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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

TXZ024-192215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      92          61          94          59          84
Temp             61 69 84 91 90 77 72 67 63 71 86 93 91 77 69 64 61 66 77 83 81
Dewpt            54 56 50 36 36 41 45 47 47 46 36 29 32 40 46 49 48 48 44 44 44
Min/Max RH                   13          56          10          61          25
RH               79 64 30 14 15 28 38 49 56 41 17 10 12 26 44 58 61 52 31 25 27
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  N NE  E
Wind Spd         11 13 13 13 11 10 14 17 13 13 11 11  6  9 11 14 11 11  6 10 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        17 12 13 15 18  7 11  9 10 13 16 32 31 54 48 51 41 25 30 29 35
PoP 12hr                     10           0          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.02
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              3600 15700  8500   300 12200 18500  9900   500  2800  3900
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW     S    SW    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             17    18    17    16    18    16    14    17    12    13
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          47    71      51    82      50    75      44    74
Temp          58 49 65 69   59 53 74 79   60 52 68 73   54 46 67 72
Dewpt         46 43 43 42   45 50 41 29   38 32 29 29   33 35 31 28
Max/Min RH       80    37      88    16      48    18      65    19
RH            64 80 45 38   60 88 30 16   43 47 23 19   45 65 26 19
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE     S      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          5     5      10    30      30    10       5     0

$$

TXZ026-192215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      94          61          96          60          85
Temp             61 69 85 93 91 78 72 67 63 71 87 95 93 78 71 65 62 67 78 84 82
Dewpt            54 56 54 48 45 49 48 49 47 49 38 33 37 44 48 50 49 50 49 47 46
Min/Max RH                   20          56          11          62          27
RH               78 63 35 22 20 36 42 52 56 46 18 11 14 30 44 58 62 54 36 28 28
Wind Dir          S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW NW NE NE
Wind Spd          8 11 13 17 13 13 13 13 10 11 11 12 10 11 12 11  6  8  6 11 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        12  8 11  7 16  6 14  9  7  9 17 16 28 52 45 54 47 41 30 30 36
PoP 12hr                      5           0          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              3000  6800  2700   100  3000 14000  2900   300  2800  3700
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W    NE
T Wind Spd             12    24    18     8    12    18    17    11     6    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          48    70      53    83      53    77      46    73
Temp          58 50 65 69   60 55 76 81   62 55 71 75   56 48 66 71
Dewpt         47 42 45 45   49 51 54 46   43 38 31 32   36 35 34 32
Max/Min RH       74    42      86    29      53    19      60    23
RH            67 74 48 42   67 86 46 29   50 53 23 21   47 60 30 24
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE     S      SW     W      NW     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5     5      10    20      30     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-192215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      90          61          93          60          91
Temp             58 66 82 89 88 76 71 67 63 70 85 92 90 77 71 66 62 69 83 90 88
Dewpt            55 57 55 48 45 49 49 51 51 52 45 36 38 46 49 50 51 51 50 43 40
Min/Max RH                   22          66          13          68          18
RH               90 72 39 24 22 39 46 57 66 53 25 14 16 33 46 57 68 53 32 20 19
Wind Dir          S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          5 11 13 14 12 12 13 12  9 12 13 13 11 13 13 11  9 11 10  9  6
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        23 21 11  6 10  4  6  9 12 22 18 13 23  9 17 19 30 24 24 29 34
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.03           0        0.08
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              2300  5200  2500   300  2700 10400  1700   400  2100 16900
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    NW
T Wind Spd             14    20    14    14    14    18    17    12    16    11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          53    78      57    85      54    78      47    76
Temp          64 55 72 76   65 59 78 83   63 56 72 76   57 49 69 74
Dewpt         50 47 49 44   52 53 54 49   47 40 32 30   35 36 34 30
Max/Min RH       74    31      80    32      58    17      61    19
RH            60 74 44 32   64 80 44 32   56 54 23 18   43 61 27 20
PWind Dir         E    NE      SE     S      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    10      30     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-192215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      90          57          91          56          88
Temp             58 66 82 89 87 74 68 63 59 67 83 90 88 74 67 62 58 66 80 87 85
Dewpt            53 54 48 36 35 43 45 46 46 46 31 28 28 39 44 46 47 47 38 33 31
Min/Max RH                   14          62          10          67          13
RH               83 65 31 15 16 33 43 54 62 47 15 11 11 28 43 56 67 50 22 14 14
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  N
Wind Spd          9 11 13 13 11 11 14 13  9 10 11 12 10 11 13 13  9 10  9 10  5
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        42 29 15 21 30 18 14 15 22 27 21 24 41 60 42 43 40 16 28 32 37
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2900 15000  7600   300  3300 17100  8100   500 13500 16200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             11    16    14    10    10    13    17    11    12    13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          49    79      55    80      48    74      44    75
Temp          61 51 72 77   63 57 73 77   58 50 67 72   54 46 68 73
Dewpt         45 44 43 39   45 51 37 29   34 29 27 25   31 32 31 26
Max/Min RH       77    25      80    16      45    17      58    17
RH            56 77 35 25   52 80 27 17   40 44 22 17   41 58 25 17
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE    SW      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     0       5    20      20     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-192215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      94          63          97          61          89
Temp             61 69 86 93 91 79 74 69 65 73 88 96 94 79 72 67 63 69 81 88 86
Dewpt            56 57 54 47 46 49 48 49 49 49 36 32 37 45 48 49 51 51 48 46 46
Min/Max RH                   20          57          11          65          24
RH               83 66 33 21 21 35 41 50 57 44 16 11 14 30 42 53 65 53 32 24 26
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W NE NE
Wind Spd          8 11 13 16 13 13 14 13 10 11 12 13 10 13 12 12  9  9  6  9 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        14  9 12  8 16  5 14 11  8 16 21 18 29 54 42 45 43 43 35 33 37
PoP 12hr                     10           0          10           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.04
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     5     4     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              3100  7500  3100   300  3900 14200  3300   500  3100  4300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W     N
T Wind Spd             14    24    19    11    11    18    25    19    10    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          49    73      54    84      54    79      46    75
Temp          60 51 67 71   62 56 77 82   63 56 72 76   57 48 68 73
Dewpt         49 44 46 46   50 53 53 46   45 38 32 34   37 36 34 32
Max/Min RH       76    40      90    28      54    19      63    22
RH            65 76 47 41   65 90 43 28   53 52 23 22   47 63 29 23
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE     S      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5     5      10    20      30     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-192215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
419 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Date             Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17
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                      90          54          90          54          85
Temp             56 64 80 88 86 72 66 60 57 65 81 89 87 73 65 60 56 63 77 84 82
Dewpt            52 54 46 32 30 38 42 44 45 45 34 28 27 36 42 45 46 46 38 37 38
Min/Max RH                   12          64          11          69          19
RH               86 70 30 13 13 29 42 55 64 48 18 11 11 26 43 58 69 54 24 19 21
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  E
Wind Spd          8 12 13 13  9  8 12 10  8 10  9 11  8  6 10 10  8  9  8  8  9
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        26 19 11 12 10  7  7  7 13 16 17 25 34 61 48 47 37 17 24 34 35
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2300 16700  9400   300  6000 18100  9000   400  5600 12100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW    SW     W    SW     S    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd             17    18    13     9    12    14    12    12    11    10
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17  Sat 03/25/17
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          46    75      51    78      46    71      41    72
Temp          58 48 68 73   59 53 71 75   56 48 65 69   51 43 65 70
Dewpt         44 43 43 41   43 50 31 28   32 31 28 27   31 32 31 26
Max/Min RH       83    30      89    16      51    20      65    18
RH            59 83 40 31   55 89 23 17   40 51 25 21   46 65 28 19
PWind Dir         E     E      SE    SW      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    20      20     5       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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