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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

TXZ024-102245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      61          41          72          55          82
Temp          43 40 48 57 61 55 48 45 43 41 52 67 72 67 61 58 57 55 65 77 82 75
Dewpt         39 35 36 37 36 39 39 39 36 37 40 43 44 47 47 48 49 51 54 59 57 58
Min/Max RH                   39          87          37          90          43
RH            85 81 63 45 39 55 71 78 76 84 62 42 37 49 60 69 76 87 68 53 43 55
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE SE SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      13 14 13 13 11  4  3  4  4  4  4  8 10  9  6  8  6  8  9 10 11  8
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     40  9  8  1  1  0  0  0  0  3  5  2  2  2  3 11 17 20 20  6  6  5
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     4     4     4     2     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              3400  3900  1700   100  3200  4100   300   300  3600  5700
T Wind Dir              N     N     S     W    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             21    11     3     5     9    12     8     5    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          61    84      64    83      58    70      49    68
Temp          65 61 80 78   68 64 80 75   63 58 68 63   53 49 65 63
Dewpt         60 59 64 64   63 61 65 61   60 50 42 41   42 42 40 43
Max/Min RH       95    52      91    51      90    35      76    38
RH            83 92 58 62   83 88 60 62   90 74 39 44   66 76 40 48
PWind Dir         S    SW       S    SW      SW     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0      10    20      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ026-102245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      65          42          72          54          83
Temp          46 43 51 61 65 58 50 47 45 42 53 67 72 66 60 58 56 54 65 78 83 76
Dewpt         39 38 38 39 38 39 40 39 38 39 41 44 42 45 45 47 48 49 53 59 59 59
Min/Max RH                   37          91          34          86          44
RH            76 82 61 44 37 49 68 75 78 88 63 43 34 46 57 68 74 83 66 52 44 55
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E  S  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 14 16 13 12  5  4  3  4  4  4  6  9  8  9  8  5  5  8 11 12  9
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     33 18 13  1  1  0  0  0  0  1  5  2  4  3  2 11 16 21 33 15  9 11
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     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600  4300   200   100  3000  3900   100   100  2900  4700
T Wind Dir              N     N     E     W    SW     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             21    12     2     2     5    11     8     5    10    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          62    85      66    85      61    72      52    71
Temp          66 62 81 79   70 66 82 78   66 61 70 66   56 52 68 65
Dewpt         60 60 64 64   63 62 65 63   61 52 44 42   43 42 41 42
Max/Min RH       95    50      88    50      84    34      68    34
RH            80 92 56 60   79 86 57 61   84 72 39 42   62 68 38 42
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S      SE     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5    10      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-102245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      65          43          73          56          83
Temp          47 44 52 61 65 58 51 47 45 43 54 68 73 68 62 59 58 56 66 78 83 76
Dewpt         38 36 36 37 37 37 38 39 38 38 39 40 40 43 44 48 47 50 52 58 57 57
Min/Max RH                   36          83          30          82          41
RH            69 72 55 40 36 45 63 72 75 82 56 36 30 41 52 65 67 80 61 50 41 51
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 14 13 13 11  8  4  2  2  3  4  5  6  6  6  6  5  4  8 11 10  8
Clouds        FW SC FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     19 38 14  2  4  5  6  5  5  6  7  8 14 23 22 33 40 37 34 23 29 17
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3300  3800  2200   200  3000  3900   200   100  2700  5200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NW     S     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             23    13     4     2     4    10     8     5    17    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          62    86      66    87      62    74      53    69
Temp          66 62 82 80   70 66 83 79   67 62 72 67   57 53 66 64
Dewpt         61 61 64 61   63 62 65 62   62 57 51 43   44 43 38 40
Max/Min RH       97    45      90    46      84    36      68    32
RH            83 95 55 53   80 89 54 56   83 82 48 41   60 68 35 41
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S      SW     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     5      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-102245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      63          40          72          54          81
Temp          42 39 48 59 63 56 48 45 43 40 52 67 72 66 60 58 56 54 64 76 81 74
Dewpt         34 35 33 34 35 37 37 37 36 37 38 41 43 45 46 48 49 51 53 57 56 56
Min/Max RH                   35          90          35          91          42
RH            72 84 56 39 35 49 65 74 77 88 59 39 35 46 59 70 77 89 67 51 42 53
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      13 16 14 13 11  5  4  4  4  4  6  9 11  9  9  9  8  6 10 10 11  9
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     31 14  2  1  0  0  0  1  3  3  4  3  3  5 11 25 36 27 16 13  8  7
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                  3     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              3000  3600   200   200  3300  3700   300   700  3500  5100
T Wind Dir              N     N     E    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    10     3     3    10    13     9    11    13    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          59    84      62    82      57    71      50    68
Temp          63 59 80 77   66 62 79 74   62 57 69 64   54 50 65 62
Dewpt         58 58 61 60   61 60 63 59   57 52 44 42   41 41 40 43
Max/Min RH       98    45      95    49      84    36      70    38
RH            83 96 53 55   83 92 59 59   84 83 41 44   61 70 40 49
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW       S    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     5      10    10      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ031-102245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      65          43          73          55          83
Temp          47 44 52 61 65 58 51 47 45 43 54 68 73 67 61 59 57 55 65 78 83 77
Dewpt         40 38 38 39 38 39 40 40 38 39 41 43 42 45 44 48 48 49 53 58 58 59
Min/Max RH                   37          87          33          84          43
RH            76 78 58 43 37 49 67 75 75 84 61 39 33 44 53 67 72 81 64 50 43 54
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 14 16 14 12  6  3  3  3  4  4  6  9  8  9  6  6  5  9 11 12  9
Clouds        SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     29 17 12  1  1  0  0  0  0  6  6  3  6  5  5 15 23 28 38 16 13 14
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     4     4     4     3     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600  4200   900   200  3200  4100   300   300  3300  5000
T Wind Dir              N     N     E     W    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             21    12     3     3     5    11     8     6    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          63    86      66    87      61    73      52    71
Temp          67 63 82 80   70 66 83 79   66 61 71 66   56 52 68 65
Dewpt         61 60 64 63   63 62 65 63   61 54 44 42   44 43 40 43
Max/Min RH       93    48      88    48      84    33      71    33
RH            81 91 55 58   78 86 54 59   84 77 38 41   63 71 36 43
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S      SW     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5    10      30    10       5     5

$$

TXZ029-102245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
312 AM CDT Tue Oct 10 2017

Date             Tue 10/10/17            Wed 10/11/17            Thu 10/12/17
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                      59          39          71          53          80
Temp          40 37 45 55 59 53 46 43 41 39 51 66 71 65 59 57 55 53 63 75 80 73
Dewpt         36 35 34 35 35 37 37 37 35 36 39 43 43 46 46 48 49 50 54 57 55 56
Min/Max RH                   40          92          36          93          42
RH            86 91 65 46 40 55 71 79 78 88 64 44 36 49 61 73 80 89 72 53 42 55
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      13 13 13 13 10  4  3  4  4  4  6 10 11  9  8  9  8  6 10 10 11  8
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     35  8  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  3  2  2  2  2  3 15 22 20 10  8  3  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     4     4     4     2     4     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              3000  3600   200   200  3100  3600   300   500  3600  5600
T Wind Dir              N     N    SE    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    10     3     4    12    14    12    17    16    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          Fri 10/13/17  Sat 10/14/17  Sun 10/15/17  Mon 10/16/17
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          58    82      61    80      55    68      48    66
Temp          62 58 78 75   65 61 77 72   60 55 66 62   52 48 63 61
Dewpt         58 57 62 61   60 59 64 59   56 48 40 40   42 41 39 42
Max/Min RH       98    51      96    53      87    35      76    39
RH            85 96 58 61   83 92 65 63   87 76 39 45   69 76 41 50
PWind Dir         S    SW       S    SW       S    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     5      10    10      20    10       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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