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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

TXZ024-011015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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                      35          58          32          64          36
Temp             73 55 46 40 37 40 52 57 56 45 41 37 34 40 56 63 61 50 45 41 38
Dewpt            16 22 24 23 18 17 13 10 11 12 14 16 15 17 15 15 17 19 20 21 21
Max/Min RH                   50          15          46          15          50
RH               11 26 42 50 45 39 21 15 16 26 34 43 46 39 19 15 18 29 36 44 50
Wind Dir          W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW  S SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd         29 18 16 13  9  8 10  5  4  4  4  4  5  8 10  9  4  5  8  6  6
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        36 24  5  1  1  0  0  0  3  3  5  3  4  7  4  2  1  0  3  2  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              6600   400  5700  7800  5000  1200  5700  8600  5400   100
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N     N     E     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             20    12    13     6     4     6    13    13     6     3
RFTI              6  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CH NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          68      41    73      48    82      50    81      44    70
Temp          60 65 50   43 65 71 57   50 73 79 60   52 72 78 55   46 63 68
Dewpt         18 19 25   28 35 36 44   42 42 34 43   40 28 25 29   28 28 31
Min/Max RH       14      56    26      75    20      65    13      49    22
RH            20 17 37   56 33 28 63   75 33 20 54   63 19 14 37   49 26 25
PWind Dir        SW       S     S      SW    SW      SW     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-011015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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                      38          61          33          64          36
Temp             75 58 49 43 40 43 54 60 58 47 42 38 35 40 56 63 61 50 45 41 38
Dewpt            22 23 25 24 19 18 14 10  9 14 15 17 16 18 14 15 16 20 22 22 24
Max/Min RH                   47          13          46          15          57
RH               14 26 39 47 42 36 20 14 14 26 33 42 45 41 19 15 17 30 40 46 57
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         25 17 14 14 10 10 13 11  6  6  4  4  4  4  9  9  6  8  6  5  5
Clouds           SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        38 28  8  2  1  1  1  2  3  7  5  2  2  6  3  3  2  0  2  0  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     4     3     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               300  1700  5900  7600  4800  1000  4900  7200  3600     0
T Wind Dir              W     N     N     N     E    SW     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             16    20    13    12     5     4     9    12     8     4
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          68      42    72      49    83      52    82      46    72
Temp          60 66 51   44 65 70 58   51 74 80 62   54 74 79 56   48 65 70
Dewpt         23 20 26   30 37 39 46   44 47 42 47   44 36 30 30   30 30 34
Min/Max RH       16      58    30      77    25      69    16      49    24
RH            24 17 37   57 35 32 64   77 38 26 58   69 25 17 37   49 27 26
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     0       5     5

$$

TXZ043-011015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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                      41          61          33          65          36
Temp             76 60 51 46 43 46 55 60 58 47 42 38 35 41 57 64 62 51 46 41 38
Dewpt            20 23 27 26 24 21 17 12 10 14 17 19 18 19 15 15 14 19 21 24 25
Max/Min RH                   48          14          50          15          59
RH               12 24 40 47 46 38 23 15 15 26 36 46 50 42 19 15 15 29 37 50 59
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         23 13 11 10 11 11 11  9  8  4  4  4  4  4  8  6  6  5  6  5  5
Clouds           B2 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        75 27 10  6  2  6  9  9  9  3  8  7 15 16 15 13  8  1  4  2  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     4     4     4     2     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              1400  1400  5300  6700  4300  1000  4600  6800  3800   100
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N    NE     E    SE     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             17    16    19     9     5     4     6     8     6     6
RFTI              3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          68      43    72      50    80      53    83      48    74
Temp          60 66 51   45 65 70 58   52 72 78 62   55 75 80 58   50 67 72
Dewpt         22 20 26   33 41 42 47   47 49 45 50   48 42 34 35   40 40 39
Min/Max RH       16      65    35      85    31      78    18      70    29
RH            23 17 37   62 42 36 68   85 44 31 65   78 31 18 42   70 37 30
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S    SW       N    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-011015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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                      36          59          30          63          34
Temp             72 55 47 41 38 41 52 58 56 45 40 35 32 38 54 62 60 49 43 39 36
Dewpt            15 21 24 23 22 21 15 13 11 14 14 17 17 18 15 16 15 19 19 22 22
Max/Min RH                   52          16          53          16          56
RH               11 26 40 48 52 44 23 17 16 28 34 47 53 44 21 16 17 30 38 50 56
Wind Dir          W  W  W NW  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         31 18 13 11 11  9  9  5  5  6  8  6  4  8 12 11  9  6  8  8  6
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)        31 11 16 11  7  5  2  5  8  5  7  9  9 16 11 10  5  1  4  6  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5900   300  5500  6800  4400  1300  5200  7100  4300   100
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE     S    SE    SE     S    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             20    10    12     2     6     5    12    12     6     8
RFTI              6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          65      39    72      45    81      47    80      43    74
Temp          57 63 48   41 64 70 55   48 72 78 58   49 71 77 54   45 66 71
Dewpt         17 18 24   29 35 34 42   40 40 29 38   40 20 19 26   29 34 33
Min/Max RH       16      62    26      74    16      71    10      53    23
RH            21 17 39   62 34 26 61   74 31 16 47   71 14 11 34   53 30 25
PWind Dir         S       S     S      SW    SW      SW     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     0       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-011015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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                      36          62          32          67          36
Temp             76 57 48 42 38 42 55 61 59 47 42 38 35 40 58 66 64 52 46 42 38
Dewpt            23 24 26 24 21 20 16 10  9 14 17 18 17 20 11 14 15 20 22 24 25
Max/Min RH                   50          12          51          13          59
RH               14 28 42 48 49 41 21 13 14 26 36 44 48 44 15 13 15 28 38 49 59
Wind Dir         SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         24 17 13 13  9 10 12 10  6  5  4  4  4  4  9  9  6  8  8  5  4
Clouds           SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        46 23  8  3  2  2  1  3  4  7  6  4  3  9  5  5  2  0  2  0  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     3     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               500   500  5900  7800  5000  1100  5100  7900  4700   200
T Wind Dir              W    NW     N     N     E     S     S    SW    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    16    16    10     5     5    10    11     8     3
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          70      42    74      49    83      52    84      47    75
Temp          61 67 51   44 66 72 58   51 74 80 62   54 75 81 58   49 68 73
Dewpt         19 20 27   31 38 41 47   46 49 44 49   46 36 32 32   32 31 35
Min/Max RH       13      60    30      82    27      75    17      51    22
RH            19 16 39   60 36 33 67   82 41 28 62   75 25 17 37   51 26 26
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     0       5     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-011015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
319 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date           02/28/17      Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17            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          56          28          61          32
Temp             70 51 41 35 31 35 49 55 53 42 37 33 30 36 52 60 58 47 42 37 34
Dewpt            15 21 24 24 20 19 12 11 11 12 14 16 15 17 15 16 15 17 19 21 21
Max/Min RH                   66          17          53          17          59
RH               12 30 50 64 63 52 22 17 18 29 38 49 53 45 23 18 18 30 39 52 58
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd         31 17 13 11  9  6  8  4  4  4  5  4  5  9 12 11  5  5  5  6  6
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        41 16  5  2  1  1  1  2  2  2  3  3  3  5  3  2  3  0  3  3  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     3     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              6600   600  5800  7300  4700  1400  5500  7400  4600   100
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NE     W    SE     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             20    10    13     3     6     8    18    16     5     6
RFTI              6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17  Tue 03/07/17
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          64      37    71      43    79      44    78      40    70
Temp          56 61 46   39 62 68 53   46 70 76 55   46 69 75 51   42 62 68
Dewpt         17 17 24   29 34 32 40   39 38 28 34   34 21 19 25   26 31 31
Min/Max RH       17      67    24      76    17      63    11      53    24
RH            21 18 42   67 35 26 61   76 31 17 45   63 16 12 36   53 31 25
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       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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