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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

TXZ024-222230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      62          40          70          48          87
Temp          46 43 50 57 61 60 52 48 45 42 52 64 69 68 61 57 54 51 63 79 86 84
Dewpt         39 36 36 36 35 35 36 36 36 36 38 35 35 33 36 36 37 38 42 45 47 43
Min/Max RH                   38          78          27          61          24
RH            74 76 58 44 38 39 54 63 70 78 59 34 28 27 39 45 52 61 46 30 26 24
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NW  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      17 16 16 14 14 13  5  4  3  4  4  4  8 13 11 10  9  9 13 13 16 13
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     76 72 49 25 23 20  9  3  2  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  4 10  2 14  2  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              4700  7100  4700   200  4900  5500  3200   200  4100 10000
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    NW    SE     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             21    19     6     5     2     9    10     6    16    23
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          58    85      53    81      58    83      52    81
Temp          67 60 79 82   63 55 75 79   66 60 77 80   62 54 75 79
Dewpt         42 36 44 46   49 49 49 45   48 48 47 39   44 46 43 37
Max/Min RH       40    26      80    29      63    23      74    22
RH            40 40 29 28   60 80 40 30   52 63 34 23   51 74 32 22
PWind Dir        SW     W       N     E       S     W      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ026-222230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      63          41          71          48          85
Temp          48 45 51 58 62 61 53 49 46 43 53 65 70 69 61 57 54 51 62 77 84 83
Dewpt         39 37 37 37 36 36 38 38 36 36 39 36 35 34 38 37 38 38 43 45 48 48
Min/Max RH                   36          76          26          61          29
RH            74 73 59 45 38 39 57 66 68 76 59 34 27 27 42 47 54 61 50 32 29 30
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW NW NW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      14 16 18 14 14 14  6  5  5  5  5  4  6 13 11 11  9  9 13 17 19 19
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     66 57 48 38 30 21  9  1  1  1  0  1  0  0  0  1  5  8  6 15  4 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5100  7300  4800   100  4500  4800  2600   100  2800  4200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW     N    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             24    21     6     5     4     8     9     8    16    26
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          61    86      56    80      59    85      55    83
Temp          69 63 80 83   65 58 75 78   67 61 79 82   65 57 77 81
Dewpt         47 41 45 46   50 50 49 48   50 51 46 39   43 47 47 38
Max/Min RH       48    25      75    34      70    21      69    21
RH            45 44 29 27   58 75 40 35   54 70 31 22   45 69 35 21
PWind Dir         S     W       N    NE      SE    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0      10     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ043-222230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      63          40          71          49          86
Temp          50 46 52 59 62 61 53 49 45 42 52 65 70 69 61 58 55 52 63 78 85 84
Dewpt         42 39 38 38 39 37 38 40 39 37 39 35 34 33 35 35 37 38 43 45 49 47
Min/Max RH                   40          82          25          59          27
RH            68 76 58 45 43 41 57 70 78 81 61 33 26 26 38 43 52 59 48 31 29 28
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NW NW  N NE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      16 16 16 16 14 13  6  4  4  4  4  3  4 10  9  8  6  6 12 14 17 16
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     55 46 38 30 24 18  9  3  3  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  9  8 22  6 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3800  6100  4100   200  4800  5400  2900   100  3200  5200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NW     N     E    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             25    20     8     5     8     4     6     5    18    23
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          62    91      58    85      63    90      58    86
Temp          71 64 84 88   68 60 79 83   71 65 84 87   68 60 80 83
Dewpt         49 47 37 40   46 49 49 44   49 48 43 38   46 47 44 40
Max/Min RH       54    16      68    25      54    17      62    21
RH            46 54 19 19   45 68 35 25   46 54 24 18   44 62 28 22
PWind Dir        SW     W      NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     0       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ035-222230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      61          40          71          49          88
Temp          46 42 48 56 60 59 52 48 45 42 52 65 70 69 62 58 55 52 64 80 87 85
Dewpt         40 38 36 34 34 33 35 35 35 34 36 33 32 31 35 34 37 35 40 41 40 33
Min/Max RH                   36          73          23          52          15
RH            76 86 63 43 37 37 52 60 68 73 54 30 24 24 36 40 51 52 41 25 19 15
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 19 18 18 13 14  9  9  4  4  4  6  9 14 13 13 11 11 13 16 17 17
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     76 72 47 22 24 25 11  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1 10  3 21  4  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     3     4     3     3     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              4100  6400  4200   300  4800  5100  3000   200  3200 12300
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NW     N    SE     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             20    17     9     3     1     9    10     9    14    26
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          59    88      55    84      60    85      54    83
Temp          69 61 81 85   65 57 78 82   68 62 79 82   64 56 76 80
Dewpt         34 32 32 33   44 46 43 40   44 44 42 31   39 43 35 33
Max/Min RH       37    14      67    22      52    16      62    17
RH            27 33 17 15   46 67 29 22   42 52 27 16   40 62 22 18
PWind Dir        SW     W      NW    NW      SW     W       S    SW
Wind Char       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     0       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ031-222230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      65          41          71          48          86
Temp          49 46 53 60 64 63 54 50 46 43 53 65 70 69 61 58 54 51 63 78 85 84
Dewpt         40 37 37 38 37 36 38 39 38 36 39 37 35 35 38 38 38 38 43 46 50 48
Min/Max RH                   35          78          27          62          29
RH            71 71 55 43 37 36 55 67 74 78 60 36 27 28 43 47 54 62 48 32 30 29
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NW NW NW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      17 17 18 14 14 14  6  4  4  4  4  4  5 12 10 10  8  8 13 16 19 16
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     64 54 43 32 28 24 10  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  8  5 17  4 13
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              4700  7200  4900   200  4600  5100  2900   200  2900  5000
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW     N    SE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             24    21     8     5     5     6     9     8    18    26
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          61    88      56    82      60    87      55    85
Temp          70 63 82 85   66 58 76 80   68 62 81 84   65 57 78 82
Dewpt         48 43 46 47   50 50 51 49   51 50 46 42   43 48 48 41
Max/Min RH       49    25      75    33      66    22      72    23
RH            45 47 28 27   56 75 42 34   54 66 30 23   45 72 35 23
PWind Dir         S     W       N    NE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ029-222230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
331 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                      59          37          70          47          86
Temp          44 41 47 54 58 57 49 46 42 39 50 63 69 68 60 57 53 50 62 78 85 83
Dewpt         39 37 35 34 34 33 35 34 34 34 38 34 35 33 35 34 36 36 41 42 43 34
Min/Max RH                   39          82          27          58          17
RH            82 85 63 46 40 40 58 63 73 82 63 34 28 27 39 42 52 58 46 28 23 17
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      18 17 16 14 14 13  6  5  3  4  4  5  9 13 12 12 10 10 14 14 16 13
Clouds        B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     76 72 46 19 17 14  7  3  2  0  0  0  1  1  0  3  2  9  3 14  3  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     4     4     4     3     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              4400  6500  4200   300  4900  5500  3100   200  4900 12900
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             21    18     8     3     2    10    12    11    17    26
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          Tue 04/25/17  Wed 04/26/17  Thu 04/27/17  Fri 04/28/17
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          56    83      52    81      56    82      51    79
Temp          66 58 77 80   62 54 75 79   64 58 76 79   61 53 73 77
Dewpt         32 33 38 38   46 47 45 41   44 46 44 33   41 43 36 34
Max/Min RH       39    20      77    25      64    19      69    20
RH            28 39 24 22   56 77 34 26   48 64 32 19   48 69 26 21
PWind Dir        SW     W       N     N      SW     W      NE    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   B1 SC FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       5     5       5     5      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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