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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

TXZ024-262215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                      98          64          97          61          81
Temp          71 67 80 91 97 96 79 72 68 65 81 92 96 94 75 67 63 61 67 75 81 78
Dewpt         38 37 37 36 32 32 34 41 38 45 37 31 26 30 38 50 52 53 53 50 47 45
Min/Max RH                   10          49           8          74          29
RH            31 33 21 15 10 11 20 33 33 48 21 11  8 11 26 54 67 74 61 42 31 31
Wind Dir       W NW NW  N SW SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd      14 11 12  9 12 13  9  9  9  9 13 14 14 13  9 12 13 14 14 14 12 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     23 24 20 16 16 14 10  8  7 11  7  2  1  4 19 26 56 51 31 22 13 20
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     6     5     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              7100 14600  9200   100 11200 14100  8700  3000  5900  7400
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW     W     W     W     N     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             16    18     9    10    23    27    19    27    21    17
RFTI           0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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    82      59    83      59    82      61    83
Temp          62 57 77 80   64 60 79 79   63 59 77 77   63 61 75 81
Dewpt         47 49 44 42   46 50 47 45   52 55 54 53   55 58 57 53
Max/Min RH       76    24      72    26      85    37      90    36
RH            58 74 31 26   52 70 32 30   66 85 44 43   78 89 54 38
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5    10      20    30      30    30

$$

TXZ026-262215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                      99          65          99          64          83
Temp          71 67 78 91 97 97 80 74 68 66 82 96 99 96 78 71 67 64 71 79 82 82
Dewpt         44 45 45 44 41 42 42 51 47 49 44 37 34 38 46 53 54 55 54 53 50 48
Min/Max RH                   14          55          11          73          30
RH            38 45 31 20 15 15 26 45 48 54 26 13 10 13 32 53 63 73 54 41 33 31
Wind Dir       W NW NW  N SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd      13 11 12  9 10 12  8  9 10 10 12 13 16 13 11 13 17 18 16 14 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     19 22 20 18 16 11 15  9 16 16 21  8  0  3 17 19 48 50 35 27 24 22
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              3300 13200  9100     0 12500 13400  8100  2900  5700  7000
T Wind Dir             NW     W     S     W     W    SW     N     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             11    16     6     6    19    27    23    27    21    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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      60    85      62    84      63    85
Temp          65 59 80 83   67 61 82 83   66 63 83 81   68 63 78 84
Dewpt         50 50 46 44   49 51 48 47   54 55 56 54   58 60 58 56
Max/Min RH       75    24      72    26      78    36      90    37
RH            59 72 30 25   53 70 31 29   66 76 40 39   71 89 50 39
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5      20    30      30    30

$$

TXZ043-262215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                     102          68         101          64          83
Temp          75 69 85 97101 99 83 77 72 68 85 96100 99 84 74 68 64 72 79 83 81
Dewpt         54 56 46 34 34 34 42 47 49 57 51 42 37 36 39 45 52 56 57 57 55 54
Min/Max RH                    9          66          11          75          37
RH            49 64 26 11 10 10 23 36 44 67 31 16 11 11 21 35 56 75 58 46 39 39
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd      12 12 13 11 12 11  8 10 11  9 11 12 13 12  8  8 10 13 13 14 13 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     23 24 22 20 36 45 20 12 32 29 41 23 11 12 14 16 49 57 47 49 48 46
PoP 12hr                      0           0          10           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     3     4     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt             11000 12700  8200   100  9600 13100  8000  2600  4800  6300
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SW    SW     W    SW     W     N    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             16    24    10     9    14    26    10    27    25    18
RFTI           0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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    84      59    85      60    83      62    85
Temp          66 59 80 82   66 60 82 82   66 60 81 82   68 62 81 84
Dewpt         54 52 46 44   49 52 48 48   56 57 58 56   58 59 59 56
Max/Min RH       81    24      77    27      90    40      91    37
RH            65 78 31 26   55 76 31 30   70 89 46 41   72 90 48 39
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10     5       5    10      30    30      30    30

$$

TXZ035-262215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                      98          62          96          60          81
Temp          71 65 83 92 96 96 81 73 68 62 78 90 95 93 78 68 63 60 67 75 80 79
Dewpt         36 36 33 25 26 23 29 35 37 42 35 28 25 21 28 36 47 50 52 50 48 45
Min/Max RH                    7          47           7          69          29
RH            28 34 16  9  8  7 15 25 32 48 21 11  8  7 16 30 56 69 58 41 32 30
Wind Dir       W NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd      12  9 13 13 18 19 10  9 11  9 13 16 17 14  8 10 14 17 18 17 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     22 25 23 21 18 17 10  7 14 17  8  2  1  1  1 15 51 49 31 35 33 38
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     5     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt             10800 13600  8700   100  8200 12800  8100  2600  5500  7700
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW     W     W     W    NW    NE    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             17    25    10     8    16    26     6    27    20    16
RFTI           0  0  0  3  3  4  1  0  0  0  0  2  3  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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    82      57    82      58    81      60    84
Temp          64 57 78 80   65 58 79 80   63 58 78 78   67 61 76 82
Dewpt         47 48 43 40   44 48 45 44   51 53 53 51   53 56 55 51
Max/Min RH       75    23      71    26      83    36      86    33
RH            54 73 29 24   47 70 30 28   64 83 42 39   61 84 49 34
PWind Dir         E     E      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         10     5      10    10      30    30      30    30

$$

TXZ031-262215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                     101          67         101          64          83
Temp          73 67 82 93 99 99 82 75 70 68 86 96100 98 79 72 66 64 72 78 82 82
Dewpt         44 46 42 39 37 40 42 48 42 49 44 37 35 38 38 51 54 55 55 54 51 49
Min/Max RH                   11          51          10          72          31
RH            36 46 24 15 12 14 24 39 37 51 23 13 11 13 23 48 64 72 55 44 34 32
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
Wind Spd      13 12 13  9 11 12  8  9 10 11 11 13 16 12  8 10 13 16 16 14 13 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW CL CL FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     20 23 20 18 16 13 11  8 24 23 30 14  4  3 18 17 48 53 42 31 33 29
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     5     6     6     5     4
Mix Hgt              3400 13900  8900   100 10400 13100  7700  3300  5700  6900
T Wind Dir             NW     W    SW    SW     W    SW     N     N     N    NE
T Wind Spd             14    19     9     8    17    29    16    29    21    18
RFTI           0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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      60    85      61    85      63    86
Temp          65 59 80 83   67 61 82 83   66 62 83 82   68 64 79 85
Dewpt         51 51 47 45   49 51 49 48   55 56 56 55   59 60 59 56
Max/Min RH       80    24      72    27      83    36      90    36
RH            60 77 31 26   53 69 32 30   67 80 40 39   73 88 49 38
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5     5      20    30      30    30

$$

TXZ029-262215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
355 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date             Fri 05/26/17            Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17
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                      97          59          93          57          79
Temp          67 62 81 92 96 95 77 71 64 60 77 89 92 91 72 64 59 57 64 73 78 78
Dewpt         34 33 31 27 27 24 30 36 35 39 32 25 21 21 30 43 49 50 52 49 46 43
Min/Max RH                    8          46           7          77          28
RH            29 33 16 10  9  8 17 28 34 46 19 10  8  8 21 46 69 77 64 42 33 29
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd      11  9 13 11 16 17  9  8  9  9 13 14 14 13  6 12 16 16 17 16 13 12
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     23 26 21 16 16 15  9  7  2 10  1  2  0  2  3 21 54 46 27 25 14 24
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     5     6     6     5     3
Mix Hgt             10800 13700  8700   100  8800 13200  8300  2700  5900  7500
T Wind Dir              W     W    SW     W     W     W    NW     N    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             14    23     9     9    23    26    12    27    20    17
RFTI           0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 05/29/17  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17
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          54    80      55    79      57    80      59    83
Temp          61 55 75 78   61 56 76 76   61 58 77 77   61 59 76 82
Dewpt         45 47 43 40   45 48 46 44   50 53 53 50   54 55 56 51
Max/Min RH       77    24      77    29      86    36      86    33
RH            57 75 31 25   56 75 34 32   68 84 43 39   78 86 50 35
PWind Dir         E     E      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5     5       5    10      20    30      30    30

$$

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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