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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

TXZ024-042215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                      73          32          45          27          53
Temp             53 59 72 73 58 46 40 37 33 34 41 43 37 32 31 29 27 34 48 52 42
Dewpt            45 33 32 26 24 18 15 13 13 12 13 17 19 19 18 18 18 18 16 15 17
Min/Max RH                   17          45          29          69          22
RH               73 38 23 17 27 32 36 37 44 39 31 34 49 56 59 64 69 50 28 23 36
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE
Wind Spd         13 16 18 13 12 14 13 13 10  9  8  4  4  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        19 21 24 26 28 39 51 54 58 80 79 83 60 50 31 11 16  4 17 10 26
PoP 12hr                      0           5          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SnowSHWRS                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     3     2     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt              4400  6400  2500  2600  3300  3200  1300   100  5700  7300
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE    NE    NE    NW     W     W    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             18    16    25    17    13     5     9     8     8     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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            29    50      33    58      36    62      37    64
Temp          33   29 45 41 33   33 53 48 39   36 56 50 40   37 58 54
Dewpt         14   16 11 15 12   19 18 19 19   21 19 22 21   24 24 26
Max/Min RH         58    21      56    21      54    20      59    22
RH            45   58 25 35 42   56 25 30 43   54 23 33 46   59 27 34
PWind Dir           N    NW       W    NW       W    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-042215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                      75          33          48          28          55
Temp             53 59 72 75 60 47 40 36 33 37 45 47 41 36 33 29 28 36 51 54 46
Dewpt            51 42 37 26 24 18 17 11 12 12 12 16 18 19 19 18 19 19 16 15 17
Min/Max RH                   16          41          24          68          20
RH               93 53 28 16 25 31 39 35 41 35 26 28 39 50 56 63 68 50 24 21 31
Wind Dir          S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd         11 12 16 13 12 18 17 13 11 11  9  5  4  4  5  5  4  5  5  5  5
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        32 24 16 21 27 35 43 52 60 74 82 81 63 53 28  7 15  4 20 10 22
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     3     2     2     2     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt              1500  5300  2400  2300  3500  3500  1600   100  5900  7400
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N    NE    NE    NW     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             17    13    28    21    16     5     6     8     8     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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            30    51      32    58      35    61      36    65
Temp          35   30 48 44 33   32 53 50 40   35 56 51 40   36 59 55
Dewpt         15   17 11 13 15   19 18 18 20   20 19 22 23   24 24 25
Max/Min RH         58    20      58    21      54    20      61    21
RH            43   58 22 28 47   58 25 28 44   54 23 32 50   61 26 31
PWind Dir           N    NW       W    NW      NW     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-042215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                      78          36          48          32          53
Temp             57 60 74 78 67 56 47 40 37 39 45 46 42 38 37 34 32 37 50 53 46
Dewpt            57 52 41 30 29 21 23 21 18 11  8 15 18 21 22 25 23 22 19 19 21
Min/Max RH                   18          47          21          74          26
RH              100 76 30 18 24 25 38 46 47 32 21 28 37 51 55 71 71 54 30 27 37
Wind Dir          S SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW  W  W NW NW  N  E
Wind Spd         11 12 11 11  4 17 18 14 13 14 12 10  5  4  3  4  4  4  3  3  3
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        31 28 25 22 19 26 34 40 46 60 83 87 84 84 75 67 64 39 41 42 50
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10           5           5
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     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2100  6900  2300  2500  3700  4300  1800   900  5300  6900
T Wind Dir             SW    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     W    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             16    11    17    27    24    16     8     6     5     4
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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            30    52      33    61      35    64      36    65
Temp          35   30 47 45 35   33 56 53 40   35 58 56 42   36 59 58
Dewpt         23   19 14 15 16   20 19 19 21   22 20 23 24   26 27 26
Max/Min RH         65    22      60    19      61    19      66    23
RH            62   64 26 30 45   60 23 27 46   61 22 28 49   66 30 29
PWind Dir          NE     N       W    NW       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-042215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                      75          31          44          24          49
Temp             48 56 72 75 63 51 41 36 32 32 40 44 38 33 30 27 24 31 43 49 41
Dewpt            43 34 33 29 26 22 19 17 14 12 13 17 17 20 19 20 18 22 18 19 19
Min/Max RH                   18          47          32          78          29
RH               83 43 24 18 24 32 41 45 47 43 33 33 42 58 63 74 77 69 36 30 41
Wind Dir         SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NW  W NW  W NW NW NE  E
Wind Spd         11 11 16 13  6 14 18 14 13 13 11  9  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds           FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        20 27 34 32 29 41 53 49 46 77 81 88 81 78 62 58 45 28 34 42 48
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4500  6000  2200  2400  3400  3400  1200   300  3700  5400
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE    NE    NE     N    NW    NW    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             14    14    17    23    19     9     5     5     4     3
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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            26    48      29    58      32    62      34    63
Temp          30   26 42 41 31   29 52 49 37   32 55 53 39   34 56 54
Dewpt         20   18 15 14 16   21 16 16 17   21 19 20 20   24 24 23
Max/Min RH         71    25      72    19      63    19      66    21
RH            66   71 33 33 53   72 24 26 44   63 24 27 46   66 29 30
PWind Dir          NE     N       W    NW       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-042215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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                      77          35          49          27          56
Temp             55 61 74 76 62 50 42 38 35 37 46 47 41 37 32 30 27 36 52 55 45
Dewpt            53 42 35 28 26 19 18 18 14 10 11 20 21 23 21 21 20 19 16 14 18
Min/Max RH                   17          44          22          75          19
RH               92 50 24 17 26 29 38 44 42 32 24 34 44 55 63 71 74 50 24 20 34
Wind Dir         SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW  W  W  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd         13 13 16 13 10 17 17 13 11 11  9  6  4  4  4  5  4  5  4  4  4
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        31 24 18 22 26 35 44 53 61 76 82 87 73 64 38 17 22  6 25 16 23
PoP 12hr                      0           5          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SnowSHWRS                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     2     2     2     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt              2800  5400  2500  2600  3600  3000   900   200  5300  7400
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE    NE    NE    NW     W     W    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             20    14    26    21    17     6     6     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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            29    52      32    61      35    63      36    67
Temp          33   29 48 43 34   33 56 51 40   35 57 52 40   36 61 56
Dewpt         15   16 12 14 15   19 18 19 20   22 19 23 23   25 25 26
Max/Min RH         59    19      57    19      59    19      64    20
RH            48   58 23 30 46   55 22 28 45   59 22 32 51   64 25 30
PWind Dir           N    NW       W    NW       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-042215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
557 AM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Date             Mon 12/04/17            Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17
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          29          41          22          49
Temp             47 55 67 69 56 43 37 32 29 31 38 39 35 31 27 24 22 31 44 49 38
Dewpt            41 32 33 27 25 20 21 18 14 13 15 17 18 19 19 18 17 19 17 16 17
Min/Max RH                   20          56          36          81          26
RH               79 41 28 21 30 39 52 56 53 47 38 40 49 61 71 77 81 61 33 26 42
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  E  E
Wind Spd         10 11 18 13  6 16 16 13 11  9  8  5  3  4  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds           FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        13 21 29 29 29 42 56 57 58 83 77 86 70 59 42 19 19 11 19 16 34
PoP 12hr                      0           5          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SnowSHWRS                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt              3800  5900  2200  2400  2800  2000   800   200  4300  6300
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE    NE    NE    NW     W     W    NW     E
T Wind Spd             18    17    23    20    14     5     5     6     5     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               Thu 12/07/17  Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17
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            24    46      27    56      30    60      32    61
Temp          28   24 41 38 28   27 50 46 34   30 53 48 37   32 55 51
Dewpt         15   17 13 14 15   20 18 17 18   20 20 21 21   23 24 24
Max/Min RH         74    26      74    21      66    21      69    24
RH            58   74 31 37 58   74 28 31 51   66 27 34 52   69 30 34
PWind Dir          NE     N       W    NW       W     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            5     5       0     0       0     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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