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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

TXZ024-132300-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      69          33          51          29          57
Temp          45 39 45 62 69 55 45 41 37 33 36 47 51 42 36 34 31 29 34 51 57 48
Dewpt         11 14 15 17 16 18 20 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 27 24 21 20 20 19 19
Min/Max RH                   13          63          36          76          22
RH            25 34 30 17 13 24 37 40 48 57 58 40 36 52 68 76 74 71 55 30 22 32
Wind Dir       W  W  W  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd      14 12 14 14 14  8  4  4  5  6  8  9 11  6  6  8  9  8  8  8 11  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  9 28 50 73 80 63 20  7  2  0  1  0  2
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                  5     5     3     3     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2200  4400   100   100  4800  5100  1400   200  4100  5100
T Wind Dir             NW    NE    NW    NW     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W
T Wind Spd             14    16     6     6     9    16    14    10     9    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    64      34    49      29    59      33    62
Temp          38   33 57 52 40   34 46 41 33   29 52 49 38   33 55 52
Dewpt         19   21 20 27 28   26 23 22 21   21 20 22 22   23 22 24
Max/Min RH         62    21      71    34      72    23      66    22
RH            46   61 24 37 61   70 41 46 60   71 28 34 50   66 27 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      NW     W      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-132300-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      70          34          52          29          58
Temp          38 36 42 62 70 56 46 42 38 34 37 48 52 43 37 34 32 29 35 51 58 47
Dewpt         13 15 17 18 18 21 22 21 20 22 24 24 26 26 25 25 24 22 20 19 19 19
Min/Max RH                   14          64          35          74          22
RH            35 41 35 18 14 25 38 43 48 60 58 39 36 51 62 70 73 74 55 28 22 32
Wind Dir       W  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S
Wind Spd       9  8 10 14 13  8  4  5  5  5  8 10 12  8  6  6  8  6  8  6 10  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  9 30 44 70 76 64 22  4  1  0  1  0  2
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                  5     5     3     3     3     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1700  4100     0     0  4800  4900  1700   100  3300  4600
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N    NW     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W
T Wind Spd             11    14     5     6    10    16     9     9     9    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            31    64      35    51      29    59      32    62
Temp          37   31 56 53 41   35 47 42 34   29 52 48 38   32 55 52
Dewpt         20   21 22 29 31   26 26 24 22   22 23 23 23   23 24 25
Max/Min RH         66    22      69    36      75    25      69    24
RH            50   65 26 40 67   68 43 48 62   74 32 36 55   68 30 34
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NW     W      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-132300-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      71          33          54          30          57
Temp          36 35 42 63 71 56 46 41 37 33 37 49 54 45 38 35 33 30 35 51 57 46
Dewpt         15 17 20 19 15 18 22 23 23 22 23 25 24 23 24 25 24 22 21 20 19 19
Min/Max RH                   12          64          30          73          23
RH            42 47 41 18 12 22 38 47 56 63 56 38 31 43 57 67 71 72 56 30 23 33
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd       8  8 13 14 11  9  4  4  5  6  9 11 11  6  5  4  6  5  6  6  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  2  1 17 20 55 59 63 52 18  6  0  1  0  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                  5     5     5     3     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1200  3900   100   100  4600  5400  3100   400  4100  5300
T Wind Dir              W     N    NW     N     N     N     N     N     N     W
T Wind Spd             13    11     6     6    10    17    13    10    10    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            31    61      35    52      28    59      34    64
Temp          36   31 54 51 40   35 48 43 33   28 52 49 39   34 57 52
Dewpt         20   21 25 29 34   30 27 24 23   23 26 26 27   26 26 29
Max/Min RH         70    27      81    35      85    28      73    24
RH            52   67 32 43 76   80 43 47 67   81 36 40 61   72 30 40
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       5     0       5    10       0     0

$$

TXZ035-132300-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      68          29          51          25          55
Temp          29 28 36 59 68 53 42 37 33 29 33 46 51 41 34 30 28 25 31 48 55 45
Dewpt         11 13 15 15 14 16 19 18 18 18 20 22 21 22 23 23 21 19 19 20 19 18
Min/Max RH                   12          66          30          78          24
RH            47 52 42 18 12 23 39 45 53 62 58 38 30 47 64 73 75 77 61 32 24 34
Wind Dir       W  W  W NW  N NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       9  8 12 14 14 10  5  6  6  6 10 12 12 10  8  6  8  6  5  9 13 10
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  3  4  0  0  0  1  1  2 20 38 69 80 74 46 14  4  0  0  0  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              1300  3400   100   100  4500  5400  2800   400  3600  4500
T Wind Dir              W    NE     N     N    NE    NE     N     N    NW     W
T Wind Spd             11    14     5     6    10    16    16    10     6    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            29    64      32    48      26    58      30    63
Temp          34   29 56 52 39   32 44 39 31   26 51 47 36   30 55 51
Dewpt         19   20 20 26 24   24 23 22 21   19 20 19 21   20 21 22
Max/Min RH         69    21      72    36      74    22      66    20
RH            53   68 24 37 55   71 42 49 67   74 29 32 54   65 26 31
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N       N     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-132300-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      70          33          54          29          59
Temp          40 35 42 62 70 56 46 41 37 33 37 49 54 44 38 34 32 29 35 52 59 48
Dewpt         12 14 18 17 17 20 23 22 21 22 24 24 24 24 25 26 24 22 20 19 19 19
Min/Max RH                   13          65          32          76          21
RH            32 41 37 17 13 25 40 47 52 62 58 38 32 45 61 72 73 74 54 27 21 31
Wind Dir      SW SW  W NW NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S
Wind Spd       8  9 11 13 13  6  4  5  5  5  8  9 11  6  5  6  8  6  6  6  9  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  5  5 26 39 67 75 70 29  7  2  0  1  0  2
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                  5     5     3     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1900  4000   200   100  4900  5300  2400   300  3700  5000
T Wind Dir              W     N     N    NW     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W
T Wind Spd             11    14     5     6     9    17    13     9     9    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    65      35    53      29    61      33    64
Temp          38   33 58 53 41   35 49 44 34   29 54 50 39   33 57 54
Dewpt         20   21 22 29 31   27 26 24 22   23 22 23 23   24 23 25
Max/Min RH         62    22      72    34      79    22      69    22
RH            48   62 25 38 66   71 42 46 62   78 29 34 53   68 27 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-132300-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
323 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Date             Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      66          29          49          24          54
Temp          35 31 38 58 66 52 42 37 33 29 33 44 49 39 33 29 27 24 30 47 54 44
Dewpt         11 13 14 13 12 15 19 19 18 19 21 23 23 24 25 24 22 20 20 20 20 19
Min/Max RH                   12          69          36          84          26
RH            36 46 37 17 12 23 40 48 53 65 61 42 36 54 73 80 82 84 67 34 26 36
Wind Dir       W  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NW NW  N NW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd       9  8 13 14 16  8  4  4  5  5  8 11 11  8  5  6  6  5  5 10 13  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  6 23 48 74 81 67 32  6  2  0  1  0  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              2000  4000   100   100  4600  5200  2100   200  3600  4100
T Wind Dir             NW    NE     N     N    NE     N    NW    NW    NW     W
T Wind Spd             14    17     5     6    10    17    13     9     9    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            28    62      31    47      25    57      28    61
Temp          33   28 54 50 38   31 43 38 30   25 50 46 34   28 53 49
Dewpt         19   20 18 25 24   25 23 22 20   19 19 19 20   21 21 22
Max/Min RH         71    20      78    38      78    22      75    22
RH            55   71 24 37 58   77 44 51 67   77 29 34 56   74 28 34
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      NW     W       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     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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