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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

TXZ024-282230-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      97          73          98          73          98
TEMP          76 73 82 91 96 95 85 81 78 75 84 92 97 96 86 81 78 75 84 92 97 96
DEWPT         64 63 65 61 59 58 62 63 63 63 64 61 58 58 62 64 64 62 62 60 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   28          66          28          64          27
RH            68 72 57 37 29 29 46 54 59 66 51 36 28 28 45 55 62 64 48 34 28 28
WIND DIR      SW  N  N  E  E SE  S  S  S NE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  W SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  9  9  6  9  9  8  8  8 10  9  8  8 10 10  6  4  6 10  9 11 12
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41  9  8 12 20 16 23 18 42 44 45 51 56 61 55 47 39 33 35 38 41 43
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S                                      S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                                      S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     3     4     4     3     2     3     3     3
MIX HGT              8900 10500  5600  1000 10400 12100  7100  1200 11100 12100
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     S     S     E    NE    SW     S
T WIND SPD              3     9    11    12    11     9    16     2    13    17
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74      98      74      98      74      99      73      99
TEMP          82 76 92 96 82 76 93 96 82 76 93 96 81 75 93 96
DEWPT         60 61 60 56 59 60 59 55 57 59 58 55 58 59 56 55
MAX/MIN RH
RH            47 59 34 26 45 58 33 25 43 56 31 25 46 56 30 26
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5      10       5       5

$$

TXZ026-282230-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      98          74          99          74          99
TEMP          77 74 83 92 97 96 86 82 79 76 85 93 98 97 87 82 79 76 85 93 98 96
DEWPT         66 66 67 65 62 61 64 65 64 64 66 64 62 60 65 65 65 64 65 63 61 60
MIN/MAX RH                   31          66          30          66          29
RH            69 76 59 41 32 32 48 56 60 66 53 38 31 30 48 56 62 66 51 37 30 30
WIND DIR       S  N  N  E  E SE  S  S SE NE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  5  6  6  8  9  9  8  5 13  9  9  8 10 12  8  5  5  6  9 11 12
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 12 11 15 19 15 24 14 43 53 51 53 55 56 50 42 34 27 31 35 39 42
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S              S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S              S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     3     3
MIX HGT              7900 10100  6000   900  8300 11200  6700   400  8700 12000
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S    SE     S     S     E     N    SW     S
T WIND SPD              3     9    11    11    14     9    17     3    10    17
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74     100      76     100      76     101      74     100
TEMP          82 76 94 98 84 78 94 98 84 78 95 98 82 76 94 97
DEWPT         61 62 63 59 61 62 62 57 59 60 60 57 58 59 59 57
MAX/MIN RH
RH            49 62 36 28 46 58 35 26 43 54 31 26 44 56 31 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

TXZ043-282230-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      99          74         100          74         100
TEMP          77 74 83 93 98 96 87 82 79 76 85 94 99 97 87 82 79 76 85 94 99 97
DEWPT         64 65 66 63 61 61 63 64 64 64 66 63 60 60 61 61 62 62 65 62 59 58
MIN/MAX RH                   30          66          28          62          27
RH            64 74 57 37 30 32 45 55 60 66 53 37 29 30 42 49 56 62 51 35 27 28
WIND DIR       S  N NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  3  6  8  9  9  6  6  8  6 11  8  9  9  9  9  6  5 10  9 10 10
CLOUDS        B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     52 29 25 39 42 32 16  6 13 21 39 42 44 46 42 36 31 26 30 34 39 42
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     4     4     4     3     2     3     3     2
MIX HGT              9500 11600  6600   400  8500 11000  7600   400  8800 11600
T WIND DIR             NW    SE     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD              2     8    11     9    13    11    16    10    16    16
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            75     100      75     101      75     101      75     101
TEMP          83 77 94 97 83 77 95 98 83 77 95 98 83 77 95 98
DEWPT         60 62 62 57 59 63 61 55 56 60 60 55 56 59 59 56
MAX/MIN RH
RH            46 60 35 27 44 62 33 24 40 56 31 24 40 55 30 25
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ035-282230-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      97          70          97          71          97
TEMP          74 72 81 91 96 94 84 79 75 72 81 91 96 94 84 79 76 73 82 91 96 94
DEWPT         62 62 63 58 56 55 59 60 61 61 62 59 55 54 58 59 60 60 61 59 55 54
MIN/MAX RH                   25          68          25          64          25
RH            66 71 54 33 26 27 43 52 62 68 53 34 25 26 41 50 58 64 49 34 25 26
WIND DIR       S  N NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  6  8  8  9 10  9  8 10  4 11 10 10 10 10 10  8  6 12 11 12 13
CLOUDS        B1 FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     54 17 13 20 32 28 20 10 21 31 36 45 54 62 56 50 43 38 38 38 39 39
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S                                      S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                                      S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     4     5     5     4     2     3     3     3
MIX HGT              9900 11900  6900   300  8000 11400  7200   200  9800 10900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD              3     9    11     9    12    10     6     8    14    16
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            72      97      73      98      72      97      72      98
TEMP          80 74 91 95 81 75 92 95 80 74 91 94 80 74 92 95
DEWPT         57 59 58 53 56 59 58 53 56 57 57 53 55 57 56 53
MAX/MIN RH
RH            45 59 33 24 42 58 32 24 44 55 32 25 42 55 30 24
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5      10       5      10

$$

TXZ031-282230-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      99          74         100          74         100
TEMP          77 74 83 93 98 96 87 82 79 76 85 94 99 97 87 82 79 76 85 94 99 97
DEWPT         66 66 67 64 62 61 64 65 64 64 65 64 61 60 65 65 65 64 64 63 61 60
MIN/MAX RH                   30          66          28          66          28
RH            69 76 59 38 31 32 46 56 60 66 51 37 29 30 48 56 62 66 50 36 29 30
WIND DIR       S  N  N  E  E SE  S  S  S NE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  9  8  9 10  9  8  9 10  9  9  9  9 11  8  5  5  8  9 11 12
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 15 14 19 24 19 23 10 35 40 45 48 51 53 47 41 34 28 31 35 39 42
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S                                      S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                                      S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8200 10800  6600  1000  9000 12100  6700   600  9400 12000
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S    SE     S     S     E     W    SW     S
T WIND SPD              2     9    11    12    13    10    14     3    12    17
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            75     100      76     101      75     101      74     101
TEMP          83 77 94 98 84 78 95 98 83 77 95 98 83 76 95 98
DEWPT         61 62 62 59 61 62 62 57 58 60 60 57 58 59 59 57
MAX/MIN RH
RH            48 61 35 28 46 58 34 26 43 56 31 26 43 56 30 26
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ029-282230-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
312 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      95          69          96          69          96
TEMP          72 69 78 89 94 92 82 77 74 71 80 90 95 93 83 78 74 71 80 90 95 93
DEWPT         63 61 63 59 56 56 60 60 61 61 62 59 56 56 59 60 61 60 61 59 57 55
MIN/MAX RH                   28          71          27          68          27
RH            73 76 60 37 28 30 47 56 64 71 54 35 27 29 44 54 64 68 52 35 28 28
WIND DIR       S  N NE  E  E SE  S  S SW  N SW SW  S  S SE SE SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  5  8  6  8  9  8  8 11  2 11  9  9  9  8  6  4  5 11 10 12 11
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     45 10  9 13 23 20 21 17 33 39 42 49 56 61 56 49 42 37 38 40 41 43
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS     S                                      S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                                      S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              9800 12000  6900   400  9400 11900  7300   400 10600 11500
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S    SW    SW    SE     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD              3     9    11     9    12    10     6     5    14    16
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          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            70      96      71      97      71      96      70      96
TEMP          78 72 90 93 79 73 91 94 79 73 90 93 78 72 90 93
DEWPT         58 59 58 54 57 59 58 54 56 58 57 53 56 57 55 54
MAX/MIN RH
RH            50 64 34 27 47 62 33 26 45 59 33 26 47 59 31 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5      10       5      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 INDX...........................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 FOR ACCUMULATING 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(FT 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).....................PASQUILL 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
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
     EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS



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