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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

TXZ024-151015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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          41          14          29          11
Temp          57 48 40 36 33 31 32 38 41 32 24 20 17 15 16 25 29 23 18 15 13 11
Dewpt         23 25 25 24 24 24 26 26 23 17 10  4  3  4  1 -2 -1  0  0 -1 -1 -1
Max/Min RH                   81          46          62          27          59
RH            27 40 56 63 70 76 80 62 49 54 54 49 54 62 50 30 27 36 45 48 53 58
Wind Dir      NE SE  S SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  5  8  6  6 13 19 20 18 14 12 11 10  6  5  4  4  4  5  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      2  2  2  0  4  7 32 56 66 76 79 81 75 69 43 42 23 14  9  4 11 18
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10           5           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  2400  3500  3500  2900  3500  4100   300   300
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6     9    14    25    18    16    12     8     5     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           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          37      22    52      29    67      41    63      34    50
Temp          30 32 25   22 44 45 34   29 57 59 46   42 57 54 40   35 46 43
Dewpt          2 11 12   16 24 28 28   26 26 27 27   28 28 25 23   24 18 16
Min/Max RH       27      85    37      89    22      61    25      66    25
RH            30 41 58   76 45 51 79   88 30 30 46   59 33 33 50   66 33 33
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ026-151015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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                      29          41          17          30          12
Temp          55 47 39 34 32 30 31 38 41 33 26 22 19 17 19 26 30 24 19 16 14 12
Dewpt         22 25 26 25 24 24 26 26 22 15  9  4  3  3 -1 -4 -3 -2 -4 -6 -4 -2
Max/Min RH                   85          41          52          23          52
RH            27 42 60 68 73 80 82 62 46 46 48 45 48 52 41 26 23 31 36 37 44 52
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E SE SE  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  4  4 13 20 21 18 14 13 13 12 10  8  8  4  4  5  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  0  5  7 29 50 65 79 81 82 77 72 43 38 14 10  8  5  9 12
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10           5           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               100     0  2500  3500  3400  3200  3900  4300  1300   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     N    NE    NE     N     N     N     E    SE
T Wind Spd              4     4    12    27    21    19    16    12     5     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          35      23    50      29    63      39    65      35    50
Temp          29 31 26   23 43 43 33   29 54 55 44   39 58 55 41   36 46 43
Dewpt         -2  6  9   14 22 27 28   26 29 30 31   30 31 27 26   26 19 18
Min/Max RH       23      76    37      91    29      70    25      68    28
RH            26 34 49   67 43 52 80   87 38 38 60   68 36 33 54   68 34 36
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S    SW       W    NW
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 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ043-151015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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          49          16          28          13
Temp          56 48 41 37 34 32 35 44 49 38 28 23 19 17 18 25 28 23 19 16 15 13
Dewpt         22 22 23 25 27 30 33 34 29 22 13  6  4  4 -1 -3 -2 -5 -6 -5 -3 -2
Max/Min RH                   99          43          56          25          50
RH            26 35 48 61 74 90 94 67 46 51 52 46 50 56 44 28 26 28 33 38 45 49
Wind Dir      SW SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       3  4  4  4  5  6  8 10 14 19 17 13 13 12 10  9  6  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      2  1  1  0  4  7 15 23 51 78 84 90 87 83 71 58 57 28 21 13 22 31
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10          10           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100   800  2400  3100  3100  3100  2800  1900  1900
T Wind Dir              S     W     W    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd              4     6     8    26    27    24    18    12     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           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          37      23    49      29    64      40    66      35    51
Temp          31 33 26   23 42 43 33   29 55 56 45   40 59 56 42   36 47 44
Dewpt         -2  6 11   16 26 28 29   28 32 31 35   36 33 27 26   27 21 19
Min/Max RH       21      83    44     100    29      85    25      71    28
RH            24 32 53   73 53 57 86   95 41 38 67   84 37 32 55   71 36 36
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ035-151015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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                      28          47          15          29          12
Temp          58 48 39 34 31 29 31 42 47 37 27 22 18 16 17 25 29 24 18 16 14 12
Dewpt         23 21 21 21 22 23 25 25 23 19 12  6  4  3  1  0  1  1  0 -1 -2 -2
Max/Min RH                   85          38          57          29          54
RH            26 33 48 58 69 79 79 51 38 48 53 50 53 57 48 33 29 37 44 47 49 52
Wind Dir       E SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  5  5  6  5  6 11 14 19 20 18 13 13 11  8  6  4  5  6  6  6  6
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  7  3  0  5  7 14 20 46 72 78 83 80 76 71 60 52 27 19 10 25 39
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10           5           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  2400  4000  3000  2500  2400  3200   300   300
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              5     6    11    27    20    18    12     6     5     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           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          35      23    51      28    66      38    61      30    49
Temp          29 31 26   23 43 44 33   28 56 57 44   39 55 51 37   31 44 42
Dewpt          3  8 12   16 23 26 26   24 26 25 26   27 28 22 24   20 17 13
Min/Max RH       29      80    36      87    21      66    24      66    24
RH            32 37 56   73 44 49 76   83 31 29 49   63 35 32 60   64 33 31
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ031-151015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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          44          17          31          12
Temp          57 48 40 36 33 31 32 40 44 35 27 23 20 18 19 27 31 25 19 16 14 12
Dewpt         22 25 26 25 25 25 26 26 22 16 10  5  4  3  0 -3 -4 -2 -2 -3 -2 -2
Max/Min RH                   84          40          53          21          53
RH            25 39 56 65 73 80 78 57 42 46 48 46 50 53 42 26 21 30 39 42 48 52
Wind Dir      SW SE  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  E  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  4  4  5 12 18 19 18 14 12 12 11  8  9  5  4  4  4  4  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  0  4  7 25 42 59 75 80 85 81 77 43 43 21 12  9  6 12 17
PoP 12hr                      0           5          10           5           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               200   100  2000  3600  3600  3300  4100  4500  1000   700
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW    NE    NE     N     N     N     E    SE
T Wind Spd              5     5    11    28    21    20    17    12     8     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           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          37      23    50      29    65      40    66      36    51
Temp          30 33 26   23 43 43 33   29 55 57 45   41 59 56 42   37 47 44
Dewpt         -2  7 10   15 24 28 29   28 29 31 31   31 31 27 25   26 20 19
Min/Max RH       22      80    40      94    27      69    25      65    28
RH            24 33 50   70 47 54 82   93 36 37 57   68 34 32 49   65 34 36
PWind Dir         S       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

TXZ029-151015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
236 PM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date           01/14/18      Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed
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          41          13          28          10
Temp          57 47 38 33 30 28 29 37 41 32 23 19 16 14 15 24 28 22 17 14 12 10
Dewpt         23 24 23 22 22 22 25 26 24 19 12  6  4  4  2  1  2  3  2  0  0  0
Max/Min RH                   88          47          65          32          63
RH            27 39 54 63 72 79 84 63 50 58 61 56 59 65 55 36 32 43 52 53 58 62
Wind Dir       E SE  S SW SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  4  5  4  5 13 19 20 18 14 12 11  9  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW SC
Clouds(%)      1  1  3  0  4  7 20 32 51 70 76 81 75 68 51 44 34 17 11  4 17 30
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10           5           0
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     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  2000  3200  3100  2500  2800  3600   200   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              6    10    16    27    19    17    11     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           01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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          36      21    52      27    65      36    60      28    48
Temp          29 31 24   21 44 44 32   28 55 56 42   37 54 50 35   29 43 41
Dewpt          3 12 13   17 23 28 27   24 26 26 26   26 27 24 23   21 17 15
Min/Max RH       29      91    36      88    23      67    26      73    26
RH            32 44 62   83 44 53 81   86 33 31 52   65 36 36 62   73 35 35
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5     5       0     0       0     5      10    10

$$

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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