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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

TXZ024-192230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      95          68          95          68          95
Temp          70 68 79 90 95 90 78 73 70 68 79 90 95 90 78 73 70 68 79 90 95 90
Dewpt         63 63 62 60 57 55 56 58 59 59 53 48 48 50 52 54 57 59 60 60 58 56
Min/Max RH                   28          74          20          74          30
RH            77 84 56 37 28 31 47 59 69 73 40 23 20 26 40 52 63 74 53 37 30 33
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      10 11 13 16 16 12 11 11 11 11  8  5  5  6  6  5  8 11 12 13 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     21 11 15 19 24 28 24 19 14 10 12 13 14 16 14 13 12 10 15 21 27 31
PoP 12hr                     20          10           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     4     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             11700 14000   200   300  8900 10300   100   200 10200 11600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW     W    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             23    21    10    13    16    16     4     8    19    21
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          68    89      67    85      65    83      63    77
Temp          73 68 85 85   71 67 82 81   69 65 80 79   67 63 75 73
Dewpt         58 63 62 62   63 64 64 60   60 62 63 61   62 61 64 62
Max/Min RH       84    41      89    45      91    49      93    63
RH            59 84 46 47   75 89 55 49   73 91 56 55   83 93 71 69
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5    10      10    20      20    40      40    60

$$

TXZ026-192230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      98          70          97          72          96
Temp          71 69 81 93 98 92 80 76 73 70 81 92 97 92 81 77 74 72 82 92 96 91
Dewpt         63 64 66 67 64 61 60 61 63 63 60 58 57 57 58 59 60 62 64 65 63 60
Min/Max RH                   32          78          27          71          33
RH            76 84 61 43 33 35 50 61 72 78 49 32 27 31 45 54 61 71 55 41 34 36
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9 13 17 18 13 13 13 12  9  6  5  5  8 10 11 10 10 12 13 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     23 12 16 22 27 32 27 21 15 11 12 15 17 19 19 20 21 22 26 30 34 38
PoP 12hr                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S
LAL                     1     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3300 12700   200   200  7500 10800   300   300  3700 10000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             19    18    12    11    12    16     6    11    16    23
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          71    90      69    87      67    85      66    80
Temp          76 71 87 86   73 69 84 83   71 67 82 81   70 66 78 76
Dewpt         61 65 64 63   64 66 65 61   61 63 64 61   61 62 64 64
Max/Min RH       81    41      90    44      87    46      87    58
RH            60 81 47 47   73 90 53 47   71 87 55 50   74 87 63 66
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5     5      10    10      10    40      30    60

$$

TXZ043-192230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      96          71          99          73          95
Temp          73 71 81 92 96 91 80 76 73 71 82 94 99 94 83 78 75 73 82 91 95 90
Dewpt         62 64 66 67 64 60 60 61 63 64 64 62 59 56 57 59 62 64 65 65 63 61
Min/Max RH                   34          79          26          73          34
RH            69 79 60 44 35 36 50 60 70 79 53 35 27 28 42 52 63 73 56 42 35 38
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd       6  6 11 14 16 13 12 12  9  6  8  9  8  6  9 10  8  5  9 12 13 12
Clouds        FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     21 35 40 45 51 55 50 43 36 31 31 30 30 29 30 30 30 31 33 36 39 42
PoP 12hr                     30          20           5          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.01           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S        C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7100 11500  6600   300  9700 11500  6800   600  6300  7300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             19    21    14    10    18    14    16    10    17    19
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          70    91      68    89      67    88      66    85
Temp          75 70 87 86   73 68 85 85   71 67 84 84   70 66 82 80
Dewpt         61 66 62 61   64 65 62 59   61 63 62 58   61 62 62 61
Max/Min RH       89    37      90    38      86    38      87    45
RH            63 89 43 43   74 90 46 42   70 86 47 42   72 87 51 52
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S      SE     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr         10     5       5    10      10    20      30    50

$$

TXZ035-192230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      95          65          95          67          93
Temp          69 67 78 90 95 89 76 71 68 65 77 90 95 89 77 73 70 67 78 89 93 88
Dewpt         62 61 59 57 53 50 51 54 57 57 53 48 47 47 49 52 55 57 59 59 57 54
Min/Max RH                   24          75          19          71          29
RH            78 81 51 33 24 26 41 55 69 75 43 24 19 23 37 48 60 70 53 37 30 32
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11 11 12 13 17 12 12 13 11  9  8  9  8  8  9 10  9  9 11 13 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     20 14 19 25 32 37 32 26 20 14 15 16 17 17 16 14 12 10 15 21 26 31
PoP 12hr                     20          10           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     2     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             11200 12600   300   300  8000  9300   100   200  8700 10100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW    SW     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             18    18     9    10    14    17     3     8    16    18
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          67    87      66    83      64    80      61    77
Temp          72 67 84 83   70 66 80 79   68 64 77 76   65 61 74 73
Dewpt         56 63 62 61   62 63 64 61   60 61 63 62   60 60 63 64
Max/Min RH       87    42      90    49      90    56      97    64
RH            57 87 48 48   75 90 58 54   76 90 61 61   84 97 68 73
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5    20      10    30      30    40      40    60

$$

TXZ031-192230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      97          71          98          72          97
Temp          72 70 81 92 97 92 81 76 73 71 82 93 98 93 82 77 74 72 82 93 97 92
Dewpt         63 64 66 67 64 61 61 62 63 62 60 57 56 56 57 58 60 62 64 65 63 60
Min/Max RH                   33          75          25          71          32
RH            73 81 60 43 34 36 51 61 70 73 47 30 25 29 43 52 61 71 54 40 33 35
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9 13 17 18 13 13 14 13 11  8  5  6  9 10 11 10 10 12 13 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     20 11 16 23 29 34 30 25 20 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 21 22 26 31 36 40
PoP 12hr                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S
LAL                     1     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4600 11800   300   300 10000 12000   600   700  2500  9900
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             21    17    12    13    16    16    10    16    18    21
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          70    91      69    88      67    87      65    82
Temp          75 70 87 86   73 69 85 84   71 67 84 83   69 65 79 77
Dewpt         61 65 64 64   64 65 65 61   61 63 64 61   62 62 64 64
Max/Min RH       84    42      88    43      88    44      90    55
RH            61 84 47 48   74 88 51 46   70 88 52 48   77 90 60 63
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5     5       5    10      10    30      30    60

$$

TXZ029-192230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
323 AM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Date             Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17            Thu 09/21/17
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                      91          61          91          61          91
Temp          66 64 75 86 91 85 72 67 64 61 73 86 91 85 72 67 64 61 73 86 91 86
Dewpt         60 61 59 58 55 52 51 52 53 53 50 48 47 47 48 50 52 54 56 57 55 52
Min/Max RH                   29          75          22          78          29
RH            81 90 57 38 30 32 47 59 68 75 44 27 22 27 42 54 66 78 55 38 30 31
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  8 11 13 16 11  9  9  8  6  6  6  5  5  5  6  6  8 10 13 13 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     17  8 13 18 23 27 24 20 15 12 13 14 15 16 14 12 10  8 13 20 26 31
PoP 12hr                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     4     4     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt             10800 12800   100   100  7500  8600   200   200  9900 10800
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW    SW     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             21    21     8    10    12    14     3     9    19    21
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 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17  Mon 09/25/17
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          65    87      64    82      62    79      60    75
Temp          70 65 83 82   69 64 79 78   66 62 76 75   64 60 72 71
Dewpt         55 61 60 60   61 62 64 59   60 60 63 61   59 58 64 62
Max/Min RH       87    40      93    49      93    56      95    67
RH            59 87 45 47   77 93 60 52   81 93 64 61   84 93 75 73
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5    20      10    30      30    40      40    60

$$

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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