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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

TXZ024-181015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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                      50          58          31          61          37
Temp             74 66 65 64 58 52 56 58 49 39 35 33 31 41 57 61 51 42 40 38 37
Dewpt            27 28 29 31 32 29 25 21 18 17 17 18 19 20 19 19 20 22 22 21 22
Max/Min RH                   46          23          61          19          54
RH               17 24 27 29 38 41 30 23 29 41 48 54 60 44 23 19 29 45 48 49 54
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd         13 13 13 18 24 27 24 16  6  3  3  3  4  5 10 11  8  9  9 10 10
Clouds           FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        21 25 28 20 11  7  3  2  1  1  1  2  2  5  9 12 16 13 11  8  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   600  4700  6100   200   100  4400  5400   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             11    20    36    17     5     5     6    12     9     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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          70      43    63      35    58      39    68      45    72
Temp          61 60 47   43 59 53 40   35 52 50 41   39 62 58 47   45 66 62
Dewpt         27 29 27   26 27 27 28   27 25 28 30   31 33 37 38   36 36 37
Min/Max RH       21      50    25      72    28      72    28      71    27
RH            27 31 46   50 29 36 62   72 34 43 67   71 33 46 71   71 33 39
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       N    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-181015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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                      50          60          32          61          36
Temp             75 63 60 58 55 52 58 60 50 41 37 34 32 42 57 60 51 43 39 37 36
Dewpt            29 30 31 34 35 32 27 23 20 19 19 20 21 21 19 19 21 23 23 24 24
Max/Min RH                   52          23          63          19          61
RH               18 29 33 40 46 47 30 24 30 41 48 55 63 43 22 20 30 45 51 58 60
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         13 12 13 14 23 28 25 18  8  3  4  3  3  4  9 11  9  9  8  8  8
Clouds           FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        19 25 31 21 11  7  3  2  1  1  1  2  2  4  7 10 12 12 11 11 10
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt                 0   300  4500  5600   100     0  4300  5200   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N    NW    NW     W     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9    12    34    18     4     5     4    11     9     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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      42    64      36    57      38    67      44    71
Temp          61 59 46   42 60 54 40   36 52 49 40   39 62 58 47   45 65 63
Dewpt         27 32 34   31 30 30 28   26 22 26 27   29 33 37 37   37 38 38
Min/Max RH       22      67    28      67    27      70    30      76    30
RH            27 36 63   64 32 39 61   67 30 40 60   68 34 45 69   74 37 40
PWind Dir         S      SW     N       N    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-181015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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                      56          62          33          61          36
Temp             78 68 64 60 56 58 60 62 54 45 40 36 34 44 56 61 54 45 42 38 37
Dewpt            39 35 34 36 37 33 27 25 24 23 21 21 23 25 20 19 22 25 25 25 26
Max/Min RH                   49          24          65          19          67
RH               25 30 31 40 49 38 29 25 31 41 47 55 65 49 25 19 28 45 51 60 65
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         11 13 13 11 12 24 23 18  8  2  3  3  4  4  5  6  5  6  5  5  5
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        15 14 13 16 19 13  7  6  5  5  4  3  3  6 10 15 18 16 13 11  8
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   100  4700  5400   200   100  4300  4900   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             13    12    35    20     4     5     4     8     6     6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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      45    65      37    58      39    67      44    72
Temp          59 63 50   45 61 59 45   37 52 53 43   39 60 61 48   44 65 65
Dewpt         29 34 36   34 34 34 31   28 26 28 30   31 35 37 37   36 39 38
Min/Max RH       26      65    31      70    31      75    32      73    30
RH            32 33 59   64 36 38 58   70 36 38 60   73 38 41 63   73 38 37
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N       N    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-181015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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                      48          58          28          59          34
Temp             74 65 59 56 55 49 54 57 50 39 33 30 28 37 52 59 50 43 39 35 34
Dewpt            27 27 28 31 32 27 21 19 19 18 16 16 19 23 18 18 19 22 22 22 23
Max/Min RH                   47          23          69          20          64
RH               17 24 30 38 42 41 27 23 29 42 49 57 68 57 26 20 29 43 51 58 63
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd         13 13 16 14 19 27 25 17  6  2  3  3  4  5 11 12  9  9  9  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        19 19 20 19 18 11  4  3  2  2  2  2  3  7 12 18 22 18 13  8  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   200  4800  5800   200   100  3300  4300   200   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    SW    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             12    16    35    17     4     3     6    11     9     9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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      42    64      33    59      38    67      41    71
Temp          59 62 46   42 59 55 40   33 53 54 41   38 60 57 44   42 64 63
Dewpt         27 26 29   24 23 25 27   26 26 29 31   30 32 34 35   33 35 34
Min/Max RH       20      54    21      75    29      73    28      76    27
RH            30 25 52   48 25 31 59   75 35 38 66   72 35 41 71   71 34 34
PWind Dir        SW       W     N      NE    SW      SW     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-181015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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                      53          61          32          63          36
Temp             75 66 63 59 58 55 59 61 50 43 37 34 32 44 58 63 53 44 40 38 37
Dewpt            31 31 31 33 35 32 28 25 21 20 20 21 22 21 18 19 22 23 24 24 24
Max/Min RH                   48          25          66          17          61
RH               20 27 30 38 42 42 31 25 31 40 50 58 65 41 21 18 30 43 53 57 60
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         12 13 14 13 21 28 26 18  8  4  4  3  3  4  9 10  8  8  8  8  8
Clouds           FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        15 20 26 19 12  8  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  5  8 11 14 13 11 10  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               200   400  4700  5700   200   100  4500  5400   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N    NW     W    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11    12    35    18     4     5     3    10     9     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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      43    65      36    58      39    69      44    73
Temp          62 60 48   43 62 55 41   36 53 51 41   40 64 59 47   45 68 63
Dewpt         27 33 34   29 31 30 29   27 23 26 28   31 33 37 38   37 38 38
Min/Max RH       23      60    28      69    27      73    27      75    28
RH            27 36 60   57 31 39 61   68 30 39 60   71 32 44 69   74 33 40
PWind Dir         S      SW     N       N    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-181015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
315 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date           11/17/17      Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon
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          55          28          58          34
Temp             71 62 59 57 52 48 53 55 46 38 33 29 28 38 53 58 49 41 37 35 34
Dewpt            27 27 28 30 30 26 21 19 18 18 17 17 19 22 19 19 19 22 22 23 23
Max/Min RH                   49          24          67          22          64
RH               19 26 30 35 42 41 28 24 32 44 52 59 67 51 26 22 30 47 53 60 63
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         11 11 13 16 21 27 24 16  5  2  2  3  4  5 12 12  8  9  9 10  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        21 23 24 19 14  8  3  2  1  1  1  2  2  6 10 15 19 16 12  8  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag
Wind                          Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt               100   300  4800  6000   200   100  3600  4600   200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N    NW    SW    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             12    17    35    16     3     4     9    13    11    12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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      41    61      32    58      37    67      40    70
Temp          58 58 43   41 58 52 37   32 52 50 40   37 61 56 44   40 63 60
Dewpt         26 24 25   23 24 25 27   26 26 28 30   29 32 35 35   34 36 35
Min/Max RH       20      49    24      78    30      72    28      79    29
RH            29 27 48   48 27 35 67   77 36 42 67   72 34 44 72   78 36 38
PWind Dir        SW       W     N      NE    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW 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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