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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

TXZ024-212215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      82          45          72          47          79
Temp             62 69 79 82 71 58 52 49 45 55 67 72 64 56 52 50 47 59 74 79 69
Dewpt            60 59 48 40 40 38 34 30 31 29 21 23 31 32 32 30 34 34 33 35 38
Min/Max RH                   23          55          16          64          19
RH               94 70 34 22 33 47 48 47 57 37 17 16 29 41 47 46 60 39 22 20 32
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW  S SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd         13 14 13 16 19 13  6  6  4  5  3  4  3  4  5  6  8  8  8 10  6
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        44 48 29 32 34  9  7  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
PoP 12hr                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              6400  9000  1900   500  4800  5900   200   100  4200  6400
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N    NW     N     N     S     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             20    20    25     8     8     8     4     6     9    14
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          48    67      45    77      56    79      42    57
Temp          54 48 64 60   49 45 72 70   60 56 75 68   49 42 54 50
Dewpt         37 36 26 32   34 36 36 36   37 40 34 36   33 30 25 26
Max/Min RH       67    24      70    23      57    16      56    26
RH            52 62 24 34   55 69 27 28   43 54 22 31   53 61 32 38
PWind Dir         N     N      NW    SW      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ026-212215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      85          48          74          48          81
Temp             63 71 81 85 74 61 55 52 48 58 70 74 66 57 53 51 48 60 75 81 71
Dewpt            60 61 57 47 46 43 38 35 34 33 28 27 31 33 34 35 35 37 38 37 39
Min/Max RH                   28          60          17          65          21
RH               89 70 44 27 37 52 52 52 57 39 21 17 27 40 48 54 60 42 26 21 31
Wind Dir          S  S SW  W  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW SW  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd         12 13 13 16 19 17 12  6  6  6  5  6  3  5  5  4  5  6  6 11  8
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        52 55 49 45 47 24 10  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
PoP 12hr                     30          10           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C
TSTMS                   C  C
LAL                     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              3200  9500  2300  1000  5200  6300   100   100  4600  6100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NE     S     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             17    17    28     9    10    10     3     4     8    13
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          50    70      45    79      56    81      44    59
Temp          56 50 67 62   50 45 73 72   61 56 77 70   51 44 56 52
Dewpt         41 37 30 31   33 35 39 39   40 42 37 39   35 30 27 26
Max/Min RH       60    23      73    24      61    21      52    27
RH            57 60 25 31   52 67 29 30   46 59 24 33   53 57 32 36
PWind Dir         N     N      NW    SW      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ043-212215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          50          74          48          83
Temp             64 73 84 88 76 63 58 54 50 59 70 74 66 57 53 51 48 61 77 83 72
Dewpt            62 62 58 50 48 47 42 37 34 33 27 25 29 30 31 33 33 34 34 34 36
Min/Max RH                   28          59          16          58          17
RH               93 69 42 27 37 55 56 53 53 37 20 16 25 35 43 50 56 37 21 17 27
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S SW  W  W  W  N NE
Wind Spd         12 16 16 16 11 16 12  9  8  8  8  5  3  4  4  4  5  6  8  8  5
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        49 43 48 43 51 42 11  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
PoP 12hr                     20          30           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.02           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS              S  S  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  C  C
LAL                     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              4200 11000  1500   300  5000  6300   200   100  5400  6300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     N     N     N    NE    SE     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             20    19    21     9    16    13     4     5     9    12
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          49    71      45    79      55    84      46    59
Temp          56 49 67 63   50 45 73 72   60 55 79 72   54 46 57 52
Dewpt         41 38 29 30   34 35 34 35   40 42 37 34   39 31 25 24
Max/Min RH       68    22      70    20      64    18      54    25
RH            57 66 24 29   52 67 24 26   48 61 22 24   58 56 29 32
PWind Dir        NE     N      NW    SW      SW    SW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-212215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      81          43          72          45          79
Temp             60 68 77 81 69 56 51 47 43 54 67 72 64 54 50 48 45 58 73 79 69
Dewpt            59 57 47 40 37 38 35 33 31 29 24 26 29 32 31 33 33 34 35 34 36
Min/Max RH                   24          59          17          65          20
RH               96 68 34 23 31 50 55 58 61 38 19 18 27 42 47 56 62 41 25 20 30
Wind Dir          S SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE
Wind Spd         12 13 18 19 13 16 10  6  5  5  4  5  4  5  6  5  6  8  8  9  9
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        51 42 26 28 22  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              6100  8800  1000   300  4400  5700   200   100  4100  6200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NW    SW     W    NW    NE
T Wind Spd             17    13    16     8     8     6     2     3     9    13
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          46    67      43    76      53    79      41    56
Temp          53 46 63 60   48 43 70 69   58 53 75 67   49 41 53 50
Dewpt         38 38 30 34   34 35 35 34   36 38 32 33   35 30 26 24
Max/Min RH       72    25      73    22      63    17      56    29
RH            57 73 28 38   59 72 27 27   44 56 21 28   59 64 34 36
PWind Dir        NE     N       W    SW      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-212215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      86          47          75          47          82
Temp             64 72 82 86 74 61 55 51 47 57 70 75 66 57 53 50 47 60 76 82 72
Dewpt            61 62 57 48 48 45 39 35 34 33 29 26 33 32 34 34 35 37 37 36 40
Min/Max RH                   26          60          17          68          20
RH               89 69 42 27 39 56 55 53 59 40 21 16 29 39 49 54 62 42 24 19 31
Wind Dir          S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW  S  S SW  W  W NW NW  N NE
Wind Spd         12 13 14 16 18 16 11  9  6  8  6  5  3  4  5  5  5  8  6 10  6
Clouds           SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        49 51 49 43 49 27  8  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
PoP 12hr                     30          20           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.04           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S
LAL                     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              3200 10100  1100   800  5100  6100   400   200  4700  6100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N    NW     N     N     S     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             20    17    20     9    11     9     4     5     9    12
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          49    71      45    80      57    83      45    59
Temp          56 49 67 63   50 45 74 73   62 57 79 71   53 45 57 52
Dewpt         41 38 30 32   35 36 38 39   40 42 37 39   36 31 27 26
Max/Min RH       66    23      71    23      61    19      52    26
RH            59 64 25 31   56 69 27 29   45 58 22 32   54 58 32 35
PWind Dir         N     N      NW    SW      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-212215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
408 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

Date             Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17            Mon 10/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      78          40          69          43          77
Temp             57 65 74 78 66 53 48 44 40 51 64 69 61 52 48 46 43 56 71 77 67
Dewpt            57 56 45 38 36 37 34 32 31 29 23 24 29 31 31 33 33 35 34 33 36
Min/Max RH                   23          63          17          73          20
RH              100 73 35 24 33 54 59 62 69 43 21 18 30 44 51 60 67 46 25 20 32
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd         11 13 16 17 17 14  9  4  4  4  4  6  4  4  4  4  5  5  8  9  6
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        51 37 21 25 23  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              6200  8300  1300   500  4500  5700   200   100  4000  6100
T Wind Dir             SW     W     N     N     N    NW    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             19    19    20     8     8     5     3     4     8    14
RFTI              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


Date          Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17
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          44    65      42    74      52    75      37    54
Temp          51 44 61 58   47 42 69 67   56 52 71 63   45 37 51 48
Dewpt         39 36 30 34   35 35 37 34   37 39 31 34   35 28 26 26
Max/Min RH       75    27      79    23      65    17      64    32
RH            64 72 30 40   64 75 31 29   48 61 23 33   69 68 37 42
PWind Dir        NE     N      NW    SW      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

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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