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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

TXZ024-182230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      93          69          97          69          96
Temp          65 65 76 88 93 88 78 74 71 69 80 92 97 91 79 75 72 69 80 91 96 90
Dewpt         63 62 62 62 60 59 60 61 61 61 61 60 55 50 50 51 54 55 54 52 50 47
Min/Max RH                   33          76          23          61          21
RH            93 91 62 42 33 37 54 64 70 76 52 34 25 25 36 44 53 61 41 26 21 23
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W  S
Wind Spd       5  4  6  9  9  9  9  9 11 13 13 14 13 11 12 13 12 10  6  4  4  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     60 48 41 35 42 48 43 37 24 10 12 13 19 25 21 16 11  7  6  6  5  5
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3900 11000  4700   300 11900 13400  4600   300  9000 11500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             12    16    11    13    21    21    14    13    13    13
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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          67    94      68    88      67    84      65    82
Temp          73 67 89 89   73 68 85 84   71 67 81 80   69 65 79 78
Dewpt         53 56 56 54   61 62 65 61   63 64 66 65   63 63 65 63
Max/Min RH       68    27      83    43      89    55      92    55
RH            50 68 33 31   66 83 52 46   75 89 60 60   82 92 62 60
PWind Dir        SW    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          0    10      10    20      20    40      30    50

$$

TXZ026-182230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      93          70          96          72          97
Temp          67 65 76 88 93 88 79 75 72 70 81 92 96 91 81 77 74 72 82 93 97 92
Dewpt         63 64 64 64 63 61 62 63 63 63 64 64 61 57 57 58 60 61 59 57 54 51
Min/Max RH                   36          78          30          68          23
RH            87 97 65 45 37 40 57 67 73 78 57 40 32 32 44 52 61 68 45 30 24 25
Wind Dir      SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S
Wind Spd       5  5  5  6  9 10 10  9  8  8 12 16 14 13 13 13 11  9  5  4  5  8
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     63 53 47 41 44 46 44 43 26 10 20 29 30 32 27 20 14  9  9  9 10 10
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C        S  S  S  S              S  S
TSTMS          C        S  S  S  S              S  S
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4400  6600  3800   100  3700 10400  5600   500  2900 10900
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              9    17    12     9    18    23    16    13     8    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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          70    96      70    90      69    87      67    84
Temp          75 70 92 91   75 70 87 86   73 69 84 83   71 67 81 80
Dewpt         56 60 61 58   63 64 66 63   65 66 66 64   64 64 65 63
Max/Min RH       71    29      81    42      90    48      90    51
RH            51 71 36 33   66 81 50 47   76 90 55 53   79 90 58 57
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5    10      10    10      10    20      20    40

$$

TXZ043-182230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      94          71          97          74          97
Temp          69 66 77 89 94 89 80 76 73 71 82 93 97 92 83 79 76 74 83 93 97 92
Dewpt         60 62 63 63 62 60 60 60 62 63 65 65 63 60 60 61 62 63 61 59 57 54
Min/Max RH                   34          79          32          70          26
RH            75 89 62 42 35 38 52 59 69 78 58 41 33 34 46 55 63 70 47 32 26 28
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  6  9  9  9  8  6  5  6 11 13 13 11 11 11 10  8  8  8  8  6
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     43 47 43 39 39 40 30 20 16 12 26 40 42 45 37 27 18 10 12 14 16 18
PoP 12hr                     20          10          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.03           0           0
Rain SHWRS              S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                   S  S                    S  S
LAL                     1     2     1     1     1     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5300 10200  3900   200  6300 11900  1100   300  9700 12500
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             18    12    10     8    18    17    20    11    18    13
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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          71    96      70    91      69    89      68    87
Temp          76 71 92 91   75 70 87 87   73 69 86 85   72 68 84 83
Dewpt         60 63 60 58   63 64 65 62   64 65 64 61   63 64 63 61
Max/Min RH       76    28      82    39      87    41      89    42
RH            57 76 35 33   66 82 47 43   72 87 49 45   74 89 50 48
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          5    20      10    10      10    20      20    40

$$

TXZ035-182230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      91          67          95          66          94
Temp          63 63 74 86 91 86 76 72 69 67 78 90 95 89 77 72 69 66 77 89 94 88
Dewpt         60 60 61 62 60 58 59 60 62 62 60 56 52 49 49 50 52 54 53 51 49 47
Min/Max RH                   35          84          23          65          21
RH            90 90 63 44 36 39 56 66 78 84 53 32 23 25 38 46 55 65 43 27 22 24
Wind Dir      SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S
Wind Spd       5  6  9 11 11 10 10 11 11 11 12 13 12 11 13 13 11  8  5  5  6  8
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     56 49 42 35 41 46 35 23 16 10 16 22 24 27 22 16 10  5  5  5  5  5
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3300 11100   200   300  1700 11500   200   200  9100 10400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             14    11     9    11    13    13     8    10    12    12
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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          65    92      66    88      66    82      64    80
Temp          71 65 87 87   71 66 84 84   70 66 79 78   68 64 77 76
Dewpt         52 55 56 53   59 62 63 62   63 64 66 64   62 61 64 63
Max/Min RH       70    28      87    43      93    56      90    58
RH            51 70 34 32   65 87 49 48   77 93 64 61   82 90 64 64
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          0     5      10    30      20    40      30    50

$$

TXZ031-182230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      95          70          98          73         100
Temp          68 66 77 90 95 90 79 75 72 70 81 93 98 93 82 78 75 73 84 95100 94
Dewpt         64 64 64 63 62 61 61 62 63 63 64 63 60 57 56 58 60 61 59 57 54 51
Min/Max RH                   33          78          28          66          21
RH            87 95 63 41 34 38 54 64 73 78 55 37 29 30 41 50 59 66 43 28 22 23
Wind Dir       E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S
Wind Spd       4  5  6  8  9 10 10 10 10 11 13 16 14 13 13 13 13 10  8  5  6  9
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     63 55 47 40 43 46 42 37 24 11 20 29 32 34 28 22 15  9  9 10 10 11
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          10           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S              S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S              S  S
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5300  9600  4300   300 11600 12400  6900   400  8200 12100
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    16    12    11    21    21    16    14    12    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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          70    97      70    91      69    89      67    85
Temp          76 70 92 92   75 70 87 87   73 69 86 85   71 67 82 81
Dewpt         56 60 61 59   63 64 66 63   65 65 65 64   64 63 65 63
Max/Min RH       71    30      81    41      87    44      87    50
RH            50 71 36 35   66 81 49 45   75 87 51 50   77 87 57 55
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5    10      10    10      10    20      20    40

$$

TXZ029-182230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
308 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Date             Mon 09/18/17            Tue 09/19/17            Wed 09/20/17
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                      89          63          92          63          91
Temp          61 60 72 84 89 84 73 68 65 63 75 87 92 86 74 69 66 63 74 86 91 85
Dewpt         61 60 61 61 59 57 58 60 61 60 59 56 52 49 48 49 50 51 51 50 48 46
Min/Max RH                   36          90          25          65          23
RH           100100 69 46 37 40 60 75 86 90 58 35 26 28 40 49 57 65 44 29 23 26
Wind Dir      SE  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW  W SW
Wind Spd       5  4  9 11 10  8  8  8  8  9 11 13 12 10 10 10  9  6  5  4  5  6
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     49 42 38 35 42 49 38 27 17  8  9  9 17 24 20 15  9  5  5  4  4  4
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3100 10500   200   300  8200 11600   200   200  8800 10000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             11    12     8    12    18    18     8    10    12    12
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          Thu 09/21/17  Fri 09/22/17  Sat 09/23/17  Sun 09/24/17
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          62    91      64    86      64    80      62    79
Temp          68 62 86 86   69 64 82 82   68 64 77 76   66 62 76 75
Dewpt         51 54 53 52   58 60 63 59   62 62 65 63   61 59 64 62
Max/Min RH       75    27      88    42      93    58      91    59
RH            55 75 32 32   67 87 52 46   80 93 66 63   85 90 66 64
PWind Dir        SW    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          0     5      10    30      20    40      40    50

$$

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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