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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

TXZ024-271115-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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                      65          98          59          81          53
Temp          91 92 78 72 69 66 85 94 97 95 76 68 62 59 68 75 80 79 66 61 56 54
Dewpt         44 39 44 43 42 38 32 29 22 27 41 50 49 51 49 47 46 44 46 46 47 48
Max/Min RH                   39           7          76          27          81
RH            20 16 30 35 37 35 15 10  7  9 29 53 62 76 51 38 30 29 49 59 71 78
Wind Dir       W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  S  W
Wind Spd       4  9  4  6  9 12 13 14 16 13  8 17 17 12 17 14 13 11  5  3  2  3
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     17  9  9 10 11 12  8  3  3  3 10 24 42 35 29 22 19 17 15 12 13 14
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                  6     5     6     6     6     6     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              9800   100 11400 15100  9700  3300  6200  8000  5200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NW
T Wind Spd              6    10    21    25    20    25    18    16     4     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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          84      59    85      60    82      62    83      61    82
Temp          79 82   67 60 81 82   66 61 79 79   65 64 80 78   65 61 77 80
Dewpt         43 41   46 50 47 45   52 56 56 54   59 59 58 57   58 59 58 56
Min/Max RH       23      72    25      87    39      89    42      94    42
RH            29 23   48 69 30 27   61 84 45 43   80 83 46 49   79 92 51 44
PWind Dir        SE       S     S      SE     S       S     S       S    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10    10      20    30      40    40      40    30

$$

TXZ026-271115-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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                      64         101          61          82          57
Temp          93 93 78 72 66 66 82 96100 98 78 70 65 61 70 76 81 80 69 64 60 58
Dewpt         52 51 54 53 51 46 43 36 33 38 45 53 52 52 50 48 47 46 48 49 50 49
Max/Min RH                   58           9          72          29          75
RH            25 24 43 51 58 48 25 12 10 13 31 55 63 72 49 37 30 30 47 58 69 72
Wind Dir      NW  S  E SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE  N
Wind Spd       5  6  6  8  5  9 12 14 18 16  9 17 18 13 18 13 13 10  5  4  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     15 11 13 15 16 18 13  7  5  2  9 20 41 36 29 24 22 20 14  8 10 11
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     6     6     6     6     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              5500     0  9300 14200  8900  2900  5800  7700  4800   100
T Wind Dir              E    SW     W    SW     N     N     N    NE    NE    NW
T Wind Spd              6     4    17    25    23    24    19    17     4     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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      60    87      63    83      64    83      63    83
Temp          81 84   68 61 82 85   69 65 82 78   68 65 78 80   68 63 78 82
Dewpt         45 43   49 50 48 47   55 57 58 56   61 59 60 59   61 60 60 56
Min/Max RH       23      69    25      81    41      87    44      90    40
RH            28 24   51 67 31 27   61 75 44 47   78 81 54 49   78 90 54 41
PWind Dir        NE      SE     S      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5    10      20    30      40    40      40    30

$$

TXZ043-271115-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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         102          62          81          57
Temp          99 98 82 75 71 68 85 97101100 83 73 67 62 70 77 80 79 70 66 61 57
Dewpt         31 32 40 50 51 56 53 41 36 34 42 49 55 54 53 52 51 50 53 52 54 51
Max/Min RH                   66          10          77          34          83
RH             9 10 22 41 49 66 33 15 11 10 24 43 67 75 56 43 37 36 55 62 77 79
Wind Dir       W SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE
Wind Spd      10 11  5  6  8  6 12 12 13 13  5  9 21 17 17 16 13 10  6  4  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     22 25 22 20 26 31 22 12 11 11 12 18 56 51 55 46 42 37 28 19 19 19
PoP 12hr                      0          10           5          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     4     5     6     6     6     5     3
Mix Hgt              7300   100  9000 12300  7600  2800  4700  6000  3700   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    SW     W    NE    NE    NE    NE     N
T Wind Spd              9     8    14    24    11    28    23    20     6     5
RFTI           3  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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          85      59    87      62    84      63    84      63    84
Temp          81 84   66 61 81 85   67 64 80 82   67 65 81 81   69 63 80 82
Dewpt         46 42   48 53 50 50   57 58 58 58   61 59 60 59   61 59 61 58
Min/Max RH       24      80    27      88    41      89    43      87    42
RH            29 24   53 75 34 30   70 83 47 45   80 80 48 47   75 87 52 44
PWind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5       5    10      20    40      40    40      40    30

$$

TXZ035-271115-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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                      61          98          58          80          51
Temp          95 94 79 72 66 61 78 92 97 96 79 70 62 58 66 73 79 77 67 60 55 52
Dewpt         24 21 26 33 39 38 34 26 19 19 27 36 47 49 48 46 44 42 46 45 48 47
Max/Min RH                   44           6          72          27          86
RH             8  7 14 24 37 42 20  9  6  6 15 29 58 72 52 38 29 29 47 58 77 83
Wind Dir      SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      16 16  6  8  9  9 13 17 18 16  8 12 21 14 21 18 13 13 10  6  5  5
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     18  7 11 14 13 12  8  4  3  2  3 13 51 36 26 28 30 31 23 15 17 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     6     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt              8400   100  7900 12900  8000  2400  5100  7600  5100   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     W    NW    NE    NE    NE     E     N
T Wind Spd              9     6    17    25     9    24    20    16     8     4
RFTI           4  4  1  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  1  0  2  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO NO NO NO CL CL CL EL NO EL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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          84      57    85      59    81      61    84      61    83
Temp          78 81   67 58 79 83   66 60 77 79   66 63 81 80   66 62 79 81
Dewpt         43 40   44 48 47 44   51 54 55 53   57 56 56 54   57 56 56 52
Min/Max RH       23      72    24      83    38      87    37      84    35
RH            29 23   43 69 32 25   58 81 47 41   73 78 42 41   73 81 45 37
PWind Dir         E      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10    10      30    40      40    40      40    30

$$

TXZ031-271115-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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                      66         104          62          82          55
Temp          95 96 80 73 68 67 87 98103100 80 72 65 62 71 76 81 80 69 63 58 56
Dewpt         47 45 50 50 49 46 40 36 33 36 43 53 53 53 51 50 48 47 50 50 50 50
Max/Min RH                   52           9          72          29          83
RH            19 18 34 44 51 46 20 12  9 11 27 51 64 72 49 40 32 31 51 61 75 80
Wind Dir       W SW SE SE SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE NE  N
Wind Spd       5  8  5  6  8  9 12 16 17 14  8 16 19 13 17 13 12 10  5  4  3  3
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     16 12 14 15 18 21 15  9  6  3  7 18 48 38 34 26 26 25 17  9 11 12
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     6     6     6     6     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              8900   100 10800 13900  8300  2800  6000  7700  5100   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW     N     N     N    NE     E     W
T Wind Spd              6     6    18    27    23    26    20    17     4     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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      59    88      62    85      64    84      63    84
Temp          82 85   67 61 83 86   69 64 83 80   68 65 80 80   68 64 80 83
Dewpt         46 44   50 51 49 47   55 57 58 58   62 60 60 59   62 60 61 57
Min/Max RH       24      75    24      84    40      90    43      90    40
RH            28 25   54 70 30 26   62 78 43 47   82 84 51 49   82 87 51 42
PWind Dir         E      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       5    10      20    40      40    40      40    30

$$

TXZ029-271115-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
334 PM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Date           05/26/17      Sat 05/27/17            Sun 05/28/17            Mon
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                      59          94          56          78          50
Temp          91 90 75 69 63 60 78 89 93 91 75 65 59 56 65 72 77 76 62 57 54 51
Dewpt         31 26 30 37 36 36 26 21 14 17 30 45 47 49 47 46 44 42 44 45 46 46
Max/Min RH                   44           5          77          28          86
RH            12 10 19 31 36 41 15  8  5  7 19 48 64 77 52 39 31 30 52 64 74 83
Wind Dir       W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd      10 13  5  5  6  8 13 14 16 13  5 17 21 13 18 17 13 11  6  4  4  4
Clouds        FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     16  5  6  7  9 10  6  2  2  2  6 22 45 33 30 22 21 19 17 14 15 16
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     4     5     5     6     6     5     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              8900   100  9200 13800  8500  3100  5900  7900  5200   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     W     N    NE    NE    NE     E     N
T Wind Spd             10     9    23    25    13    27    18    14     6     3
RFTI           2  3  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  4  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL CL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/29  Tue 05/30/17  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17
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          82      55    82      58    80      59    82      60    81
Temp          77 80   64 56 77 80   66 59 77 77   64 61 79 77   64 61 78 80
Dewpt         42 39   44 47 47 44   50 54 54 53   57 56 57 53   57 57 57 53
Min/Max RH       22      74    26      86    39      93    39      90    38
RH            29 23   48 72 35 28   56 83 45 43   78 84 47 43   78 87 48 39
PWind Dir         E      SE     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5      10    10      30    40      40    40      40    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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