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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TXZ024-192215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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          59          78          61          82
Temp                64 75 79 73 66 63 61 59 66 75 78 73 67 64 63 61 69 78 82 71
Dewpt               49 49 48 51 52 52 54 56 59 60 59 59 59 59 59 60 59 53 45 44
Min/Max RH                   34          93          52          95          27
RH                  59 40 34 46 61 67 77 89 78 60 52 62 76 83 87 95 71 41 27 37
Wind Dir             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW
Wind Spd             4  9 13  9  8  9  9  9 12 16 17 12 13 13 13 13 14 13 13 11
Clouds              SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)           40 39 49 66 79 86 85 83 80 63 48 47 50 25 31 34 27 36 32 41
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                        2     2     3     3     3     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                    3100   900  1300  2500  5100   700   700  4400  9600
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd                   19    16    14    20    23    24    24    20    19
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          48    71      47    78      50    69      46    71
Temp          55 48 67 64   52 47 73 69   56 50 66 62   51 46 67 64
Dewpt         35 34 22 31   33 35 36 39   39 39 35 35   35 34 32 36
Max/Min RH       58    17      63    23      65    28      63    26
RH            47 58 18 29   48 62 26 33   53 65 32 36   55 62 28 35
PWind Dir         N     N       W     W       N     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10     5       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ026-192215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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          60          78          62          84
Temp                64 76 81 74 67 64 62 60 67 75 78 73 68 65 64 62 70 80 84 73
Dewpt               48 50 48 49 50 53 56 57 61 61 61 60 61 61 60 60 61 58 51 51
Min/Max RH                   32          93          56          93          32
RH                  56 40 32 41 54 67 80 89 82 62 56 64 79 86 88 93 73 47 32 45
Wind Dir             S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW NW
Wind Spd             8 10 13 10 10 11 10  9 13 14 17 12 13 16 12 11 12 13 13 11
Clouds              SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)           34 35 40 50 70 84 87 90 89 84 62 52 48 27 37 42 38 48 38 55
PoP 12hr                      5           5          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.01        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     1     3     3     2     2     2     2
Haines                        3     2     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                    3800   500  1100  1800  3900  1500   900  2600  8300
T Wind Dir                    S    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd                   16    11    16    20    23    16    13    17    14
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          50    73      48    79      53    71      47    72
Temp          57 50 69 65   53 48 74 71   58 53 68 64   52 47 68 65
Dewpt         41 37 32 33   35 36 40 41   41 40 35 35   36 36 36 36
Max/Min RH       60    22      65    26      61    27      65    27
RH            55 60 25 30   50 62 30 34   53 61 30 34   55 65 31 34
PWind Dir         N     N       W    SW      NE     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-192215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                      82          61          81          63          87
Temp                65 77 82 75 68 65 63 61 68 78 81 75 69 67 65 63 72 83 87 76
Dewpt               48 51 50 50 52 55 58 59 62 62 60 59 60 60 61 61 62 60 52 49
Min/Max RH                   33          97          48          93          30
RH                  54 40 33 41 56 70 82 92 79 59 49 57 72 79 87 93 71 46 30 38
Wind Dir             S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd             8 11 12  8  9  9  8  6 12 14 13 11 12 13 10 10 14 14 13 10
Clouds              SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)           37 38 45 67 81 75 86 89 86 72 54 41 43 19 36 39 30 41 34 45
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S                          S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S                          S
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines                        3     3     4     4     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt                    3800   400  2000  3100  5600  2300   700  2600  9100
T Wind Dir                    S    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd                   14    10    16    20    23    13    16    23    23
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          52    73      48    81      52    71      47    72
Temp          59 52 69 65   53 48 75 72   58 52 68 64   52 47 68 65
Dewpt         44 37 28 30   33 34 33 36   40 40 33 33   35 35 33 33
Max/Min RH       57    19      58    18      64    24      64    23
RH            56 56 21 26   46 58 21 27   51 64 27 32   53 63 27 31
PWind Dir        NW     N       W    SW      NW     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL
PoP 12hr         20     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-192215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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          58          79          59          82
Temp                61 73 77 71 65 62 60 58 66 75 79 73 66 63 61 59 68 78 82 71
Dewpt               48 49 49 52 53 52 55 56 58 58 57 55 57 58 59 58 57 50 43 40
Min/Max RH                   37          96          46          96          25
RH                  62 43 37 51 66 70 83 92 76 55 47 54 73 84 92 96 69 37 25 33
Wind Dir             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW
Wind Spd             9 11 12  9 10 11 11 10 13 14 16 13 14 16 13 12 13 13 16 12
Clouds              SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)           41 50 75 87 84 78 85 86 71 56 38 38 37 29 33 38 25 31 29 36
PoP 12hr                     10          20          10          10           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                        3     3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt                    3200  1700  1800  3100  4800  1300   700  5200  8800
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd                   13    17    19    18    24    21    20    18    19
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          45    71      46    79      49    69      44    69
Temp          52 45 67 63   51 46 73 70   55 49 66 61   49 44 65 62
Dewpt         35 34 24 27   30 33 34 36   37 39 34 34   33 33 33 34
Max/Min RH       64    17      60    20      67    27      65    27
RH            51 64 20 25   44 60 24 29   51 67 31 36   54 64 30 35
PWind Dir         N     N       W     W       N    NE       N     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-192215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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          61          79          63          86
Temp                64 78 83 76 69 65 63 61 68 76 79 74 69 66 65 63 72 82 86 75
Dewpt               49 50 49 50 50 54 56 58 61 61 60 60 60 60 61 60 61 58 51 50
Min/Max RH                   32          92          52          91          30
RH                  58 38 32 41 52 67 77 88 79 60 52 62 74 82 88 90 70 44 30 42
Wind Dir             S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW NW
Wind Spd             6 11 12  9  9 11 10  9 13 16 17 12 13 14 12 12 14 13 13 10
Clouds              SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)           39 37 41 55 77 86 86 88 87 80 59 45 41 24 34 35 31 46 32 54
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
Haines                        3     2     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                    3500   800  1200  3100  5100  3200   800  2500  8300
T Wind Dir                    S    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd                   17    12    14    24    26    21    20    21    17
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          50    74      48    81      52    71      47    72
Temp          57 50 70 66   53 48 75 72   58 52 68 64   52 47 68 65
Dewpt         41 37 31 34   36 36 39 41   40 41 36 35   37 36 35 36
Max/Min RH       60    21      64    23      65    27      65    26
RH            55 60 23 31   52 64 27 33   52 65 31 34   57 65 30 34
PWind Dir         N     N       W    SW      NE     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-192215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
909 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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          56          76          57          79
Temp                60 72 77 70 63 60 58 56 63 73 76 70 64 61 59 57 65 75 79 68
Dewpt               48 48 48 50 53 53 53 54 57 58 57 56 57 57 57 57 57 49 41 40
Min/Max RH                   36          96          52         100          25
RH                  64 42 36 48 69 77 82 92 80 60 52 61 79 87 93 99 75 40 26 36
Wind Dir             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd             8 10 13  9  9  9 11  9 13 14 16 11 13 14 12 10 12 13 14 10
Clouds              SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)           41 42 66 80 83 85 77 86 68 46 37 29 39 27 27 34 25 25 24 35
PoP 12hr                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                           1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                        2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                    4800   900  1800  2700  4800   800   700  5800  9000
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd                   18    17    21    18    25    24    23    19    20
RFTI                 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


Date          Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          43    69      44    77      45    67      42    69
Temp          50 43 65 61   49 44 71 67   51 45 63 59   47 42 64 62
Dewpt         35 32 24 27   32 34 35 37   38 38 34 35   35 33 33 33
Max/Min RH       64    19      68    23      75    29      70    26
RH            56 64 21 27   52 67 26 33   60 75 33 40   63 69 31 34
PWind Dir         N     N       W     W       N    NE       N     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

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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