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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

TXZ024-182215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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          58          91          59          91
Temp          56 54 60 72 77 76 69 66 63 60 68 83 90 88 76 70 65 61 68 83 90 88
Dewpt         50 51 53 55 53 50 51 53 55 54 56 51 43 41 44 47 48 47 46 40 39 37
Min/Max RH                   39          81          18          61          16
RH            80 91 78 55 43 40 53 62 76 81 66 33 19 19 33 44 54 61 46 22 17 16
Wind Dir       N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S
Wind Spd       5  6  5  4  8  9  6  9 10 11 13 16 16 13 12 13 17 13 13  9  5  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     56 66 69 46 25 17 17 14 16 15 24 17 25 25 12 14 13 16 18 24 46 39
PoP 12hr                      5           0          10           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              2000  7600  4300   400  3300 16600  9000   300 14200 18300
T Wind Dir              E     S     S    SW    SW     W    SW    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              4    17    11     9    16    20    14    16    14    14
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 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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          55    76      45    73      50    79      49    73
Temp          65 57 70 74   55 47 66 71   58 52 72 77   58 51 67 71
Dewpt         44 46 46 43   43 41 43 41   45 47 41 34   39 34 28 27
Max/Min RH       69    32      79    33      83    21      53    19
RH            47 69 42 33   63 79 43 34   61 83 33 21   49 52 23 19
PWind Dir        SW     N      NE     E      SE    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5     5      10     5      20    20      20     5

$$

TXZ026-182215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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          57          92          60          93
Temp          58 56 62 75 80 79 70 66 63 59 67 84 91 89 77 71 66 62 70 85 92 90
Dewpt         53 55 57 56 55 54 55 55 58 55 56 55 51 47 49 49 50 49 49 46 44 41
Min/Max RH                   41          87          23          62          18
RH            82 96 84 52 42 42 59 68 84 87 68 37 26 23 37 46 56 62 47 26 19 18
Wind Dir      NE NE  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd       9  6  6  5  9  9  8 10  9  8 11 16 19 14 14 13 13  9 10 10  8  8
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     67 55 66 51 32 23 13 15 13 17 15 11  9 21  6 19 11 14 11 20 40 34
PoP 12hr                     10           5           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              3500  7700  4300   500  3000  5800  2900   200  4800 16200
T Wind Dir              E     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              9    17    10    12    13    23    18    10    10    14
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 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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    78      46    73      53    80      52    75
Temp          66 58 72 76   56 48 67 71   61 55 73 78   61 54 69 73
Dewpt         48 48 47 45   43 42 45 44   48 48 47 36   42 41 31 30
Max/Min RH       69    33      80    36      77    22      62    19
RH            52 69 41 33   62 80 45 38   62 77 40 22   49 61 24 20
PWind Dir         S     N      NE     E      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         10     5      10     5      20    20      20    10

$$

TXZ043-182215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                      83          56          89          59          92
Temp          60 57 63 76 82 81 70 66 61 58 65 81 88 87 75 69 65 61 69 84 91 89
Dewpt         56 53 56 58 55 52 55 56 57 55 57 55 50 46 51 51 52 52 52 51 46 42
Min/Max RH                   37          92          25          72          19
RH            86 85 78 54 40 37 59 72 86 92 75 42 28 25 44 53 63 72 56 32 21 19
Wind Dir       N  N  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  4  3  5 10 10  8  9  8  6 10 14 16 14 13 13 12  9 12 13 12 11
Clouds        SC FW SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW SC FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     40 23 41 26 24 15  5 13 11 19 17 12  4 15  3  9 26 19 22 30 20 30
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5400  6300  3400   200  2600  5400  2600   400  2600 13300
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd              9    18    10     5    14    20    14    12    14    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          Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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    86      50    80      55    81      53    76
Temp          69 61 79 83   61 52 73 78   63 57 74 79   62 55 70 74
Dewpt         49 50 50 45   48 45 48 44   51 51 47 36   41 41 32 28
Max/Min RH       67    26      77    29      80    21      59    18
RH            49 67 36 26   62 77 41 30   64 80 38 21   47 59 24 18
PWind Dir         S     W      NE     E       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    10       5     5      10    10      20     5

$$

TXZ035-182215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                      79          53          88          55          92
Temp          55 51 58 72 78 77 67 63 59 55 63 79 87 85 72 66 61 58 66 83 90 89
Dewpt         50 51 53 54 50 47 50 52 54 52 54 49 40 37 43 46 47 48 48 41 37 32
Min/Max RH                   33          90          18          69          13
RH            84100 83 53 37 35 54 67 83 90 72 35 19 18 35 48 60 69 52 23 15 13
Wind Dir      NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW
Wind Spd       8  6  6  5 10 12  9 11 11  9 11 16 16 13 13 14 13 10 10 10 10  9
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC FW SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     42 59 66 39 23 26  7 18 20 22 29 14 25 27 36 22 29 27 21 27 36 44
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis          F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     6     6     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              3300  6500  3200   200  2400 14800  7400   400  3200 17000
T Wind Dir              E     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              6    19    11     8    13    14    13     8     9    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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    83      46    79      52    79      48    74
Temp          66 56 75 80   58 48 71 77   61 54 72 77   58 50 67 72
Dewpt         44 45 40 39   45 43 43 39   45 47 38 28   37 32 27 23
Max/Min RH       66    21      83    25      77    16      51    15
RH            45 66 28 23   62 83 36 25   56 77 29 16   45 50 22 16
PWind Dir        SW     N       E    SE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    10       5     5      10    10      10     5

$$

TXZ031-182215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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          59          92          61          94
Temp          60 57 63 75 80 79 71 68 64 61 69 84 91 90 77 72 67 63 71 86 93 91
Dewpt         54 56 58 57 55 53 56 57 58 56 57 55 50 47 50 50 50 51 52 48 45 41
Min/Max RH                   40          83          23          64          17
RH            82 96 83 54 42 41 59 67 80 83 67 37 25 23 39 46 54 64 50 27 19 18
Wind Dir      NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd       8  5  4  4  9 10  8 10  9  8 11 17 19 14 14 14 13 10 10 10  9  9
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     69 53 64 45 31 21  9 14 14 16 15 12 10 21  7 18 14 15 15 23 42 38
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3800  7600  4200   300  2900  6500  3200   300  7500 16700
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              6    17    11     9    18    23    19    13    13    16
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 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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    80      47    76      53    81      52    76
Temp          68 60 74 77   57 49 69 74   61 55 74 79   61 54 70 74
Dewpt         49 49 49 46   45 42 46 44   49 49 47 37   42 41 32 31
Max/Min RH       68    32      78    34      80    22      61    20
RH            50 68 41 33   64 78 44 35   63 80 39 22   50 61 24 20
PWind Dir         S     N      NE     E      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         10     5      10     5      20    20      20    10

$$

TXZ029-182215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
243 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                      77          51          88          53          88
Temp          52 49 56 70 76 75 65 61 57 54 62 79 87 85 71 65 59 55 63 79 87 85
Dewpt         48 49 52 52 47 44 47 50 53 52 54 49 39 35 40 43 45 46 47 39 36 32
Min/Max RH                   33          93          16          72          15
RH            85100 86 53 36 33 52 67 86 93 75 35 18 17 32 45 60 72 56 24 16 15
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       6  5  4  4  9 10  8  9  9  9 12 14 14 12 11 12 10  8  9  8  8  6
Clouds        SC B1 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     41 63 70 37 19 18 13 13 17 16 20 13 14 18 22 14 12 18 20 22 42 38
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis          F  F
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              3000  7700  3800   600  2200 16700  9200   300 12900 18000
T Wind Dir              E     S     S    SW    SW     W    SW    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              6    18    12    16    18    19    12    10    11    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17  Wed 03/22/17  Thu 03/23/17  Fri 03/24/17
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          51    76      43    74      49    77      46    70
Temp          62 53 69 73   54 45 67 72   58 51 70 75   55 48 64 68
Dewpt         40 44 42 43   43 41 42 39   43 46 37 29   37 33 27 25
Max/Min RH       71    31      86    29      83    18      56    19
RH            44 71 37 34   66 86 40 30   57 83 30 18   51 56 24 20
PWind Dir        SW     N       E    SE       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    10      10     5      20    10      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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