48 46 43 56 71 77 68
Dewpt         36 35 32 30 29 30 29 29 28 31 33 30 28 32 33 33 33 33 35 36 37 39
Min/Max RH                   27          89          21          70          24
RH            58 67 46 31 27 38 53 62 66 84 57 28 21 33 48 55 60 67 46 27 24 34
Wind Dir       N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  N NW  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      21 13 16 13 10  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  8  8  6  6  6  6  8  9 10  9
Clouds        SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     31 16  9  6  5  3  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  3  1  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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3400  4000   200   100  3200  4100   100   100  3300  4100
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             20    10     4     4     5     8     6     6     9    11
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          49    78      51    76      54    78      56    78
Temp          55 49 73 70   56 51 72 69   58 54 74 71   60 56 74 72
Dewpt         37 39 43 44   41 44 47 48   49 52 55 53   53 54 55 54
Max/Min RH       71    30      80    37      96    43      93    44
RH            51 67 34 40   56 76 41 47   71 92 52 53   77 92 51 53
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-152215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      69          37          71          45          78
Temp          57 50 57 66 69 60 50 45 42 39 51 66 71 63 54 50 48 45 57 72 78 69
Dewpt         39 38 36 35 33 34 33 34 34 36 37 35 33 36 37 38 38 38 40 40 39 41
Min/Max RH                   26          91          25          79          25
RH            52 61 45 32 26 37 53 65 72 87 59 32 25 37 51 63 68 76 52 31 25 36
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd      21 14 14 13 11  5  4  3  3  3  4  4  5  6  6  6  5  5  6  9 10  9
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     40 17  9  5  4  3  1  0  0  1  0  1  1  2  0  1  0  1  4  2  0  1
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3800  4400   200   200  3700  4400   200   100  4500  5000
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             23    10     4     5     4     5     6     5    12    13
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          50    79      53    78      57    80      59    81
Temp          56 50 74 71   58 53 74 71   61 57 76 73   63 59 77 74
Dewpt         41 41 46 46   44 45 50 50   51 53 57 56   57 57 57 57
Max/Min RH       74    32      77    38      92    45      92    45
RH            58 70 37 41   59 73 44 48   70 88 53 55   80 91 50 55
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ029-152215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
229 AM CDT Sun Oct 15 2017

Date             Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17            Tue 10/17/17
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                      62          33          68          41          77
Temp          50 44 51 59 62 53 43 39 36 33 46 62 68 60 50 46 44 41 54 71 77 68
Dewpt         36 35 32 29 29 29 30 30 29 31 34 30 27 32 33 34 33 33 34 37 39 40
Min/Max RH                   28         100          21          73          25
RH            58 69 49 32 28 39 59 70 75 91 63 30 21 35 51 62 65 72 46 29 25 36
Wind Dir       N NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      18 12 13 11  8  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  9  8  6  6  8  9  9 10 10  9
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     16  8  6  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3600  4200   200   100  3300  4200   100   100  3100  4000
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     N    NW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    10     3     4     6     9     8     8    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          Wed 10/18/17  Thu 10/19/17  Fri 10/20/17  Sat 10/21/17
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          48    77      50    75      53    76      55    77
Temp          54 48 72 69   55 50 71 68   57 53 72 69   59 55 73 70
Dewpt         38 39 44 46   43 43 46 48   49 51 55 54   53 53 55 53
Max/Min RH       74    33      77    37      96    48      93    45
RH            55 70 36 44   63 76 41 48   73 92 55 58   80 92 53 54
PWind Dir        SW    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

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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