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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

TXZ024-241015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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          67          41          75          47
Temp          83 81 67 59 53 50 55 62 66 65 55 51 47 43 52 67 74 73 62 57 53 49
Dewpt         53 51 52 35 34 34 31 31 31 31 31 32 31 30 29 28 26 24 26 29 30 33
Max/Min RH                   62          27          60          16          53
RH            38 35 58 40 48 53 40 31 27 28 39 47 54 60 41 23 17 16 25 34 41 53
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      28 31 26 18 17 18 27 31 39 32 20 19 14 13 11  9  6  5  6  8 10  9
Clouds        SC B1 B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     37 69 83 33 12 11 14 50 34 29 17  5  3  0  0  0  7 18 18 19 29 39
PoP 12hr                     60           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.15           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        L  L
TSTMS             L  L
Obvis                              BD BD
High Wind                           A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     2     4     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt              3300  1200  7600  7700  4300   800  5500  7500  4800   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             43    31    39    42    24    13    14    11     9     5
RFTI           4  4  4  0  0  0  4  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL CL NO NO NO CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          81      49    73      49    73      50    67      49    67
Temp          73 78   59 51 67 71   57 51 67 71   57 51 63 66   55 50 62 65
Dewpt         30 23   34 38 38 34   37 40 47 45   43 43 38 37   43 41 37 32
Min/Max RH       12      61    25      66    39      74    34      70    28
RH            20 13   39 61 34 26   47 66 49 39   59 74 39 34   64 70 39 29
PWind Dir         W      NW     N      SE    SE      SE    SE      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      30    40      30    20

$$

TXZ026-241015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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          72          42          76          47
Temp          85 83 69 61 56 53 57 66 71 70 58 52 48 44 53 68 75 74 63 58 53 49
Dewpt         55 51 51 49 38 35 32 32 31 31 32 34 33 31 31 31 30 29 30 32 32 34
Max/Min RH                   65          23          60          18          56
RH            35 33 53 65 51 50 38 28 23 23 37 50 56 60 43 25 19 19 29 37 44 56
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      27 31 27 21 14 16 21 28 34 32 21 19 16 13 12 11  6  6  8  8  9  8
Clouds        SC B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     36 64 76 58 20  8  6 47 39 25 17  8  4  0  0  0  4 12 16 21 30 39
PoP 12hr                     50           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.15           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C
Obvis                              BD BD
High Wind                           A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     2     2     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt              2900  2200  8100  8100  4400  1000  4300  6700  4000   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             40    19    32    39    25    17    16     9     9     9
RFTI           4  4  4  2  0  0  2  4  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL CL EL NO NO EL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          83      49    75      50    74      50    69      49    68
Temp          74 80   59 51 69 73   58 52 68 72   57 51 64 67   56 50 63 66
Dewpt         36 26   34 39 41 36   40 41 48 46   48 45 44 41   46 43 40 35
Min/Max RH       13      63    26      66    38      80    37      77    30
RH            25 14   39 63 36 26   51 66 49 39   72 80 48 39   69 77 43 32
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE      SE    SE      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      40    40      30    20

$$

TXZ043-241015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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          75          43          78          49
Temp          84 82 68 61 56 53 58 69 74 73 60 54 49 45 54 70 77 76 65 59 55 51
Dewpt         54 51 50 46 35 32 31 30 29 28 30 32 32 31 31 30 28 27 28 31 33 36
Max/Min RH                   59          19          58          16          56
RH            37 34 52 59 45 45 36 23 19 19 32 43 52 58 41 23 16 16 25 34 43 56
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      27 31 26 17 13 13 24 28 31 25 13 12 12  9  9  6  5  5  6  6  6  8
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     37 48 68 62 23  9 12 21 28 15  9  4  2  0  0  0  4 14 17 19 23 27
PoP 12hr                     40           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.18           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C
Obvis                              BD BD
Fire Weather                        A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     2     2     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3800  2900  7900  9200  4800   400  4300  7100  4200   300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     W    NW    NW    NW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             37    17    32    34    12    10    10    10     9     9
RFTI           4  4  4  0  0  0  3  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL CL NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          84      48    76      51    76      52    70      48    71
Temp          75 81   59 50 69 74   59 53 70 74   59 53 65 68   55 50 65 69
Dewpt         34 21   29 38 40 36   40 44 49 45   48 45 41 39   44 43 41 35
Min/Max RH       11      62    24      72    35      76    33      76    28
RH            22 11   32 62 35 25   49 72 47 35   67 76 41 34   66 76 41 28
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE      SE    SE      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW CL   CL FW B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      40    40      20    20

$$

TXZ035-241015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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                      47          69          39          76          47
Temp          83 81 66 58 52 49 54 63 68 67 55 50 45 42 50 68 75 74 62 57 53 49
Dewpt         50 47 42 32 32 32 31 29 28 28 28 29 29 28 27 26 23 21 23 27 30 31
Max/Min RH                   52          21          57          13          50
RH            32 30 42 37 46 52 41 27 22 23 35 44 53 57 41 20 14 13 22 31 41 50
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW SW  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      29 32 24 17 16 17 29 32 34 29 17 14 12 10  8  5  9 10  9 10 13 10
Clouds        SC B1 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     40 66 67 24  9 14 20 41 27 14  8  3  1  0  0  0  7 22 20 17 28 38
PoP 12hr                     50           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.13           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C
TSTMS             C  C
Obvis         BD                BD BD BD
Fire Weather                        A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     2     2     2     4     5     6     6
Mix Hgt              6100   700  7600  7700  4700   300  5400  6300  3600   300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW     N    NW    NW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             35    24    36    37    16     8     9    13    11    12
RFTI           4  4  3  0  0  0  4  4  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL CL NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          80      46    74      50    74      48    63      46    70
Temp          72 77   57 48 68 72   58 52 68 72   55 49 59 62   53 48 64 68
Dewpt         26 18   30 35 35 30   35 38 44 33   36 37 37 35   40 39 33 29
Min/Max RH       11      60    20      59    24      63    36      71    22
RH            18 11   35 60 29 21   42 59 42 24   49 63 44 36   61 71 31 23
PWind Dir         W      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S      NE    NW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      30    40      20    20

$$

TXZ031-241015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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          74          42          77          48
Temp          86 84 69 61 56 53 58 68 73 72 59 53 48 44 53 69 76 75 64 59 54 50
Dewpt         55 53 53 48 37 34 31 32 32 32 32 34 33 31 31 31 30 30 32 33 33 36
Max/Min RH                   62          21          61          18          57
RH            34 34 57 62 49 48 36 26 22 23 36 48 57 61 43 24 18 19 30 38 45 57
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      27 31 26 19 14 16 23 29 34 32 21 20 17 13 12 10  6  5  8  6  8  6
Clouds        SC B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     36 59 76 56 19  8  6 43 33 25 15  6  3  0  0  0  4 13 16 20 29 37
PoP 12hr                     50           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.14           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  S  S
TSTMS             C  C  S  S
Obvis                              BD BD
High Wind                           A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     2     3     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt              3100  2400  8900  8900  4800   900  4500  7300  4700   300
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     S     S
T Wind Spd             40    24    33    40    24    17    14    10    10    10
RFTI           4  4  4  0  0  0  2  4  4  4  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL CL NO NO NO EL CL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          84      48    76      49    75      50    70      48    70
Temp          75 81   59 50 69 74   58 51 69 73   58 51 65 68   55 50 64 68
Dewpt         35 26   34 39 41 37   40 42 50 48   49 45 43 40   47 43 40 35
Min/Max RH       13      67    25      72    40      79    35      80    28
RH            23 13   39 67 36 26   52 72 51 41   71 79 46 36   73 78 41 29
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE      SE    SE      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      40    40      30    20

$$

TXZ029-241015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
306 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Date           03/23/17      Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            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                      44          65          36          74          44
Temp          81 79 63 55 49 46 50 59 64 63 52 47 42 39 48 65 73 72 60 54 50 46
Dewpt         52 49 45 33 33 33 32 29 30 31 30 30 30 29 28 26 23 22 24 27 29 30
Max/Min RH                   60          28          67          15          53
RH            32 35 52 43 54 60 50 32 28 30 43 51 62 67 46 23 15 15 25 35 44 53
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      29 31 23 14 16 14 27 33 36 31 19 17 13 11  8  6  8  8  8  8 10  8
Clouds        SC B2 B2 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     42 74 72 17  7 14 24 48 30 20 12  3  2  0  0  0  9 23 19 14 27 40
PoP 12hr                     60           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.14           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        L  L
TSTMS             L  L
Obvis         BD                BD BD BD
High Wind                           A  A
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     2     3     4     4     5     6     6
Mix Hgt              6500  1100  8000  7900  4200   300  5500  6500  3800   300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             41    28    39    40    16     9    10    13    11    12
RFTI           4  4  2  0  0  0  4  4  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/26  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17
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          78      43    71      46    73      46    62      43    66
Temp          70 75   54 45 64 69   55 48 66 71   54 47 58 61   50 45 60 64
Dewpt         27 22   32 36 36 32   34 39 44 35   36 38 38 35   40 38 34 30
Min/Max RH       13      70    24      71    27      71    38      79    27
RH            20 14   43 70 35 25   45 71 45 27   50 71 47 38   68 76 37 28
PWind Dir         W      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    20      30    40      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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