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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

TXZ024-191015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      72          94          71          94          70
Temp          94 91 81 77 74 72 82 91 94 91 80 76 73 71 82 91 94 91 80 75 72 70
Dewpt         63 63 65 66 65 64 66 64 61 62 64 64 64 63 63 61 59 59 61 61 60 62
Max/Min RH                   79          34          76          32          76
RH            36 39 58 69 74 76 58 41 34 38 58 65 73 75 54 38 32 34 52 61 66 76
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  8  5  6  5  5  9  5  8  8  5  6  5  5 10  9 10 11  6  6  6  5
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     32 29 28 19 19 15 11 25 36 42 42 56 39 45 23 37 45 52 42 43 31 33
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          10           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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5900   200  8700 12100  7200   200 10500 12100  7000   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     8    11    10     9     8    16    17     9     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          93      72    93      69    87      66    87      66    88
Temp          90 90   77 72 90 90   74 69 84 84   71 66 84 84   71 66 85 85
Dewpt         62 59   61 63 64 65   66 65 65 62   63 62 61 59   61 61 62 60
Min/Max RH       33      75    39      89    45      87    41      84    40
RH            39 35   59 75 43 45   78 87 53 48   76 86 47 44   72 84 47 44
PWind Dir         S       S     S      NE    NE       E     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    30      40    20      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-191015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      74          97          73          97          73
Temp          95 92 82 79 76 74 85 94 97 94 83 78 75 73 84 94 97 94 83 78 75 73
Dewpt         63 63 66 67 67 66 67 64 62 62 64 65 65 65 65 63 61 61 61 62 62 64
Max/Min RH                   76          32          76          31          73
RH            35 38 58 67 74 76 55 37 32 35 53 64 71 76 53 36 31 34 47 58 64 73
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  8  6  5  4  4  6  5  8  8  6  6  4  4  8  8 10 10  8  9  6  5
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     32 28 29 18 19 15 13 26 33 38 41 51 33 45 28 38 41 48 34 31 22 25
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.02           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5100   100  9100 11400  6700   100 11200 12200  6700   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     5     9    11     9     6    13    14     9     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      74    95      71    90      68    89      68    89
Temp          93 93   79 74 92 92   76 71 87 87   73 68 86 86   73 68 86 86
Dewpt         63 60   61 63 64 64   66 66 65 62   63 62 61 59   62 63 64 62
Min/Max RH       31      69    36      84    41      81    38      84    41
RH            37 33   54 69 40 40   71 84 48 43   71 81 43 40   68 84 48 45
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NE    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    20      40    20      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ043-191015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      74          96          73          97          73
Temp          96 93 83 79 76 74 84 93 96 93 82 78 75 73 84 94 97 94 83 78 75 73
Dewpt         64 64 66 67 66 66 68 65 63 62 64 64 62 62 65 62 59 58 58 61 61 63
Max/Min RH                   76          33          68          29          71
RH            35 38 57 66 71 76 59 40 34 36 55 62 64 68 53 35 29 30 43 56 62 71
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9  6  4  4  4  8  5  6  8  5  5  4  4  8  6 10 10  6  6  6  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     33 29 23 14 18 17 17 33 45 49 40 43 28 36 23 35 33 37 21 25 18 24
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          10           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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5300   100  8300 10600  6300   100  9500 10700  5400   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     4    11    11     8     6    13    14     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      74    96      72    91      69    90      69    90
Temp          93 93   79 74 93 93   77 72 88 88   74 69 87 87   74 69 87 87
Dewpt         63 58   61 63 64 61   64 65 66 63   64 62 61 60   62 63 63 61
Min/Max RH       29      69    33      79    41      78    37      81    39
RH            37 31   54 69 38 35   64 79 48 43   71 78 42 40   66 81 45 42
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      30    30      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-191015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          91          69          91          69
Temp          93 90 79 75 72 70 80 88 91 88 78 74 71 69 79 88 91 88 78 74 71 69
Dewpt         62 61 63 63 63 63 65 63 61 60 62 62 60 61 62 60 59 57 59 59 58 60
Max/Min RH                   78          36          76          33          73
RH            36 38 58 66 73 78 60 43 37 39 58 66 68 76 56 39 34 35 52 59 63 73
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9  6  6  4  4  9  8  9  9  6  6  5  5 10 10 11 10  8  8  6  6
Clouds        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     30 24 24 20 21 16 14 31 39 52 46 61 43 40 15 35 42 52 39 49 36 42
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          10           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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4800   100  6900 10400  5500   200  9900 11000  6200   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     5    11    12     8     5    14    16     9     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          90      70    90      68    86      66    85      65    86
Temp          87 87   74 70 87 87   73 68 83 83   70 66 82 82   69 65 83 83
Dewpt         62 60   60 62 64 63   64 63 65 62   63 61 61 60   60 60 61 59
Min/Max RH       37      76    41      84    46      84    43      84    40
RH            43 40   62 76 46 45   73 84 55 49   78 84 49 47   73 84 47 44
PWind Dir         S       S     S      NE    NE       E     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    20      40    20      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-191015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      73          97          72          96          72
Temp          97 94 83 78 75 73 84 94 97 94 82 78 75 72 83 93 96 93 82 77 74 72
Dewpt         63 64 66 67 67 66 67 64 62 63 64 65 65 64 64 62 61 60 61 62 62 63
Max/Min RH                   79          32          76          32          73
RH            33 37 57 69 76 79 57 37 32 36 55 64 71 75 53 36 32 33 49 60 66 73
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  8  6  6  5  4  6  5  8  8  6  6  5  5  8  8 10 10  8  9  6  6
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     30 31 29 17 20 16 15 28 38 44 42 50 32 42 27 37 40 45 32 29 22 25
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.02           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5700   200  9100 11900  7000   200 11200 12200  6500   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     5    10    11     9     6    14    14     9     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      74    95      71    90      68    90      68    90
Temp          93 93   79 74 92 92   76 71 87 87   73 68 87 87   73 68 87 87
Dewpt         63 60   61 63 64 64   66 66 65 62   63 62 61 60   63 63 63 62
Min/Max RH       31      69    36      84    41      81    37      84    39
RH            37 33   54 69 40 40   71 84 48 43   71 81 42 40   70 83 45 43
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NE    NE       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    20      40    20      20    20      20    20

$$

TXZ029-191015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
250 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Date           08/18/17      Sat 08/19/17            Sun 08/20/17            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          90          67          90          67
Temp          91 88 77 72 69 67 78 87 90 87 76 72 69 67 78 87 90 87 76 72 69 67
Dewpt         64 62 64 64 64 63 66 64 61 61 63 62 62 61 64 61 59 58 60 60 59 61
Max/Min RH                   87          38          81          35          81
RH            41 42 64 76 84 87 67 46 38 42 64 71 78 81 62 42 35 38 58 66 70 81
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  8  5  5  4  4  9  8  8  8  5  6  5  4 10 10 10 10  6  8  5  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     28 26 25 21 21 17 13 25 37 46 43 61 45 44 20 37 45 55 44 52 38 42
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          10           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                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4200   100  7600 10700  5400   200  9300 11000  6400   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     6    11    11     8     8    17    17    10     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           08/21  Tue 08/22/17  Wed 08/23/17  Thu 08/24/17  Fri 08/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          89      68    88      66    84      63    84      63    85
Temp          86 86   73 68 85 85   71 66 81 81   68 63 81 81   68 63 82 82
Dewpt         63 61   61 62 65 64   65 63 65 62   63 61 61 60   60 60 61 59
Min/Max RH       39      81    45      93    49      93    44      90    43
RH            46 43   66 81 51 50   81 90 58 53   84 93 51 49   76 90 49 46
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NE    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      10    20      40    20      20    20      20    20

$$

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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