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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

TXZ024-121130-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      32          61          37          70          36
Temp          72 56 45 40 36 32 38 54 61 52 45 42 40 37 43 62 70 57 48 43 40 36
Dewpt         11 16 16 16 17 18 20 18 15 17 16 15 16 17 19 18 18 20 20 20 21 21
Max/Min RH                   60          16          47          14          55
RH             9 20 31 38 46 56 49 24 16 25 30 33 38 43 37 18 14 24 33 38 47 53
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N
Wind Spd       9  6  6  8  8  5  4  4  6  4  8 11 12 11  9 10  8  4  5  8  9 10
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      1  8  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  4  1  1  1  1  2  3  4
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                  4     4     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  2500  3500   100   100  1200  3500   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W    SW     W     W     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     8     6     9     9    12    12     9     8     9
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          57      32    64      41    67      36    62      37    69
Temp          52 47 37   32 57 55 46   41 61 55 43   36 56 52 42   37 62 58
Dewpt         23 22 21   23 21 22 23   24 24 23 24   25 24 23 22   22 22 23
Min/Max RH       26      69    19      52    18      64    21      56    17
RH            33 37 52   69 25 27 40   50 24 28 46   63 29 31 44   54 22 26
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ026-121130-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      30          61          34          70          34
Temp          74 57 45 39 35 30 36 54 61 50 43 40 37 34 41 62 70 56 46 42 38 34
Dewpt         13 16 16 16 17 20 22 21 18 18 16 17 17 18 20 19 18 20 20 21 21 23
Max/Min RH                   69          18          55          14          66
RH            10 20 31 38 48 65 57 27 19 27 33 39 44 51 43 19 14 24 35 43 50 63
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9  6  6  8  6  5  4  4  6  4  6  8  6  6  6  9  8  4  5  6  9  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  5  2  1  2  1  1  3  4
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                  4     4     4     4     3     2     4     5     5     4
Mix Hgt                 0     0  2800  3100     0     0   800  2800     0     0
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W    SW     W     W     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     6     6     8     6     6     9     6     8     8
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          58      29    64      38    67      35    63      34    69
Temp          52 47 35   29 56 54 43   38 60 55 42   35 57 52 40   34 61 56
Dewpt         24 21 21   24 21 21 23   26 26 25 26   26 25 22 23   25 23 23
Min/Max RH       25      80    19      66    19      72    21      69    17
RH            33 36 56   80 25 27 44   61 27 32 53   68 29 31 50   68 23 27
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW    SW       N    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-121130-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      31          60          34          68          35
Temp          75 58 46 40 36 31 36 53 60 49 43 39 37 34 40 60 68 55 46 42 39 35
Dewpt         14 17 17 17 17 19 21 21 20 19 19 20 20 20 22 22 22 23 24 24 23 22
Max/Min RH                   65          21          60          17          62
RH            10 20 31 39 47 59 54 28 21 29 39 46 50 57 48 23 17 29 41 49 53 59
Wind Dir       W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N
Wind Spd       8  4  5  5  6  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  5  6  8 12 12  5  5  4  5  8
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     16 21 14  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  4  4  6  2  2  2  3  3
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                  4     4     4     4     4     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   100  2800  3400   100   100  1400  2500   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     W    SW     W     W    SW     W     N
T Wind Spd              9     9     5     6     8     9    13    16     6     9
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          59      30    63      38    67      37    63      35    70
Temp          53 48 36   30 55 53 43   38 60 55 43   37 57 52 41   35 62 58
Dewpt         25 22 22   23 21 22 25   26 29 30 31   24 27 24 24   26 24 25
Min/Max RH       25      75    20      65    24      66    24      70    18
RH            34 36 57   74 26 29 48   62 30 38 62   60 31 33 51   69 23 28
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW    SW       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-121130-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      27          58          30          65          31
Temp          71 54 42 36 32 27 33 51 58 47 40 36 33 30 37 57 65 52 43 38 35 31
Dewpt         10 14 15 15 15 15 18 17 14 15 14 15 16 17 19 19 17 18 19 19 19 19
Max/Min RH                   65          17          60          15          65
RH             9 20 33 41 49 59 54 26 17 27 35 42 49 57 48 22 15 26 38 46 52 60
Wind Dir      NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9  5  6  6  5  4  2  4  8  4  6  8  6  6  8 10 10  4  4  5  8  9
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     28 49 16  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1  2  3
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                  4     4     4     4     2     3     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   100  2100  3000   100   100  1100  2700   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W     W     W     W    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd              9     8     4     8     6     8    11    10     6     8
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          54      28    60      35    64      32    60      33    66
Temp          49 44 33   28 53 50 40   35 57 52 39   32 54 49 39   33 58 54
Dewpt         23 21 21   22 21 21 23   24 25 23 23   21 24 22 22   23 23 22
Min/Max RH       28      78    21      68    20      74    23      66    18
RH            36 40 60   77 29 31 50   63 28 32 53   63 31 34 51   65 25 28
PWind Dir         N       N    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-121130-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      30          61          34          70          35
Temp          74 57 45 39 35 30 36 54 61 50 43 40 37 34 41 62 70 56 47 42 39 35
Dewpt         13 16 17 17 18 20 21 21 18 18 17 17 17 18 21 20 19 20 22 22 22 23
Max/Min RH                   68          19          54          14          64
RH            10 20 32 39 50 64 54 27 19 27 34 39 44 50 44 20 14 24 37 44 50 61
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW NW NW  N  N
Wind Spd       9  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  4  6  6  6  6  6  9  9  4  5  6  9  9
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      3  9  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  6  2  1  1  1  1  2  3
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                  4     4     4     4     3     2     4     5     5     4
Mix Hgt               100   200  2800  3200   100   100  1300  3800   100   100
T Wind Dir              N    NW    NW     W    SW     W     W    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     8     6     6     6     6     9     8     8     8
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          59      30    65      39    68      36    63      35    70
Temp          53 48 36   30 57 55 44   39 61 56 43   36 57 52 41   35 62 58
Dewpt         24 22 22   24 21 22 24   27 27 26 27   25 25 24 24   25 24 23
Min/Max RH       25      79    18      65    20      70    21      68    17
RH            32 36 56   79 25 27 44   62 27 32 54   64 29 34 52   67 23 26
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-121130-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date           12/11/17      Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu
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                      24          58          29          66          29
Temp          69 51 39 33 29 24 30 50 58 47 39 35 32 29 36 57 66 52 42 37 33 29
Dewpt          8 15 16 16 16 16 19 17 15 16 15 15 16 17 19 18 17 19 19 19 19 20
Max/Min RH                   76          18          65          15          71
RH             9 23 38 48 58 70 62 26 18 29 37 43 51 60 49 21 15 27 40 48 56 68
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9  6  5  5  5  4  3  6  9  5  8  9  9  8  9 11 10  4  5  6  9  9
Clouds        CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      5 23  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  1  2  1  1  1  1  3  4
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                  4     4     4     3     3     4     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  2100  3300   100   100  1100  3800   100   100
T Wind Dir              N     N    NW     W     W     W     W     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     8     5     8     8    10    12     9     8     8
RFTI           3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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          54      25    61      34    63      30    59      31    66
Temp          48 43 31   25 53 50 40   34 56 50 37   30 52 48 37   31 58 53
Dewpt         23 21 21   23 21 21 23   24 23 22 23   23 23 22 22   23 22 22
Min/Max RH       28      91    21      68    20      80    24      72    18
RH            37 42 66   91 28 31 51   66 27 33 57   74 31 35 54   71 25 30
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     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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