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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

TXZ024-262215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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                     101          75          98          73          95
Temp          77 76 88 96100 98 87 81 78 75 87 94 98 96 86 79 76 73 83 89 94 94
Dewpt         62 62 65 63 59 59 59 61 60 62 63 61 58 58 59 63 63 66 64 63 59 61
Min/Max RH                   26          64          27          80          31
RH            59 63 47 35 26 28 39 51 54 64 45 33 27 29 41 59 66 80 53 42 32 34
Wind Dir       S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SE SE  E  E NE NE  E SE  E  E
Wind Spd       9 10 14 12 12 11  8  8 11 10 10  4  5  5  5  4  6  4  4  4  5  6
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     19 27 32 33 36 40 27 24 34 36 35 37 43 45 47 51 52 55 52 47 50 51
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9200 10500  6100   300  9400 12000  7900   800  8200 12100
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             17    12    11    10     9     5    10     5     5     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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          73    95      72    93      70    90      69    87
Temp          79 73 90 93   76 72 88 91   74 70 86 89   72 70 84 86
Dewpt         64 65 62 62   65 66 65 64   66 66 64 64   64 63 62 62
Max/Min RH       76    34      81    38      87    42      83    43
RH            62 75 40 36   67 81 47 41   77 86 48 45   75 81 48 45
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    20      20    20      30    40      50    40

$$

TXZ026-262215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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                     102          76         100          74          96
Temp          80 77 90 98102100 88 83 79 77 88 95100 97 87 81 77 74 84 90 95 94
Dewpt         63 64 66 64 62 61 62 62 62 63 64 62 59 60 60 64 65 66 66 65 63 64
Min/Max RH                   27          64          26          76          34
RH            59 65 46 33 28 28 42 49 56 63 45 34 26 30 41 56 66 75 54 43 35 37
Wind Dir       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S SE SE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd       8  8 12 13 13 12 10 10  9  6 10  5  5  5  5  5  6  5  5  4  5  6
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     15 22 26 30 36 34 23 23 29 27 27 29 35 45 45 54 52 56 58 55 52 54
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     3     3     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9400 10000  6000   100  9400 11900  7700   500  6200  8500
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW     W    SW     E    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             16    16    11     6    12     5     4     9     6     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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          73    96      72    94      70    91      69    88
Temp          79 73 90 94   78 72 88 92   76 70 86 88   74 69 84 86
Dewpt         66 67 64 64   67 67 66 64   66 65 64 64   64 63 63 61
Max/Min RH       81    35      84    37      84    41      81    40
RH            64 81 42 37   70 84 48 40   71 84 49 44   71 80 50 43
PWind Dir         E     E       E     E      SE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    30      30    30      40    40      40    40

$$

TXZ043-262215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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                     101          74         101          74          99
Temp          78 74 88 97100 99 88 84 79 74 88 97100 99 88 83 78 74 88 96 99 97
Dewpt         64 66 68 66 63 61 62 61 63 64 65 61 58 58 59 59 60 62 63 60 58 59
Min/Max RH                   27          71          25          65          26
RH            62 75 52 36 30 29 42 47 59 70 47 31 26 26 37 44 54 65 44 31 26 29
Wind Dir       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S SW  W  W SW  S SE
Wind Spd       5  5 12 11 10 10  9  9  6  6 11  8  9  9  5  5  5  3  6  4  5  6
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     11 14 17 20 26 22 12 12 17 19 19 26 27 29 27 32 30 36 34 39 44 43
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              8500  9800  6100   200  9300 10800  6500   100  9200 11900
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             16    16     9     6    16    11     6     5     9     4
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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          73    99      72    96      71    91      68    88
Temp          81 74 95 97   80 72 94 94   79 71 88 89   75 68 85 87
Dewpt         62 65 61 61   64 66 65 65   67 66 65 64   65 64 64 63
Max/Min RH       74    28      80    36      86    41      86    43
RH            53 73 32 30   58 79 39 39   67 85 46 43   70 85 50 45
PWind Dir        SE     E       E     E      SE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10    10      20    20      30    40      40    40

$$

TXZ035-262215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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                      96          73          95          72          95
Temp          75 72 82 91 95 94 85 80 76 73 82 91 94 93 82 78 74 72 82 91 95 93
Dewpt         60 61 64 63 59 58 59 59 60 61 61 59 56 54 56 58 58 61 60 58 55 55
Min/Max RH                   28          66          25          67          26
RH            64 68 55 39 30 30 42 49 58 66 49 35 28 27 41 50 57 67 47 33 26 28
Wind Dir       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S SE
Wind Spd      10  8 13 12 12 12  9 11 11  6 11  8  9  9  6  5  8  4  6  6  8  8
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     18 19 22 32 36 36 21 13 18 24 27 29 35 30 35 34 37 41 40 37 44 43
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     3     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              7800  9200  5300   200  7900 10500  6200   100  8600 11600
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             14    12    10     8    12    10     6     5     9     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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          71    93      71    91      68    90      66    86
Temp          76 71 90 90   76 71 89 88   72 68 88 87   71 67 81 84
Dewpt         59 61 58 58   62 63 62 62   64 64 63 63   64 63 62 62
Max/Min RH       70    30      76    38      87    41      90    45
RH            55 70 34 34   61 75 41 42   75 87 43 45   77 87 53 47
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE       E    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10    10      20    20      30    40      50    40

$$

TXZ031-262215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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                     102          75         101          73          99
Temp          78 76 89 98102100 88 83 79 76 90 97101 99 87 81 77 73 86 93 98 96
Dewpt         63 65 66 64 62 60 61 62 62 63 64 61 59 58 60 62 63 67 65 64 60 62
Min/Max RH                   26          66          24          81          29
RH            62 69 46 34 27 27 41 49 57 65 43 31 26 26 41 52 62 81 50 39 29 33
Wind Dir       S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  N NE NW NE  E  E
Wind Spd       6  8 13 12 13 11  9  9  9  6 10  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  8
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     12 20 26 28 37 34 20 17 23 25 25 26 32 42 40 46 45 49 51 49 48 48
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              9400 10000  6200   300  9700 11800  7400   300  7400 11700
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    SE
T Wind Spd             17    16    11     8    12     8     4     3     4     4
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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          73    98      72    95      70    91      68    88
Temp          79 73 92 95   78 72 90 93   76 70 87 89   73 69 84 86
Dewpt         66 67 64 64   67 67 66 64   67 66 65 64   64 64 62 62
Max/Min RH       82    33      86    36      89    41      88    42
RH            64 82 40 36   70 85 45 39   73 88 49 44   74 86 48 44
PWind Dir         E    SE       E     E      SE     E       E     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         20    30      30    20      30    40      40    40

$$

TXZ029-262215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
319 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Date             Wed 07/26/17            Thu 07/27/17            Fri 07/28/17
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          70          93          68          93
Temp          73 71 81 90 93 92 81 77 73 70 82 91 92 92 80 76 72 68 81 89 92 91
Dewpt         61 61 64 62 59 58 59 60 61 61 62 60 57 56 57 60 60 62 60 59 56 57
Min/Max RH                   30          73          29          81          29
RH            69 72 56 39 32 32 47 56 66 72 51 36 31 30 45 58 67 80 49 36 30 32
Wind Dir       S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE SE  E SE  E SW  S SE SE
Wind Spd       8  6 13 12 11 11  8  9  8  5  9  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  6
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     20 25 30 37 38 41 30 23 32 33 35 38 49 44 45 47 48 49 44 42 49 51
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          10          10
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     3     3
Mix Hgt              7100  9700  5600   300  9000 11100  7000   300 10400 12300
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW     S     S     E     E     S     S
T Wind Spd             18    12    11    10    10     8     4     2     6     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          Sat 07/29/17  Sun 07/30/17  Mon 07/31/17  Tue 08/01/17
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          67    92      67    89      65    89      64    85
Temp          74 67 90 88   72 67 85 86   69 65 87 86   68 64 80 83
Dewpt         61 62 59 59   63 63 62 62   64 64 64 64   63 62 62 62
Max/Min RH       84    32      87    41      97    44      93    46
RH            64 83 36 38   72 86 47 45   83 96 46 48   84 92 54 49
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE       E    SE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10    10      20    20      30    40      50    40

$$

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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