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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

TXZ024-162215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      69          41          71          40          70
Temp             38 42 60 68 66 55 50 46 43 47 62 70 68 55 49 45 42 46 62 69 68
Dewpt            28 30 29 27 28 31 30 31 32 32 32 29 31 32 35 34 35 36 39 39 41
Min/Max RH                   22          64          22          77          33
RH               67 64 32 22 25 40 47 55 64 55 32 22 25 42 59 67 77 69 42 33 37
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SE SE  N NW NW NW NE SE SE
Wind Spd          8 10 11 12  9  8  8 10 10 10  9 11  6  4  4  6  6  6  4  6  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)         1  1  2  5 11 12 17 12 18 11  9  3  3  3 12 19 26 25 23 35 47
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                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     2     3
Mix Hgt              3300  4400   800   100  4000  6700   100   100  2600  3700
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W     N     E
T Wind Spd             12    14    10    11    13    14     3     9     6     9
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            48    66      49    69      44    70      45    74
Temp          54   49 61 64 55   51 63 66 52   46 63 67 53   47 66 71
Dewpt         47   46 51 55 54   50 42 40 43   39 40 38 41   38 39 37
Max/Min RH         90    66      98    36      77    33      72    28
RH            76   89 69 72 95   95 47 38 71   76 44 34 64   72 38 29
PWind Dir          SE    SE       S     W       N     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    60      50     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ026-162215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      70          41          72          40          69
Temp             37 41 60 69 67 55 50 46 43 47 63 71 69 55 49 45 42 46 61 68 67
Dewpt            28 30 30 29 30 31 32 33 33 36 36 34 36 38 39 39 39 43 44 44 45
Min/Max RH                   22          68          26          96          42
RH               70 65 32 22 25 40 50 60 67 65 36 26 30 53 68 79 89 89 53 42 45
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  E  N  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd          5  6 10 12 10  9  9 10  9  9 10 12  8  6  5  4  5  6  5  5  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  1  2  5  9 12 13 21 24 18 11  4  5  2  8 14 19 29 38 41 43
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                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt              1700  4000     0     0  1300  4800     0     0   800  2000
T Wind Dir              W    SW     S     S     S     S     E     N     N     E
T Wind Spd              8    13     8     9    10    16     5     5     5     9
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            48    68      50    70      44    71      44    74
Temp          54   50 62 66 56   52 64 67 52   46 63 68 53   46 66 71
Dewpt         46   45 53 56 54   49 47 44 44   41 44 41 42   40 42 39
Max/Min RH         89    65      96    42      83    36      79    30
RH            74   83 72 70 93   89 54 43 74   83 50 37 66   79 42 31
PWind Dir           E    SE       S    SW       S     N       S     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    60      60    10       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-162215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      68          43          73          42          73
Temp             36 40 59 67 65 55 51 48 45 49 64 72 70 57 51 47 44 48 65 72 70
Dewpt            30 31 29 28 29 33 35 36 36 37 36 32 33 35 36 37 36 39 41 39 42
Min/Max RH                   23          70          23          74          30
RH               77 69 32 23 26 44 54 64 70 63 35 23 26 43 56 68 73 72 41 30 36
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW  N  E  E
Wind Spd          5  8 11 12  9  9 11 11 10 11 13 13  6  6  4  5  5  5  5  6  5
Clouds           CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         4  7 17 34 38 39 47 48 38 35 26 15 11  2 10 15 19 27 34 40 46
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                  5     5     4     3     4     5     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              3700  4500  2200   200  2000  6600   100   100  1900  3600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S     W    NW    SE
T Wind Spd             12    18    10    13    13    18     9     8     4     5
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            49    68      50    69      44    70      45    75
Temp          56   51 63 66 56   51 63 66 52   46 63 67 53   47 67 72
Dewpt         45   45 56 56 54   50 45 44 45   44 46 44 44   42 45 42
Max/Min RH         91    69      97    41      95    42      84    33
RH            67   82 79 71 93   94 52 44 79   95 54 43 70   84 45 34
PWind Dir           E    SE       S    SW       W     N       S     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    60      60    20      10    10       5     0

$$

TXZ035-162215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      67          37          71          38          72
Temp             34 38 57 66 64 52 46 42 40 44 61 70 67 54 48 43 41 45 63 71 69
Dewpt            25 27 26 23 23 26 28 29 29 30 30 26 28 29 31 30 30 33 33 31 33
Min/Max RH                   19          65          19          67          23
RH               69 64 30 19 21 36 49 60 64 57 31 19 23 38 51 60 65 62 32 23 26
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S NW NW NW NW NW NE SE SE
Wind Spd          6  8 13 13 11  9 11 10  9 10 13 16  8  6  8  8  6  6  5  8  9
Clouds           CL CL CL SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  3  3 37 40 40 33 32 21 21  9 12 11  5 16 23 30 32 33 41 48
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                  5     5     4     4     3     5     5     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              3200  4200  1500   100  5000  6400   100   100  3100  5400
T Wind Dir              W    SW     S    SW    SW     W     W    NW     N    SE
T Wind Spd             10    14     9     9    14    18     4     6     4    10
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            46    65      43    67      40    69      40    74
Temp          53   48 59 63 50   45 60 64 48   42 61 66 49   43 65 71
Dewpt         41   41 51 50 48   40 39 37 39   36 39 33 36   36 38 32
Max/Min RH         86    62      93    34      79    29      76    24
RH            64   77 75 62 93   82 46 37 71   79 44 29 61   76 37 24
PWind Dir          SE    SE       S     W       N     N       S     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    50      40     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-162215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      70          42          73          40          71
Temp             36 40 60 69 67 56 51 47 44 48 64 72 69 56 50 45 42 46 63 70 68
Dewpt            29 32 30 29 30 32 33 34 34 37 36 33 35 39 39 39 39 42 46 46 46
Min/Max RH                   22          68          24          90          42
RH               76 72 32 22 25 40 50 60 68 65 35 24 28 53 66 78 88 86 54 42 44
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  E NW  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd          6  6 11 13 11  9  9 11 10 10 11 12  8  5  4  4  5  6  6  5  5
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  2  3 10 13 22 36 23 27 23 14  6  5  2  9 15 21 29 36 41 46
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                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt              3400  4500   200   200  1500  6200   100   100  1100  2500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW     S     S     S    NW     N     E
T Wind Spd             10    16     9    11    13    18     5     6     6     6
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            48    69      51    71      44    72      44    76
Temp          55   50 63 67 57   53 65 68 52   46 64 69 53   46 67 73
Dewpt         47   46 55 58 55   51 48 44 45   43 46 42 43   42 43 40
Max/Min RH         94    69      96    41      91    37      86    29
RH            74   87 75 73 94   93 54 42 78   91 53 38 70   86 42 31
PWind Dir           E    SE       S    SW      SW     N       S    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    60      60    10       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-162215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
311 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date             Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17
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                      67          36          69          36          69
Temp             33 37 57 66 64 51 46 41 39 42 60 68 65 52 46 41 39 43 60 68 66
Dewpt            25 28 28 25 25 27 28 29 29 30 30 27 29 29 31 31 31 32 34 33 36
Min/Max RH                   21          67          21          73          27
RH               72 70 33 21 22 39 49 62 67 62 32 21 26 41 55 67 73 65 37 27 33
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SE NE  N NW NW  N NE SE SE
Wind Spd          4  8 12 13  9  6  8  9  6 10 12 11  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  8
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  1  2  7 17 17 18 18 13 10  5  2  5  4 15 23 30 30 29 39 49
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                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              3000  4200  2100   100  3500  5200   200   100  3200  5200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    SE
T Wind Spd             11    17    10    11    14    16     4     6     5     9
RFTI              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


Date               Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17
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            45    64      43    66      39    68      40    72
Temp          52   47 58 62 50   45 59 63 47   41 60 65 49   42 63 69
Dewpt         41   41 51 51 47   42 40 39 38   37 38 34 35   35 38 33
Max/Min RH         86    65      93    38      85    30      76    26
RH            66   79 77 67 89   89 49 41 71   85 44 31 58   76 39 26
PWind Dir          SE    SE       S     W       N     N       S     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5    50      40     5       5     5       5     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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