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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

TXZ024-111015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      71          91          71          91          71
Temp          95 92 81 76 73 71 80 88 91 88 79 75 73 71 80 88 91 88 79 75 73 71
Dewpt         62 64 65 64 64 65 67 67 66 64 65 65 66 66 67 67 68 67 67 68 68 68
Max/Min RH                   81          42          83          47          90
RH            34 40 59 66 72 81 63 49 44 45 62 70 78 83 63 51 48 51 68 78 85 90
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W  E  E SE SE SE  E  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9  8  8  6  5  4  4  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  6  6  8  5  4  4  3
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     43 52 40 37 41 51 39 44 42 44 47 57 55 57 62 65 82 73 65 83 76 76
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          40          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.04        0.24
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6000   900  5200  6600  4000  1400  2600  2300  1600  1400
T Wind Dir              S     W    NE     E     E    SE     E    NE     E     S
T Wind Spd             10    11     5     4     9    11     9    13    10     8
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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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      70    88      70    90      70    91      71    93
Temp          88 88   75 70 85 85   74 70 87 87   74 70 88 88   75 71 90 90
Dewpt         67 66   67 66 69 66   68 66 69 67   67 66 68 67   66 66 67 64
Min/Max RH       44      88    50      88    48      87    45      84    40
RH            50 48   77 88 57 52   81 88 55 51   79 87 51 49   74 84 47 42
PWind Dir         S      SE     S      SE     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      40    40      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-111015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      73          93          74          92          72
Temp          95 92 82 78 75 73 82 90 93 90 82 78 76 74 82 89 92 89 80 76 74 72
Dewpt         63 65 66 66 66 67 68 68 66 65 66 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 69 69 68 69
Max/Min RH                   81          40          79          44          90
RH            35 41 59 67 73 81 62 48 41 43 59 69 74 79 60 48 44 48 69 78 82 90
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S NW NW NE  E  E  E  E  E  S  E  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  9 10  9  6  4  6  5  6  8  6  6  4  4  5  6  6  8  9  5  4  4
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     39 60 53 48 53 55 49 44 46 47 54 59 55 55 59 72 82 78 75 79 71 79
PoP 12hr                     30          20          30          40          50
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.01        0.02        0.02        0.29
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5100   800  4100  4300  2800  1000  3000  3800  1400  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     S
T Wind Spd             10    11     9     8     9    11    10    13    11     8
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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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      71    88      72    91      73    94      73    95
Temp          90 90   76 71 86 86   76 72 88 88   77 73 91 91   78 73 92 92
Dewpt         68 67   68 68 69 68   68 68 69 68   68 67 68 67   66 67 67 65
Min/Max RH       44      90    52      87    47      81    41      81    39
RH            48 47   77 90 58 56   78 87 53 51   74 81 47 45   67 81 44 41
PWind Dir         S      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      40    40      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ043-111015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      74          95          74          95          74
Temp          96 93 83 79 76 74 84 92 95 92 82 79 76 74 84 92 95 92 82 79 76 74
Dewpt         63 64 65 65 65 66 68 66 64 64 65 66 66 66 68 67 64 64 65 66 66 66
Max/Min RH                   76          36          76          36          76
RH            34 39 55 62 68 76 59 42 36 40 57 65 71 76 60 44 36 40 56 65 71 76
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8 10  6  6  5  4  6  4  5  8  6  5  4  4  8  6  8  8  6  6  6  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2
Clouds(%)     42 37 27 11 13 17 17 23 40 42 46 41 40 34 37 47 65 69 69 73 63 72
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          30          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.36
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4
Haines                  2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5800   200  8300 10500  7200  1600  8000 11100  6500  1500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     E     E     S     S     E    SE
T Wind Spd             10     6     8     6    16    14     8    12    16    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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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    92      73    94      74    96      74    97
Temp          93 93   77 72 89 89   77 73 91 91   78 74 93 93   79 74 94 94
Dewpt         65 65   66 67 67 65   67 66 67 65   64 64 65 62   63 65 65 61
Min/Max RH       35      84    41      79    40      71    34      74    32
RH            41 41   68 84 48 45   71 79 46 42   61 71 40 36   57 74 39 34
PWind Dir         S       S     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    30      40    30      20    10      10    10

$$

TXZ035-111015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      70          91          70          90          70
Temp          92 89 79 75 72 70 80 88 91 88 78 75 72 70 79 87 90 87 78 74 72 70
Dewpt         62 62 63 63 63 64 66 65 62 62 64 64 64 64 65 65 65 66 65 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   81          38          81          44          84
RH            37 41 58 67 73 81 63 47 38 42 61 70 76 81 62 48 44 49 64 75 81 84
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       9 11 10 10  8  5  8  6  9  9  8  8  6  6  8  9  9  8  6  6  6  5
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     38 30 28 20 15 12 16 18 34 39 52 46 49 47 45 62 75 74 68 82 74 73
PoP 12hr                     10          10          20          30          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.16
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5300   200  7400  9400  5900   900  7700 10500  6200  1000
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SE     E     E     S     S     E    SE
T Wind Spd             10     6     5    11    11    11    13    14    14    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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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          89      69    87      69    89      70    90      70    90
Temp          86 86   73 69 84 84   73 69 86 86   74 70 87 87   74 70 87 87
Dewpt         65 66   66 66 66 66   66 65 67 66   65 64 65 64   64 63 65 64
Min/Max RH       45      90    50      87    47      81    42      78    42
RH            49 51   78 90 54 54   79 87 53 51   73 81 48 46   70 78 48 46
PWind Dir         S      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      40    30      30    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-111015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      73          96          73          94          72
Temp          98 95 83 79 76 73 84 93 96 93 82 78 75 73 83 91 94 91 81 77 74 72
Dewpt         63 65 65 66 66 66 67 65 65 64 65 66 66 66 66 66 65 67 68 68 67 67
Max/Min RH                   78          37          78          38          85
RH            32 38 55 65 72 78 58 41 37 40 56 67 73 78 57 44 38 46 65 74 78 85
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W NE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       9 10 10  9  6  4  5  4  5  8  5  6  4  4  5  6  8  8  8  5  4  3
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     35 55 44 35 44 43 30 35 38 40 48 52 49 50 52 64 81 75 70 81 72 80
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          40          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.33
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5800   600  5400  6200  3700  1300  3300  7400  1500  1700
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NE     E     E     E     E     E     E     S
T Wind Spd             10    10     6     3    10    11     8    14    11     9
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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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          95      72    91      72    93      72    96      73    96
Temp          92 92   77 72 88 88   76 72 90 90   77 72 93 93   78 73 93 93
Dewpt         66 65   67 67 68 67   68 67 68 67   67 66 66 65   66 66 66 64
Min/Max RH       37      86    46      85    44      82    37      79    36
RH            43 42   73 86 51 50   77 85 49 48   73 82 43 41   67 79 42 38
PWind Dir         S      SE     S      SE    SE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      40    30      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ029-111015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
224 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017

Date           08/10/17      Fri 08/11/17            Sat 08/12/17            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                      68          89          69          87          67
Temp          91 88 77 73 70 68 78 86 89 86 77 73 71 69 77 84 87 84 75 71 69 67
Dewpt         63 63 64 64 63 63 67 65 64 64 65 65 64 64 66 66 65 67 66 66 66 65
Max/Min RH                   84          44          84          48          93
RH            40 44 64 73 78 84 70 50 44 48 67 75 79 84 68 54 48 56 74 83 90 93
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9 10  8  8  5  4  6  4  6  8  6  5  5  4  6  8  6  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     39 36 19 27 20 31 21 31 37 46 44 54 52 55 53 66 79 74 62 79 71 72
PoP 12hr                     10          10          20          40          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.03        0.05        0.17
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5500   300  6900  8700  5000   500  6300  5300  1500  1100
T Wind Dir              S     W     S    SE     E    SE     S     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             11     9     3    10    14     9    11    14    11    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           08/13  Mon 08/14/17  Tue 08/15/17  Wed 08/16/17  Thu 08/17/17
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          89      67    85      67    87      67    89      67    90
Temp          86 86   72 67 82 82   71 67 84 84   71 67 86 86   72 67 87 87
Dewpt         66 66   66 65 67 66   66 64 67 67   66 64 65 64   65 63 66 64
Min/Max RH       45      93    53      90    52      90    44      87    44
RH            52 52   82 93 60 58   84 90 56 56   83 90 50 48   79 87 50 46
PWind Dir         S      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40      40    30      20    20      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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