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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

TXZ024-072230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      42          25          57          34          62
Temp          33 29 29 36 41 33 27 25 26 28 37 51 57 45 37 37 37 34 39 56 61 48
Dewpt         14 14 14 13 12 10  8  8  9 11 20 19 17 17 16 15 16 17 15 14 15 16
Min/Max RH                   28          55          21          49          15
RH            45 54 52 38 30 37 44 48 49 49 51 28 21 33 42 41 43 49 37 19 16 27
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9 10  9 12 13  4  4  8 10 10 12 14 19  8  8  9 11 10  9 11 10  5
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     39 63 49 34 28 22 16  9 27 45 51 43 17  9 12 14  4  3  3  0  0  0
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                  2     3     3     3     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              5100  7000   200   100  5700  6800   100   100  3300  4400
T Wind Dir              N     N     W     W    NW    NW     W    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             17    18     5     9    19    21    10    11    14    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               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            33    69      38    63      35    63      38    64
Temp          36   33 63 55 43   38 58 51 40   35 57 51 42   38 58 51
Dewpt         15   17 15 17 13   19 16 19 20   22 21 23 21   25 25 28
Max/Min RH         51    13      47    17      59    21      59    23
RH            41   51 16 23 29   47 19 28 43   59 24 33 43   59 28 41
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-072230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      42          25          58          33          62
Temp          32 30 31 38 41 35 29 27 25 26 36 53 58 48 40 35 34 33 41 57 61 49
Dewpt         15 16 13 11 11 12 12 13 14 13 17 19 19 19 18 17 18 18 17 17 17 17
Min/Max RH                   29          62          22          53          17
RH            49 55 47 32 29 38 48 55 62 57 45 26 22 31 41 47 51 53 37 21 18 28
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      11 12 12 13 13  4  4  4  6  6 10 13 17  6  5  8  9 10  9 12 10  5
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     38 63 52 40 27 13 10  6 21 36 44 44 18  6  9 12  7  5  2  0  0  0
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                  2     3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              4800  6600   100     0  4400  6600     0     0  3400  4400
T Wind Dir              N     N     S     W    NW     N     W    NW    NW     N
T Wind Spd             20    14     4     6    12    19     6     9    12    14
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               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            32    69      37    64      35    62      38    64
Temp          36   32 62 55 43   37 60 53 40   35 57 53 42   38 59 53
Dewpt         19   19 17 18 17   18 16 20 22   22 22 24 23   25 26 28
Max/Min RH         58    13      46    16      59    22      59    24
RH            50   58 17 23 35   46 18 27 48   59 25 32 46   59 28 38
PWind Dir          NW    SW       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-072230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      40          24          56          34          62
Temp          34 31 33 38 40 36 30 27 24 24 33 52 56 49 41 36 35 34 42 58 61 52
Dewpt         21 19 16 14 13 14 14 15 15 12 15 20 21 19 19 18 18 18 17 17 17 17
Min/Max RH                   33          66          25          51          17
RH            59 62 51 37 33 40 52 61 66 59 46 29 25 30 41 47 49 51 37 20 18 24
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       8 12 13 13 10  4  3  4  5  6  8 11 13  5  5  5  6  8  8 11  9  4
Clouds        OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     89 86 76 66 54 41 21  2  7 12 38 49 28  7  4  8  4  1  0  1  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                  2     3     3     3     2     2     4     2     3     5
Mix Hgt              3200  4000   800   100  4900  7000   100   100  3800  4700
T Wind Dir             NE    NW     W     W    NW    NW     W    NW    NW     N
T Wind Spd             21    11     6     8    13    17     8    11    13    16
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               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            32    68      37    65      35    62      38    66
Temp          38   33 61 57 43   37 60 56 41   35 56 54 42   38 60 57
Dewpt         19   19 18 21 21   24 19 22 24   24 23 25 26   26 28 29
Max/Min RH         58    16      59    17      64    22      62    24
RH            45   58 19 24 41   59 20 26 50   64 27 32 52   61 29 34
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW    NW       N     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-072230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      39          22          54          29          62
Temp          29 26 28 33 37 32 27 23 22 23 31 46 54 44 37 32 30 29 37 55 62 50
Dewpt         16 16 14 12 11 11 13 13 12 10 16 18 17 15 15 15 14 14 14 13 13 12
Min/Max RH                   31          65          23          53          14
RH            58 65 55 41 33 41 55 65 65 57 53 32 23 30 40 49 51 53 38 18 14 21
Wind Dir       N  N NE  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      10 12 13 13 12  5  5  6  8 10 12 16 18 10  8  8 10  9  9 12 11  6
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     81 84 72 60 47 35 19  3 25 48 51 49 21 11 12  9  2  1  1  0  0  0
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                  2     2     3     3     2     2     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200  5400   200   100  4100  6700   100   100  3200  4300
T Wind Dir             NE     N     W     W    NW     N    NW    NW    NW     N
T Wind Spd             18    13     5     9    14    20     8    10    12    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            27    65      32    62      31    62      34    64
Temp          33   28 58 54 38   32 56 52 36   31 55 52 39   34 58 53
Dewpt         16   15 14 13 16   20 15 17 21   21 20 22 22   24 24 24
Max/Min RH         60    13      61    16      66    20      66    22
RH            49   58 17 19 40   61 19 25 54   66 25 31 50   66 27 32
PWind Dir          NW     W       W     N      NW     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-072230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      43          24          59          33          64
Temp          30 29 31 38 43 36 30 25 24 26 37 53 59 48 40 35 35 33 43 59 63 50
Dewpt         16 16 14 11 10 11 12 11 11 12 16 19 20 19 18 18 18 18 17 16 17 18
Min/Max RH                   25          58          22          53          15
RH            54 60 49 32 26 36 46 55 57 56 43 26 22 31 41 49 50 53 35 18 17 27
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd      10 10 12 13 13  4  4  5  6  8  9 13 16  6  6  6  8  9  9 12 10  5
Clouds        SC B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW SC SC SC FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     47 73 61 49 34 18 11  5 19 34 42 46 19  5  7 11  8  3  2  0  0  0
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                  2     3     3     3     2     2     4     3     4     5
Mix Hgt              4100  6600   700   100  4300  7000   100   100  3500  4500
T Wind Dir              N     N     S     W    NW    NW     W    NW    NW     N
T Wind Spd             19    16     5     6    13    18     8    10    13    14
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               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            32    71      38    65      35    64      39    66
Temp          36   33 64 57 44   38 60 53 40   35 58 54 42   39 61 55
Dewpt         19   19 17 19 17   19 16 21 23   23 22 24 23   26 26 30
Max/Min RH         57    13      47    15      61    21      61    23
RH            49   56 16 23 34   47 18 28 49   61 25 32 46   61 26 39
PWind Dir          NW    SW       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-072230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
251 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                      38          21          54          28          59
Temp          26 23 26 33 37 31 24 22 22 24 32 48 54 44 36 32 30 28 36 53 58 45
Dewpt         13 13 12 11  9  9  9 11 11 11 18 19 17 15 15 16 16 15 14 13 13 14
Min/Max RH                   29          65          23          60          16
RH            57 65 55 39 31 39 52 62 62 57 56 31 23 30 42 51 55 58 40 20 17 28
Wind Dir       N  N NE  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       8  9 10 13 13  5  4  5  6  9 11 16 19  9  6  6  9  8  8 12 11  5
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     50 69 53 36 33 29 19  9 28 48 52 43 13  9 13 11  2  2  0  0  0  0
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                  2     2     3     3     2     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              4800  5700   100   200  5400  6500   100   100  3300  4200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W    NW     N    NW    NW    NW     N
T Wind Spd             17    17     5     8    16    23     8    10    12    14
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               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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            26    65      31    60      31    60      32    62
Temp          31   26 58 53 36   31 54 49 36   31 54 49 36   32 56 50
Dewpt         17   16 15 13 15   19 16 18 20   21 21 23 21   23 25 25
Max/Min RH         65    14      61    18      66    23      69    24
RH            56   65 18 20 42   61 22 29 52   66 27 36 54   69 30 37
PWind Dir          NW     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr            0     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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