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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

TXZ024-221015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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                      44          85          52          80          39
Temp             74 61 55 50 47 53 74 84 82 68 62 57 54 58 71 79 76 58 50 44 41
Dewpt            23 27 31 32 31 33 31 32 35 35 33 34 33 34 28 19 13 15 15 18 17
Max/Min RH                   54          15          45           9          37
RH               15 27 40 50 53 47 20 15 18 29 34 42 45 40 21 10  9 18 25 35 37
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  5  6  9  9 10 10 11  8  9 10 11 10 13 23 26 20 13 11  9 12
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  5  8  9  9 13 17 21 25 20 21 17 21 38 22 21 14  9 10  7  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  4100  8300   100   100  4300  6200  3600  1300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W    SW    SW     W     W     W     N
T Wind Spd              6     8    14    16     8    14    20    29    11    10
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  6  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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          61      30    55      36    69      42    77      50    76
Temp          54 58 39   32 49 53 43   38 60 66 51   45 68 74 58   52 69 73
Dewpt         13  8 21   18 18 19 25   26 28 29 35   37 34 26 30   30 24 26
Min/Max RH       12      57    24      61    22      72    17      43    15
RH            19 13 48   56 29 26 49   61 29 25 54   72 28 17 34   43 19 17
PWind Dir        NW      NE    SE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-221015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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                      45          86          50          82          41
Temp             74 61 56 51 48 54 75 84 82 67 61 56 53 57 72 81 78 60 51 46 43
Dewpt            25 27 29 31 33 35 35 36 38 40 39 40 36 38 34 26 22 22 20 23 20
Max/Min RH                   56          17          57          12          40
RH               16 27 35 46 56 48 23 18 21 37 44 55 52 49 25 13 12 23 29 40 39
Wind Dir         SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW  W NW
Wind Spd          4  4  5  5  5  6  9  8  8  9  9  9  8  9 19 25 19 13 12  8 13
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  6 10  9  7 10 13 16 20 11 25 23 16 40 27 21 16  5 10  7  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               400     0  1100  4800     0     0  4300  6400     0  1300
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     S    SW     W     W     W     N
T Wind Spd              5     4     8     9     6     8    13    23     9    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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          62      31    54      37    69      44    79      50    77
Temp          55 59 40   33 48 52 44   39 61 66 53   47 70 76 59   52 69 74
Dewpt         20 16 22   20 18 19 26   29 31 33 38   41 41 32 34   35 34 31
Min/Max RH       17      59    25      67    26      79    20      52    20
RH            25 18 48   58 30 27 49   67 32 29 57   79 35 20 39   52 27 20
PWind Dir        NW      NE     E       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-221015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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                      46          88          52          84          42
Temp             76 63 57 52 49 55 77 86 84 69 63 58 55 59 74 82 80 62 53 47 44
Dewpt            22 24 30 32 35 37 37 35 35 38 38 39 36 39 35 28 23 26 23 24 22
Max/Min RH                   59          16          52          12          42
RH               13 22 35 46 58 51 24 16 17 32 40 50 50 48 24 14 12 25 31 40 41
Wind Dir          S SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd          3  4  4  4  5  6  9 11  6  8  8  8  9 13 19 20 18 12 11  8 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  3  4  5  5  9 12 14 15  8  8 10 12 27 19 33 16  7  9  9  8
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1700   100  1900  6700   100   100  4100  6700   100   500
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     W    SW    SW     W     W     W    NW
T Wind Spd              4     5    10    14     8     9    16    24     6     9
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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          67      34    57      38    73      48    80      53    79
Temp          59 64 43   36 51 55 46   41 64 70 57   50 72 77 61   55 72 76
Dewpt         17  9 23   22 20 20 28   32 34 35 43   46 44 31 43   42 37 27
Min/Max RH       11      58    23      71    25      88    18      61    16
RH            19 11 46   58 29 25 49   71 33 27 61   88 37 18 50   61 28 16
PWind Dir         W       N     E       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0    10

$$

TXZ035-221015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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                      43          86          48          78          36
Temp             74 60 55 50 46 52 74 84 82 66 59 53 50 54 69 77 74 56 47 41 38
Dewpt            26 28 30 31 33 36 33 31 28 32 30 33 32 34 28 20 14 15 16 17 16
Max/Min RH                   60          14          50          10          40
RH               17 29 38 48 60 54 22 15 14 28 33 46 50 46 21 12 10 19 28 37 40
Wind Dir          S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5  6  6  8 10 13 14 10  9 11 10  9 13 25 28 21 14 11  9 13
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  4  7  8  9 14 18 20 22 22 16 22 23 41 26 26 16 12 10 12 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1800   100  3800  7000   100   100  4100  6000  3500   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     W     W    SW     W     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              5     6    13    18     8     9    18    32     8     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  5  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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          63      29    57      35    70      42    77      48    75
Temp          55 60 39   31 50 55 43   38 61 67 52   45 68 74 57   50 67 72
Dewpt         11  3 14   18 19 17 25   27 27 24 34   36 32 20 29   30 25 19
Min/Max RH        9      58    21      64    18      70    13      46    13
RH            17 10 35   58 29 22 49   64 27 19 50   70 26 13 34   46 20 13
PWind Dir        NW      NE    SE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-221015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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                      45          88          51          84          41
Temp             76 62 57 52 48 54 77 86 84 69 62 57 54 58 74 82 80 61 52 46 43
Dewpt            21 28 30 32 34 37 34 33 37 39 37 38 35 37 31 23 19 22 20 21 20
Max/Min RH                   58          15          50          10          39
RH               13 27 36 46 58 52 21 15 19 33 39 48 48 45 20 11 10 22 28 37 39
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W NW
Wind Spd          4  5  5  5  5  5  8  9  6  9 10 10  9 11 20 25 19 13 10  8 12
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  5  9  8  6  9 12 15 18 11 22 15 13 41 25 24 17  6 11  6  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1100   100  2000  6400   100   100  4300  6600   500  1400
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     W     S    SW     W     W     W     N
T Wind Spd              5     5     8    11     8    10    14    25     9    17
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  5  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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      32    56      37    71      45    80      50    79
Temp          58 62 41   34 50 54 45   39 62 68 54   48 71 77 59   52 71 76
Dewpt         16 11 22   20 18 19 26   30 31 34 40   42 40 31 35   35 33 31
Min/Max RH       13      56    24      70    24      80    19      52    18
RH            20 14 46   56 29 26 48   70 31 28 59   80 33 19 40   52 25 19
PWind Dir        NW      NE     E       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-221015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
302 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date           02/21/17      Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            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          83          46          76          34
Temp             72 58 53 47 44 50 72 81 79 64 57 51 48 52 67 75 72 54 45 39 36
Dewpt            24 24 29 31 33 36 33 32 30 31 31 33 32 35 27 18 14 13 15 17 17
Max/Min RH                   65          16          56          11          45
RH               16 27 39 53 65 58 24 17 17 29 37 50 54 52 22 11 11 19 29 40 45
Wind Dir         SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W
Wind Spd          4  4  4  5  6  9 13 13  9  8  9  8  6 12 25 26 19 13 10  9 12
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  4  6  7  8 13 18 22 27 27 14 17 23 39 20 22 10 13  9  9 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               500   100  4700  7400   100   100  4100  5500  3300   300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W    SW    SW     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              5     8    16    19     8    11    20    32    10     6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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          60      26    55      33    68      40    75      46    73
Temp          52 57 36   28 48 53 41   36 59 65 50   43 66 72 55   48 65 70
Dewpt          9  4 17   17 18 18 24   25 26 25 32   33 31 22 26   28 24 22
Min/Max RH       11      63    24      64    20      67    15      46    15
RH            17 11 45   63 30 25 50   64 28 22 50   67 27 15 32   46 21 16
PWind Dir        NW      NE    SE       S    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC 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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