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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

TXZ024-151030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      33          58          35          71          39
Temp          41 42 38 38 36 35 38 51 57 54 46 43 40 38 42 61 70 67 54 49 44 42
Dewpt         32 31 31 29 28 26 28 27 27 27 27 28 27 26 27 28 25 27 29 28 29 29
Max/Min RH                   76          31          62          19          60
RH            71 64 75 72 73 70 68 39 31 35 47 55 59 62 55 29 19 22 38 45 56 60
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  W  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 13  6  8  9  9  8  6  8  2  4  6  8  9 10 12 13  9  9  9 10 10
Clouds        OV B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     88 78 45 24 18  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  4
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2700   100  4200  5000  2500   100  2700  4300   100   100
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW    NW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             10     9     9     6     5     9    11    12     9     9
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          73      40    67      44    66      46    71      44    72
Temp          63 69 49   42 60 65 51   46 60 64 53   48 64 68 52   46 64 69
Dewpt         30 30 36   37 40 39 42   41 50 49 50   45 41 37 39   32 29 22
Min/Max RH       21      82    37      88    56      93    31      62    16
RH            28 23 62   81 47 38 71   83 68 58 89   89 42 32 62   59 27 16
PWind Dir        SW       E    NE      SE    SE       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    40      50    10       5     0

$$

TXZ026-151030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      34          59          35          71          38
Temp          43 44 40 39 37 36 39 52 58 55 46 43 40 38 42 61 70 67 54 48 44 41
Dewpt         33 32 32 30 29 27 29 27 26 27 27 28 28 27 29 30 27 30 31 31 32 31
Max/Min RH                   73          29          64          20          70
RH            67 63 73 70 72 70 68 38 29 34 47 55 62 64 60 31 20 25 41 51 62 67
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      17 13  6  6  8  8  8  8  8  3  5  5  5  6  6 11 13 10  9  8  8  8
Clouds        OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     96 91 73 27 21  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  4  6
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2200     0  3900  4600  2100     0  1200  3900     0     0
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             10     8     9     5     5     5     6    12     8     5
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          73      40    66      45    68      46    73      44    72
Temp          63 69 49   42 59 64 52   47 62 66 53   48 65 70 53   46 64 69
Dewpt         33 33 39   38 42 42 43   43 49 50 50   46 46 41 41   36 35 25
Min/Max RH       24      86    43      89    54      93    35      68    19
RH            32 26 68   86 53 45 71   86 62 56 89   93 50 35 64   68 34 19
PWind Dir         S       E    NE       E    SE       S    SW       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    50      50    10       5     0

$$

TXZ043-151030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      34          58          35          69          39
Temp          42 42 39 38 37 36 38 51 57 54 46 43 40 38 42 60 68 66 54 48 44 42
Dewpt         34 33 34 32 31 29 31 28 27 28 27 28 28 29 31 28 27 28 32 33 35 34
Max/Min RH                   83          32          74          21          75
RH            74 71 82 77 79 76 73 41 32 37 48 56 63 71 66 29 21 24 44 56 70 74
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      13 14  6  5  6  6  6  8  9  4  4  4  4  5  8 13 12  9  6  9  9  9
Clouds        OV OV B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     93 92 60 23  8  7  6  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 11 16 15 14
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3100   100  4700  5300  2900   100  3400  4400  1300   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     N    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             14     8     9     9     4     6    12    16     9     9
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          73      41    72      47    69      47    72      45    73
Temp          63 70 50   43 63 69 54   49 62 67 54   49 65 69 53   47 65 70
Dewpt         34 32 36   36 38 39 44   47 53 52 52   47 46 42 42   37 37 26
Min/Max RH       23      77    31      99    59      99    36      69    19
RH            34 24 58   77 39 34 70   95 72 60 94   95 51 37 66   69 35 19
PWind Dir        SW      SW    NW      SE    SE       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    50      50    10       0     0

$$

TXZ035-151030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      30          58          30          69          33
Temp          41 41 36 35 34 32 35 50 57 53 43 39 36 33 38 58 68 65 51 44 39 36
Dewpt         30 28 29 27 26 24 26 25 24 24 24 24 23 24 25 26 22 22 26 27 27 27
Max/Min RH                   75          28          69          17          69
RH            65 60 74 71 74 72 69 38 28 32 47 54 59 69 59 29 17 19 37 51 62 69
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 16  6  8  9  9  9  9  9  4  4  6  6  6  8 13 13 10  9  9  9  8
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     87 73 42 15  6  6  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  5
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
Snow           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200   100  4500  5100  2700   100  2900  4200   100   100
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             11     6     9     6     4     6    10    13     6     6
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          73      37    69      42    65      42    70      40    70
Temp          62 69 47   40 60 66 50   44 58 63 50   44 62 67 49   42 62 67
Dewpt         28 26 30   30 33 32 38   40 49 48 46   41 37 33 32   28 27 18
Min/Max RH       18      67    26      93    58      93    27      57    15
RH            27 20 51   67 36 28 63   86 72 58 86   89 39 28 52   57 26 15
PWind Dir        SW       W     N      SE    SE       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    40      40    10       0     0

$$

TXZ031-151030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      33          59          35          72          39
Temp          43 43 39 38 36 35 38 51 58 56 47 44 40 38 42 62 71 68 55 49 45 42
Dewpt         34 33 34 32 31 28 30 28 27 28 28 29 30 28 30 29 28 29 33 32 34 33
Max/Min RH                   83          30          70          20          70
RH            71 69 82 79 80 75 73 40 30 35 47 56 67 68 62 28 20 23 42 53 65 70
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 13  5  6  8  8  8  8  9  3  4  5  5  6  6 11 13 10  8  8  9  9
Clouds        OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     95 91 72 26 18  7  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  4  6  8
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2200   100  4200  4800  2300   100  3100  4400   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             10     8     9     6     5     6     9    13     8     9
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          74      40    69      45    68      46    73      44    73
Temp          64 70 50   42 61 66 52   47 62 66 53   48 65 70 53   46 65 70
Dewpt         33 32 39   39 43 43 45   43 52 53 52   47 47 42 43   37 35 25
Min/Max RH       22      88    42      93    60      98    35      71    18
RH            31 24 66   88 51 44 77   86 70 62 95   96 52 36 69   71 32 18
PWind Dir        SW      SE    NE       E    SE       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    50      50    10       5     0

$$

TXZ029-151030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
216 PM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

Date           02/14/17      Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            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                      29          54          29          67          33
Temp          41 40 35 34 32 31 34 47 53 51 42 38 34 32 36 56 66 63 50 44 39 36
Dewpt         31 29 30 27 26 25 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 24 26 27 25 25 26 26 28 27
Max/Min RH                   81          33          72          21          69
RH            67 65 81 75 77 78 73 44 33 36 50 59 69 72 67 32 21 23 39 49 64 69
Wind Dir       N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      19 14  4  5  8  8  8  8  9  3  4  4  5  6  8 12 13  9  6  6  8  6
Clouds        B2 B2 FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     87 73 23 19 10  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  3
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain           C
Snow           C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2800   100  4200  4900  2500   100  2500  4000   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              8     8     9     6     5     8    11    12     8     8
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           02/17/17  Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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          71      36    67      41    64      41    68      39    70
Temp          60 67 46   38 59 64 49   43 57 62 48   43 60 65 48   41 61 67
Dewpt         28 27 31   31 35 35 38   39 49 46 46   41 38 33 30   28 26 20
Min/Max RH       20      76    32      93    56      96    30      59    16
RH            29 22 55   76 40 34 66   86 75 56 93   93 44 30 49   59 26 16
PWind Dir        SW       W    NE      SE    SE       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    40      40    10       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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