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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

TXZ024-171015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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                      42          72          41          73          47
Temp          68 66 55 50 46 43 47 62 70 68 55 49 45 42 46 62 69 68 59 54 51 49
Dewpt         27 28 31 30 31 32 32 32 29 31 32 35 34 35 36 39 39 41 45 47 47 46
Max/Min RH                   64          22          73          29          93
RH            22 27 41 48 57 64 57 32 22 24 43 58 63 73 65 40 29 34 57 72 80 87
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  N NW  N NW NE SE SE SE SE  E  E
Wind Spd      11  8  9 10 10 11 12 12 12  5  4  4  4  5  5  4  6  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     27 30 12 18 13 18 11  9  3  3  3 12 19 26 25 23 35 47 57 67 77 86
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    L
TSTMS                                                                         L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt               300   300  3600  6700   200   200  2300  4000  1600   300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     S    SE     N     E    SE    SE     E
T Wind Spd             11    13    17    10     5     2     4    11     9     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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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      48    71      45    73      44    75      45    75
Temp          61 64 55   51 63 66 52   46 63 67 53   47 66 71 53   46 67 72
Dewpt         51 55 54   50 42 40 43   39 40 38 41   38 39 37 40   37 33 29
Min/Max RH       64      85    29      65    25      67    26      70    18
RH            75 65 85   78 37 30 59   64 34 26 59   66 34 29 62   69 31 18
PWind Dir        SE      SW     W       N     N      SW     E       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV   OV B2 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         60      40     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-171015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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                      42          72          41          72          47
Temp          69 67 55 50 46 43 47 63 71 69 55 49 45 42 46 61 68 67 58 54 51 50
Dewpt         29 30 31 32 33 33 36 36 34 36 38 39 39 39 43 44 44 45 48 46 48 45
Max/Min RH                   69          27          87          38          95
RH            22 27 42 50 61 69 63 38 28 30 51 65 76 84 82 51 38 42 62 71 87 87
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE SE  E  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      12 10  9  9  9  9 11 13 14  6  6  4  4  5  6  5  5  5  6  5  6  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     26 30  8 16 21 24 18 11  4  5  2  8 14 19 29 38 41 43 53 62 72 81
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    L
TSTMS                                                                         L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   200  2900  5600     0     0  2000  3300   500   500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S    SE     E    NE    SE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             11    12    14    13     8     4     6     9     9    10
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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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      49    71      45    74      45    75      46    75
Temp          62 66 56   52 64 67 52   46 63 68 53   46 66 71 54   47 67 72
Dewpt         53 56 54   49 47 44 44   41 44 41 42   40 42 39 41   40 38 30
Min/Max RH       67      86    35      70    29      73    31      73    25
RH            74 68 86   81 46 37 65   70 39 31 64   73 39 32 62   73 39 25
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW      SW     N       E    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         60      60     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-171015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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          73          43          77          49
Temp          67 65 55 51 48 45 49 64 72 70 57 51 47 44 48 65 72 70 60 56 52 51
Dewpt         28 29 33 35 36 36 37 36 32 33 35 36 37 36 39 41 39 42 43 45 45 45
Max/Min RH                   73          23          71          25          96
RH            23 28 46 53 64 72 66 36 24 24 43 52 65 70 65 36 25 29 46 60 75 86
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE SW NW NW NW  N  E  E  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      12  8  6 10 10 10 13 16 16  6  5  4  4  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  5  5
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     34 26 34 41 52 38 35 26 15 11  2 10 15 19 27 34 40 46 56 66 75 83
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    L
TSTMS                                                                         L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  4     3     3     4     5     5     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   300  3300  6700   100   100  1900  3800   200   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S    SE    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             11    16    20    12     6     4     8     8     8     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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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          69      49    71      45    73      46    75      48    78
Temp          63 66 56   51 63 66 52   46 63 67 53   47 67 72 56   49 68 73
Dewpt         56 56 54   50 45 44 45   44 46 44 44   42 45 42 43   42 38 32
Min/Max RH       61      86    33      81    31      75    31      76    21
RH            80 62 82   85 42 35 64   81 43 33 66   75 42 32 63   76 36 21
PWind Dir        SE      SW     W       W     N       N     N       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12hr         70      50     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-171015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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          71          39          75          46
Temp          66 64 52 46 42 40 44 61 70 67 54 48 43 41 45 63 71 69 58 53 50 48
Dewpt         23 23 26 28 29 29 30 30 26 28 29 31 30 30 33 33 31 33 39 41 41 41
Max/Min RH                   68          19          64          19          85
RH            19 23 37 49 62 68 56 30 19 22 37 49 56 63 60 29 19 23 43 57 66 75
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  N NW NW NW NW NE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      12 10  9 11 10  9 12 17 17  8  5  6  6  6  5  4  6  9  9  8  8  8
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     37 28 30 30 31 21 21  9 12 11  5 16 23 30 32 33 41 48 55 62 72 82
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  4     3     5     4     5     5     4     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1100   300  4300  6900   200   100  3000  4600  1600   300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW    SW    SE     N    NE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11    11    14    12     4     4     4    12    11    10
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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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      43    69      40    72      41    75      44    75
Temp          59 63 50   45 60 64 48   42 61 66 49   43 65 71 52   45 66 72
Dewpt         51 50 48   40 39 37 39   36 39 33 36   36 38 32 36   35 30 23
Min/Max RH       51      72    26      69    22      66    21      65    14
RH            77 52 71   70 36 28 56   69 32 22 52   66 33 22 53   64 25 14
PWind Dir        SE      SW     W       N     N      NE    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         50      20     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-171015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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          74          41          74          47
Temp          69 67 56 51 47 44 48 64 72 69 56 50 45 42 46 63 70 68 59 55 52 50
Dewpt         29 30 32 33 34 34 37 36 33 35 39 39 39 39 42 46 46 46 48 47 49 46
Max/Min RH                   73          24          83          36          95
RH            22 26 44 52 64 73 66 37 25 27 51 63 76 81 77 50 36 40 60 73 89 89
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE SE NW  N  N NE  E  E SE  E  E  E
Wind Spd      13 10  9  9 10 10 12 13 14  6  5  4  4  5  5  4  5  5  5  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     30 30 15 28 26 27 23 14  6  5  2  9 15 21 29 36 41 46 55 64 73 82
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    L
TSTMS                                                                         L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   400  3100  5800   200   200  2000  3400   900   300
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S    SE     E    NE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11    16    18    13     8     3     6     9     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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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      49    73      44    75      44    76      47    76
Temp          63 67 57   53 65 68 52   46 64 69 53   46 67 73 55   47 68 73
Dewpt         55 58 55   51 48 44 45   43 46 42 43   42 43 40 43   42 38 32
Min/Max RH       70      89    33      76    29      78    30      78    24
RH            83 72 88   86 45 35 68   76 40 31 68   78 40 32 65   78 36 24
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW      SW     N      SE     N       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         60      60     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-171015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
250 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

Date           02/16/17      Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun
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                      37          69          37          73          44
Temp          66 64 51 46 41 39 42 60 68 65 52 46 41 39 43 60 68 66 56 52 48 47
Dewpt         25 25 27 28 29 29 30 30 27 29 29 31 31 31 32 34 33 36 40 41 43 41
Max/Min RH                   68          21          68          22          91
RH            21 24 38 49 62 68 62 32 21 24 42 53 63 68 62 33 22 28 50 64 74 80
Wind Dir      SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SE  E NW NW  N NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13  9  6  8  8  8 11 13 13  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  8  6  5  6  6
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     30 32 17 17 12 13 10  5  2  5  4 15 23 30 30 29 39 49 57 64 73 81
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     5     5     5     4     4     2     2     3
Mix Hgt               200   200  3800  6000   200   100  3400  5000  1100   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     S    SE     E    SE     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11    11    16    11     6     2     5    13    11    10
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           02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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      42    68      40    71      39    74      43    73
Temp          58 62 50   45 59 63 47   41 60 65 49   42 63 69 51   44 65 71
Dewpt         51 51 47   42 40 39 38   37 38 34 35   35 38 33 35   33 31 26
Min/Max RH       57      78    28      69    23      68    23      67    17
RH            77 58 73   76 38 29 58   69 33 24 53   68 33 24 53   67 30 17
PWind Dir        SE      SW     W       N     N       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         50      20     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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