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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

TXZ024-242215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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                      75          63          75          64          82
Temp          63 61 63 69 73 75 69 67 65 63 64 67 72 75 69 67 66 64 70 76 81 81
Dewpt         55 58 57 58 59 59 57 58 58 60 59 61 62 62 62 63 62 63 64 64 63 65
Min/Max RH                   59          90          64          97          54
RH            78 90 81 69 62 59 65 73 81 90 82 83 69 65 79 86 88 96 81 67 55 58
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10 10  8  5  6  6  4  5  4  5  4  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  8
Clouds        B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     86 92 91 83 83 70 82 86 96 95 98 94 93 86 86 85 93 90 86 77 70 70
PoP 12hr                     30          40          40          50          40
QPF 12hr                   0.10        0.20        0.11        0.08        0.16
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              1900  1900  1100  1500  1200  1600  1400   900  1300  2700
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE     E    SE
T Wind Spd             18     8     5     6     3     3     5     4     4    10
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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          66    89      70    95      72    96      72    93
Temp          69 66 83 87   75 70 87 94   78 72 90 93   78 72 88 91
Dewpt         64 64 64 63   63 64 63 61   62 63 60 56   61 62 60 58
Max/Min RH       95    42      82    33      73    27      72    31
RH            86 93 54 45   67 82 45 34   58 73 38 29   57 72 40 33
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    10       5     5       5    10       5    20

$$

TXZ026-242215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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          64          78          65          84
Temp          65 63 67 72 76 76 71 69 66 64 67 70 77 77 70 70 66 66 72 78 83 83
Dewpt         56 57 58 58 58 59 58 59 59 60 59 61 60 61 61 62 61 62 62 63 63 63
Min/Max RH                   52          87          54          90          49
RH            76 81 73 61 53 55 64 71 78 87 76 74 56 58 73 75 84 88 70 60 51 51
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10 11  9  8  5  5  5  5  4  5  4  5  5  6  4  4  5  4  5  5  8  9
Clouds        OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     93 95 91 81 75 66 81 87 96 95 98 96 96 85 89 81 89 87 81 74 63 64
PoP 12hr                     40          30          40          40          30
QPF 12hr                   0.25        0.10        0.09        0.04        0.04
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900  1900   900  1200  1500  2200  1400   800  1900  4700
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     S
T Wind Spd             20     6     4     5     5     5     6     6     8    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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          66    91      71    95      74    97      74    95
Temp          71 67 85 88   77 71 87 93   80 74 91 95   80 74 89 93
Dewpt         64 64 65 62   64 64 64 61   63 64 63 60   63 64 62 59
Max/Min RH       93    39      79    33      71    30      71    30
RH            79 91 51 41   64 78 46 34   56 71 40 31   55 71 40 33
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    10       5     5       5    10      10    20

$$

TXZ043-242215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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          65          78          66          84
Temp          68 64 68 70 76 76 72 70 67 65 71 72 77 77 72 69 68 66 73 79 83 83
Dewpt         56 61 61 62 62 63 63 63 64 63 63 64 63 64 65 65 64 65 65 65 63 64
Min/Max RH                   61          94          61          95          49
RH            74 91 80 75 63 64 75 80 88 94 78 78 63 64 81 86 87 94 76 62 50 54
Wind Dir      NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE
Wind Spd      16 12 12 10  8  9  6  5  6  5  6  6  6  9  6  4  4  4  5  5  5  8
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     79 92 95 89 84 79 88 91 97 95 98 95 93 85 82 78 86 85 80 80 76 73
PoP 12hr                     40          50          40          40          40
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.21        0.24        0.13        0.07
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1600  2000  1300  1300  2700  3800  3400  1500  4800  4800
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE     S
T Wind Spd             25    12    12    10     9     8    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  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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          67    91      70    95      72    97      73    96
Temp          72 67 85 89   77 70 89 93   79 72 91 95   81 73 90 94
Dewpt         65 64 65 62   64 65 65 62   64 66 65 61   63 66 64 61
Max/Min RH       91    39      84    34      81    31      79    32
RH            79 90 51 41   65 84 46 36   61 81 43 32   56 79 42 33
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    10       5     5       5     5      10    20

$$

TXZ035-242215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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                      75          63          76          63          82
Temp          64 61 62 67 73 74 69 67 65 63 66 71 75 75 67 67 65 63 69 75 81 81
Dewpt         53 56 57 58 60 61 61 61 61 61 62 62 64 63 63 62 62 61 63 64 63 62
Min/Max RH                   61          93          64          94          51
RH            76 83 82 72 63 63 76 82 87 93 88 73 68 67 88 85 90 93 82 68 55 53
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      16 16 13 11 11 11 10  9  8  8  8  8  9 10  9  8  6  5  6  6  9 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)     75 77 87 88 80 73 86 86 96 94 97 92 89 86 85 85 94 88 83 84 75 69
PoP 12hr                     20          50          40          50          40
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.34        0.20        0.30        0.15
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              1800  1800  1300  1200  1700  1800  1700  1200  1200  3700
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     S
T Wind Spd             18    11    10     9     8     8    12     6     6    11
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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          64    89      68    94      71    96      71    94
Temp          67 64 83 87   74 68 87 93   78 71 91 94   78 71 88 92
Dewpt         63 63 63 60   61 62 62 56   60 62 57 52   57 60 57 54
Max/Min RH       97    38      81    29      73    23      68    26
RH            86 96 52 40   65 81 43 29   53 73 32 25   48 68 35 28
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    10       5     5       5    10       5    20

$$

TXZ031-242215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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          64          78          65          84
Temp          65 63 67 72 76 76 71 69 66 64 68 72 77 77 71 70 67 66 74 79 83 83
Dewpt         57 59 59 60 60 60 59 60 60 61 61 62 61 62 62 63 62 63 63 64 63 63
Min/Max RH                   56          90          57          93          49
RH            78 87 74 66 57 57 67 73 82 90 78 72 59 59 74 78 83 91 70 61 51 51
Wind Dir      NE  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11 11  9  6  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  5  4  4  3  4  5  6  9
Clouds        OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     90 97 95 85 77 70 84 90 97 95 96 96 95 85 90 83 91 87 82 77 67 66
PoP 12hr                     40          40          40          40          40
QPF 12hr                   0.24        0.10        0.13        0.06        0.06
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              1900  1900  1100  1300  2600  3600  3100  1100  2300  4500
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     N    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E     S
T Wind Spd             21     9     6     5     5     5     8     6     5    17
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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          66    91      71    96      73    98      74    96
Temp          71 67 85 89   77 71 89 94   80 74 91 96   81 74 91 93
Dewpt         64 63 65 63   64 65 65 62   64 65 64 60   63 65 62 60
Max/Min RH       90    40      82    33      76    29      73    30
RH            79 88 51 42   64 81 45 35   59 75 40 30   55 72 39 33
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    10       5     5       5    10      10    20

$$

TXZ029-242215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
342 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Date             Sat 06/24/17            Sun 06/25/17            Mon 06/26/17
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                      73          61          73          62          80
Temp          63 60 63 68 72 72 66 64 62 61 65 68 71 72 65 65 64 62 67 74 79 78
Dewpt         54 56 56 58 59 60 57 57 57 60 60 61 63 63 63 62 61 61 64 64 63 65
Min/Max RH                   63          96          71          97          58
RH            73 87 78 70 63 66 73 78 84 96 85 78 75 72 93 90 91 96 90 70 58 64
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 13 10  9  9  9  6  6  5  5  6  6  8  8  6  5  4  4  4  5  9  9
Clouds        B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)     76 84 90 87 81 72 85 88 96 94 97 92 91 86 83 86 93 90 86 81 70 66
PoP 12hr                     20          50          40          50          50
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.31        0.17        0.24        0.20
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1700  1700  1400  1100  1300  1800  1600   900  1100  3200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE    SE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             19    10     9     9     4     5    10     4     4    11
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 06/27/17  Wed 06/28/17  Thu 06/29/17  Fri 06/30/17
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          64    87      66    93      69    94      69    91
Temp          66 64 81 85   71 66 86 92   76 69 90 92   76 69 87 89
Dewpt         63 62 63 61   61 62 61 57   59 62 56 53   58 60 58 57
Max/Min RH       93    43      87    30      78    25      73    32
RH            89 92 54 45   70 87 43 31   56 78 32 27   54 73 38 34
PWind Dir         S     S       S    SW       S    SW       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    10       5     5       5    10       5    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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