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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TXZ024-191015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      52          76          50          68          26
Temp             71 59 58 56 53 59 70 75 70 59 57 53 50 53 63 68 64 51 40 31 27
Dewpt            45 49 53 53 50 46 42 39 38 39 39 37 35 33 31 28 24 21 17 13 10
Max/Min RH                   83          23          61          21          45
RH               40 68 81 89 88 62 35 27 31 46 51 55 57 46 30 22 22 31 39 46 48
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd         13 13 13 13 10 13 21 21 18 13 14 12 11 13 13 11  6  9 13 14 14
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        29 34 39 37 35 30 25 38 51 54 58 40 23 18 14 14 15 20 26 46 66
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     2     2     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              2200   600  5800  7400  2300   300  5600  7600  2500  2100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W     S    NE     N
T Wind Spd             24    19    23    35    12     8    12    14    16    14
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           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          39      22    46      31    59      37    64      35    65
Temp          32 37 28   22 41 43 31   32 50 56 43   37 56 60 42   35 58 61
Dewpt          6  9 14   13 19 24 27   28 36 30 28   28 21 18 19   19 19 17
Min/Max RH       25      64    31      80    31      70    19      54    16
RH            32 30 56   67 41 46 85   85 59 37 56   70 25 20 40   53 22 18
PWind Dir        NE      NE     E      SE     S      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      20    20       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ026-191015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      57          79          53          71          26
Temp             71 64 62 60 57 62 74 78 74 62 58 56 53 57 66 71 66 52 40 31 27
Dewpt            54 55 55 55 54 50 45 41 39 41 43 43 41 38 34 30 26 22 18 14 10
Max/Min RH                   88          24          66          21          45
RH               55 72 77 85 90 65 35 27 28 45 57 61 64 49 30 22 22 30 41 48 48
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd         14 16 16 13 12 12 20 21 17 11 17 12 10 13 13 11  8 11 16 17 16
Clouds           SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B2
Clouds(%)        48 52 56 53 49 44 39 49 58 62 67 59 52 36 21 21 21 21 21 45 70
PoP 12hr                     10           5          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              2000  1400  5900  7800  4600  1600  5400  8000  2200  1900
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S    NE     N
T Wind Spd             25    21    23    35    16    19    11    12    20    17
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           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          38      24    45      34    58      38    64      34    66
Temp          33 37 29   24 40 44 37   34 49 55 44   38 57 60 42   34 58 62
Dewpt          6  9 14   16 21 25 29   30 36 33 32   29 25 22 23   23 23 20
Min/Max RH       25      66    37      89    34      64    22      58    18
RH            31 31 54   71 46 48 74   84 60 43 62   70 29 23 46   64 26 19
PWind Dir         N      NE    NE      SE     S      SW     W       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5    20      20    20      10    10       5     0

$$

TXZ043-191015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      59          80          56          74          30
Temp             71 65 62 61 60 63 76 80 77 66 62 59 56 60 70 74 71 59 52 39 32
Dewpt            57 58 58 59 58 54 49 44 41 43 46 48 47 43 37 32 29 28 26 21 15
Max/Min RH                   89          24          74          20          46
RH               60 78 85 92 95 72 39 28 28 44 56 67 71 54 30 21 21 30 37 49 50
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd         18 14 14 13 11 12 17 19 13 10 13 12  9 10 13 13  6  5  8 12 14
Clouds           SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC B1 B2
Clouds(%)        50 66 81 74 67 64 62 63 65 68 70 65 59 49 38 27 16 25 33 52 71
PoP 12hr                     20           5          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain              S  S  S  S
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     2     2     2     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              2100  1500  5900  7500  4500  1800  5600  7100  4400  1500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             29    28    24    32    23    17    21    18    21    19
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           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          42      25    46      36    61      41    68      37    69
Temp          38 41 31   25 41 45 37   37 52 60 47   41 61 64 45   37 61 66
Dewpt         12 12 17   17 24 27 31   34 40 34 33   33 25 21 21   23 24 24
Min/Max RH       29      70    40      96    34      70    22      57    19
RH            35 31 57   72 51 49 80   91 62 38 60   74 25 19 38   56 25 21
PWind Dir         N      NE    NE       E     S      SW     W       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5    20      20    20      10    10       5     0

$$

TXZ035-191015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      52          75          46          68          28
Temp             71 62 58 56 53 56 70 74 72 61 55 51 46 50 62 68 65 51 45 37 29
Dewpt            42 47 52 51 48 45 41 38 37 38 38 36 33 31 29 25 22 22 21 17 13
Max/Min RH                   80          22          62          19          46
RH               35 58 80 85 83 66 35 27 28 42 53 55 60 48 29 20 19 31 39 44 50
Wind Dir         SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  N  N NE
Wind Spd         16 14 14 13 11 13 21 21 20 12 16 13 11 14 16 14 13 10  8 11 13
Clouds           SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        36 46 55 50 45 36 27 38 49 54 59 43 27 23 18 17 16 23 31 44 58
PoP 12hr                     10           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     3     2     3     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt              3600   600  5600  7700  5000   300  4500  7000  4400  1400
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     E    NE
T Wind Spd             19    18    24    37    13    10    18    21     8    14
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          44      23    48      33    61      35    64      32    65
Temp          36 43 30   23 42 47 33   34 52 58 42   35 56 61 40   32 58 62
Dewpt          9 12 14   15 22 25 27   29 33 26 25   23 19 14 15   17 17 16
Min/Max RH       26      70    33      88    27      68    17      56    16
RH            31 28 51   70 45 42 78   82 48 29 51   61 23 15 35   53 20 16
PWind Dir        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      20    10       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-191015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      58          81          55          74          28
Temp             71 65 63 60 59 63 76 80 76 66 62 58 55 60 70 74 68 56 44 34 30
Dewpt            53 55 56 56 55 50 45 42 40 41 43 44 43 39 34 30 27 23 19 15 11
Max/Min RH                   89          23          67          19          43
RH               54 71 79 87 87 63 33 26 28 40 51 59 64 47 27 20 20 28 37 45 45
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd         14 16 14 13 12 12 20 20 17 13 14 12  9 12 13 12  8  9 13 13 14
Clouds           SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B2
Clouds(%)        42 50 57 54 51 46 41 51 61 65 68 59 49 36 22 21 20 24 28 50 72
PoP 12hr                     10           5          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              2600  1600  6400  8000  4800  1700  4900  8300  2200  2000
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    NE     N
T Wind Spd             27    26    24    35    17    21    16    19    20    18
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           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          40      24    45      35    61      39    67      35    69
Temp          36 38 29   24 41 44 36   35 52 58 45   39 60 63 44   35 60 64
Dewpt          6  9 15   15 21 25 29   30 37 34 31   30 25 22 23   21 22 21
Min/Max RH       23      67    35      88    33      67    21      58    18
RH            28 29 55   69 45 47 77   84 56 40 58   71 26 21 43   57 23 19
PWind Dir         N      NE    NE      SE     S      SW     W       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5    20      20    20      10    10       5     0

$$

TXZ029-191015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
301 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                      50          72          45          64          24
Temp             69 59 57 54 51 55 67 72 68 58 54 50 45 49 59 64 60 46 40 30 25
Dewpt            40 45 49 49 46 44 41 39 37 37 37 35 32 31 30 26 22 20 18 15 12
Max/Min RH                   80          25          62          21          53
RH               34 59 74 84 83 66 39 30 32 45 52 56 60 50 32 23 23 34 41 53 57
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd         14 13 13 13  9 13 20 21 20 13 13 13 11 13 14 13 10  8  8 11 13
Clouds           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        18 24 29 30 30 29 27 36 45 50 55 37 18 16 14 13 12 19 26 43 60
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     3     2     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              3400   400  5500  7300  4600   200  4900  7300  5000  1500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     E    NE
T Wind Spd             19    14    24    39    13    10    14    17    17    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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          41      21    48      34    60      34    62      31    63
Temp          34 40 27   21 45 46 36   34 51 57 41   34 55 58 39   31 56 59
Dewpt          9 13 14   13 23 26 26   28 35 27 24   23 19 14 15   17 17 15
Min/Max RH       28      71    37      92    30      68    18      60    17
RH            34 33 56   69 42 44 67   77 53 32 50   64 24 17 37   56 22 18
PWind Dir        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5      20    10       5     5       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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