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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

TXZ024-131045-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      39          67          34          50          31
Temp          62 53 47 44 42 39 44 61 67 54 45 41 38 34 37 46 50 43 37 35 33 31
Dewpt         11 12 15 10 12 15 14 15 15 20 20 18 19 21 22 23 23 25 24 25 21 21
Max/Min RH                   38          13          60          34          68
RH            13 19 27 25 30 38 30 17 13 26 36 39 46 57 54 39 34 50 59 68 62 67
Wind Dir       W SW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       6  5 10 13 14 13 13 13 13  8  4  6  8  6  8 10 10  6  6  8  8  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  2  2  2  0  0  2  0  4  4 15 32 35 53 47 40 15  4  4
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     5     5     5     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  1900  4000   100   100  3800  4200  1200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW     N    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             10    13    13    13     6     8     8    14    16    10
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          57      36    64      35    49      31    61      36    63
Temp          51 49 40   36 58 53 41   35 46 42 35   31 54 51 41   36 57 54
Dewpt         20 21 19   21 21 22 25   27 25 22 22   22 22 23 26   24 22 24
Min/Max RH       21      55    19      71    35      68    22      61    21
RH            29 33 42   54 24 30 52   70 44 44 58   68 28 33 53   61 26 31
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-131045-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      36          68          34          53          30
Temp          61 51 45 41 39 36 42 61 68 55 46 41 38 34 38 49 53 44 38 35 33 30
Dewpt         16 16 17 15 14 16 17 17 16 19 22 21 20 22 24 23 23 25 25 24 22 23
Max/Min RH                   45          13          66          31          75
RH            17 24 33 34 36 43 36 18 13 24 39 44 48 60 57 36 31 47 59 64 65 74
Wind Dir       W  S SW  W  W  W  W  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       6  5  8  9  9  8  9 13 12  6  4  5  6  6  8 10 10  6  6  6  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  1  0  2  4 11 36 35 53 48 41 14  5  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     5     5     5     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                 0     0  1600  3600     0     0  3100  4700  1000   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NE     N     N    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              6     8    10    12     6     6     6    14     9     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          57      35    65      36    52      31    61      35    63
Temp          51 48 40   35 58 54 42   36 48 44 35   31 54 51 40   35 57 54
Dewpt         20 20 21   22 23 23 27   28 26 26 21   23 23 23 25   26 24 25
Min/Max RH       21      59    20      72    36      72    23      69    22
RH            29 32 47   58 25 30 55   72 41 49 55   71 29 33 54   69 28 33
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     N      NW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-131045-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      35          70          34          54          30
Temp          60 50 44 40 38 35 42 62 70 56 46 41 38 34 38 49 54 45 38 35 33 30
Dewpt         19 18 18 19 18 19 20 20 17 18 22 23 23 22 23 24 23 22 23 25 23 22
Max/Min RH                   53          13          64          30          72
RH            20 27 36 42 44 50 41 20 13 23 39 48 55 62 55 37 30 40 54 66 67 71
Wind Dir       W SW SW SW  W  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       5  5  5  8  9  9 10 13 11  8  4  4  5  6  9 10  9  5  4  4  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  1  1  0  1  8  2  6  5  2  1  2  2 16 27 41 38 38 39 11  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                  4     4     5     5     5     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  1200  3600   100   100  2900  4300  1800   300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W    NW    NW     N     N     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     9    13    10     6     8     8    12     8    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          56      35    64      37    53      32    62      36    64
Temp          50 48 39   35 57 53 43   37 49 45 36   32 55 52 41   36 58 55
Dewpt         21 20 22   23 25 27 33   28 30 26 24   23 22 25 27   28 27 27
Min/Max RH       22      64    23      71    37      69    23      73    24
RH            31 32 50   62 28 36 69   68 46 47 60   68 28 36 56   73 31 34
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     N      NW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-131045-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      31          65          29          51          27
Temp          59 48 41 37 34 31 37 57 65 51 41 37 33 29 33 46 51 42 35 32 30 27
Dewpt         12 12 13 13 14 15 17 15 14 16 19 18 18 18 20 21 20 22 22 23 21 20
Max/Min RH                   55          14          66          29          74
RH            15 23 32 37 43 50 43 19 14 24 40 46 54 62 58 37 29 45 58 69 70 74
Wind Dir       W SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd       9  6  8 10  9  9  9 13 13  9  5  6  8  8  9 11 10  8  5  5  6  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  3  0  0  2 12  3  0  4  0  1  2  3 36 31 48 46 41 30 10  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                  5     5     5     5     4     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  1400  3200   100   100  3600  5000  2500   200
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    NE     N     N     N     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8    10    11    11     6     6     6    11    13     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          55      32    62      32    50      29    59      32    62
Temp          49 46 37   32 55 50 38   32 46 42 33   29 52 48 38   32 55 52
Dewpt         19 18 20   20 20 21 25   26 25 21 20   20 19 22 25   23 22 22
Min/Max RH       23      61    20      78    34      69    22      69    21
RH            30 32 50   60 25 31 58   77 44 43 57   68 27 35 60   68 27 31
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N      NW     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-131045-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      37          69          33          54          30
Temp          62 52 45 42 40 37 43 62 69 55 45 41 37 33 37 49 54 45 38 35 33 30
Dewpt         16 15 16 15 15 15 16 15 16 19 23 22 21 22 24 24 23 24 25 25 22 23
Max/Min RH                   42          13          66          31          75
RH            17 23 31 34 37 40 33 16 13 24 41 47 51 61 59 38 31 45 59 67 65 74
Wind Dir       W  S SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       5  5  8  9  9  8  9 13 12  6  4  5  6  5  8  9  9  8  5  6  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  1  2  1  1  3  8 31 33 47 44 41 21  6  3
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     5     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  1800  3500   200   100  3900  4500  1300   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     8     9    12     5     8     8    14    12     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          58      36    66      36    53      31    62      35    65
Temp          52 49 41   36 59 54 42   36 49 44 36   31 55 51 41   35 58 55
Dewpt         20 20 21   23 23 23 29   28 28 26 22   23 22 24 25   27 24 25
Min/Max RH       20      58    19      72    36      72    22      72    21
RH            28 31 45   58 25 29 59   71 44 48 57   71 27 34 53   71 27 31
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     N      NW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-131045-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
305 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      32          64          29          49          25
Temp          59 48 41 38 35 32 38 57 64 50 41 36 33 29 33 44 49 40 33 30 28 25
Dewpt          9  9 13 13 15 16 17 16 16 17 19 19 19 20 21 22 22 24 24 23 21 21
Max/Min RH                   53          15          71          34          84
RH            13 20 31 36 43 50 42 20 15 26 41 49 56 68 61 41 34 53 69 75 76 84
Wind Dir       W SW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd       9  6  8 10 10  9 10 13 13  8  4  5  6  5  8 11 10  6  4  5  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  2  0  3  2 15 33 32 51 49 40 27  4  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                  5     5     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  1900  3800   100   100  4000  4500  1000   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW    NE     N     N     N     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              9    13    13    14     8     6     6    13    13     8
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          55      31    62      31    48      27    58      31    60
Temp          48 46 36   31 55 50 38   31 44 40 31   27 51 47 37   31 53 50
Dewpt         20 20 21   21 19 20 23   26 24 21 20   20 20 22 25   23 22 22
Min/Max RH       25      66    19      81    35      74    23      72    23
RH            32 36 54   65 24 30 55   80 45 46 62   74 29 36 62   71 29 33
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       W     N      NW     W       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    10       5     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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