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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

TXZ024-221030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          89          68          86          67
Temp          96 91 80 75 72 70 78 86 89 85 76 72 70 68 75 83 86 82 74 71 69 67
Dewpt         60 60 61 62 63 64 64 64 63 62 62 63 64 64 64 64 63 61 60 60 61 63
Max/Min RH                   82          42          88          45          87
RH            27 36 53 65 73 82 63 48 42 46 62 73 82 88 69 53 46 48 61 70 77 87
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12 11 11 11 10 10 11 12 12 12 12 11 10 11 12 13 13 13 11 10 10 11
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     32 36 26 16 21 26 23 21 24 26 31 35 46 57 60 62 60 58 68 78 79 80
PoP 12hr                     10           5           5          20          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S                                      S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S                                      S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               400   700  4400  6400  4200   500  5800  7900  4100  1900
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             12    16    19    21    13    11    18    25    26    25
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          81      64    78      58    69      56    70      55    72
Temp          79 78   67 64 76 74   62 58 67 66   59 56 68 67   58 55 69 69
Dewpt         64 64   63 63 66 65   61 57 60 60   57 55 60 59   54 52 54 55
Min/Max RH       56      99    66      99    74      97    71      89    55
RH            61 63   87 99 71 75   98 99 79 80   93 96 76 75   86 88 59 62
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         50      50    70      70    50      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ026-221030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      71          91          70          89          68
Temp          98 93 81 76 73 71 79 88 91 87 78 74 72 70 78 86 89 85 76 72 70 68
Dewpt         63 62 63 64 65 66 66 66 64 63 63 64 65 65 65 65 63 61 61 61 62 63
Max/Min RH                   84          41          84          41          84
RH            31 36 54 66 75 84 64 49 41 45 60 71 79 84 65 50 42 45 60 68 76 84
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 12 12 12 10  9 10 12 12 12 12 12 10  9 11 13 13 13 13 12 11 10
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     41 46 35 23 20 16 21 25 23 21 27 32 39 47 48 50 46 42 48 53 59 65
PoP 12hr                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S                                                        C
TSTMS          S  S  S                                                        C
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     4     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1500   500  4600  6800  4300   800  6700  8000  4100   900
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    16    17    21    13    12    18    25    18    18
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          86      65    79      60    70      57    72      55    74
Temp          83 82   69 65 77 75   64 60 68 67   60 57 69 69   58 55 71 70
Dewpt         63 62   62 63 66 67   63 60 62 62   59 57 62 62   56 52 55 56
Min/Max RH       45      93    67     100    76     100    73      93    53
RH            51 51   78 93 70 76   97100 80 83   98100 77 79   92 90 57 60
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30      50    60      80    60      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ043-221030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      71          92          69          90          68
Temp          97 92 81 76 73 71 80 88 92 87 78 74 71 69 78 86 90 86 76 72 70 68
Dewpt         61 59 60 63 65 66 66 65 63 61 62 64 65 65 64 62 60 59 60 61 62 63
Max/Min RH                   84          37          88          37          84
RH            30 33 50 64 75 84 63 46 38 41 59 73 82 88 64 45 38 41 57 68 76 84
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      12 11 11 11  9  6  9 11 12 12 12 11  9  8 10 12 13 12 11 10  9  9
Clouds        SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     47 55 34 15 16 18 23 29 30 32 31 29 37 44 46 47 46 44 45 46 55 64
PoP 12hr                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S                                                        C
TSTMS          C  S  S                                                        C
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5900   500  5300  7800  4700  1900  5900  7600  4800  1400
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             17    10    17    18    17    17    17    23    26    19
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          87      67    81      62    75      58    75      57    74
Temp          84 83   71 67 79 77   66 62 73 72   61 58 72 71   60 57 71 70
Dewpt         62 60   62 64 64 64   63 61 64 61   60 57 62 61   58 53 55 54
Min/Max RH       41      90    56      99    65      98    65      92    50
RH            48 45   74 90 61 64   92 99 74 69   95 96 71 70   91 87 57 57
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B1
PoP 12hr         30      50    60      80    70      60    40      20    20

$$

TXZ035-221030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      69          88          68          82          66
Temp          95 90 79 74 71 69 77 85 88 84 75 72 70 68 74 80 82 79 72 69 67 66
Dewpt         56 55 58 62 64 64 64 64 62 61 62 63 64 64 64 63 62 61 61 61 62 63
Max/Min RH                   84          42          87          51          90
RH            27 31 49 66 78 84 65 50 42 46 63 73 82 87 72 57 51 54 68 75 83 90
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 13 13 13 11 10 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 11 13 16 16 14 13 13 13 13
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)     33 34 25 16 21 26 27 27 29 31 37 42 55 68 71 73 72 71 76 82 86 90
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          30          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01        0.01
Rain SHWRS     S                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               400  1500  3300  5300  3500  1900  5500  7400  5100  1500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    20    20    21    13    17    24    27    29    20
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          77      62    76      57    69      55    71      53    70
Temp          75 74   65 62 74 72   61 57 67 66   58 55 68 67   57 53 67 66
Dewpt         65 65   61 62 65 65   60 57 59 60   56 54 58 58   53 50 53 55
Min/Max RH       67     100    71     100    73      96    66      89    58
RH            71 74   87100 74 78   97100 76 80   94 96 70 72   88 89 60 67
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2   B2 B2 OV B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         50      50    70      70    60      50    30      20    20

$$

TXZ031-221030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      71          92          69          90          68
Temp          99 93 81 77 74 71 80 88 92 87 78 74 71 69 78 86 90 86 76 72 70 68
Dewpt         63 62 63 64 65 65 66 66 65 63 63 64 65 65 65 64 62 60 60 61 63 64
Max/Min RH                   82          40          87          39          86
RH            29 35 54 65 75 82 63 48 41 44 61 72 81 87 66 48 40 43 58 68 78 86
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 12 12 12 10  9 10 12 12 12 12 12 10  9 11 13 13 13 12 11 10 10
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     41 48 34 21 17 14 20 25 23 22 27 33 39 46 47 48 47 45 49 53 60 66
PoP 12hr                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S                                                        C
TSTMS          C  S  S                                                        C
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     4     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4500   400  4800  7000  4600  1000  6800  8100  4200  1200
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             16    11    17    20    13    16    18    24    21    18
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          86      65    80      60    70      58    73      56    75
Temp          83 82   69 65 77 76   64 60 68 68   60 58 70 70   59 56 72 71
Dewpt         63 63   62 64 67 68   63 60 63 63   59 57 62 63   56 52 56 56
Min/Max RH       46      95    66      98    79      98    71      94    53
RH            51 53   77 94 69 75   95 97 82 85   95 96 75 80   89 88 59 60
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         30      50    70      80    60      50    30      20    20

$$

TXZ029-221030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
307 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Date           09/21/17      Fri 09/22/17            Sat 09/23/17            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
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          88          65          82          63
Temp          92 87 76 72 69 67 76 84 88 83 74 70 67 65 72 79 82 78 70 67 65 63
Dewpt         55 54 57 61 62 63 64 64 62 60 60 61 62 63 63 63 62 60 60 60 60 61
Max/Min RH                   87          41          93          49          93
RH            28 32 51 68 78 87 67 50 42 45 63 74 84 93 73 58 51 54 70 79 85 93
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11 11 11 10  9  9 11 13 13 12 12 11 10 10 12 13 14 13 12 10 10 11
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)     27 38 27 16 21 26 24 22 27 32 38 44 56 68 69 70 70 70 77 84 86 88
PoP 12hr                     10          10          10          30          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS     S                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               300  1600  3100  5500  3200  1200  4900  7700  4200  1800
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11    19    23    21    13    16    23    28    24    21
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           09/24  Mon 09/25/17  Tue 09/26/17  Wed 09/27/17  Thu 09/28/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          76      61    75      56    67      54    69      52    69
Temp          74 73   64 61 73 71   60 56 65 64   57 54 66 66   55 52 66 65
Dewpt         64 64   60 60 64 62   58 55 58 57   55 52 58 57   52 49 53 54
Min/Max RH       67      99    67      96    72      95    68      89    59
RH            71 73   87 97 74 73   94 96 78 77   94 93 74 74   88 89 63 67
PWind Dir         S       S     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2   B2 B2 OV B2   OV OV OV B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         50      50    70      70    50      50    30      20    20

$$

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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