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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

TXZ024-182215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      85          53          77          58          78
Temp          55 52 64 79 85 75 64 59 57 53 62 73 77 71 65 62 60 58 65 75 78 72
Dewpt         41 41 44 47 46 48 48 45 45 46 48 49 49 51 53 52 54 55 58 59 59 59
Min/Max RH                   26          80          37          93          52
RH            58 65 48 32 26 38 56 58 64 76 61 43 37 49 66 70 80 89 78 59 52 62
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  6  8  6 11  8  6  4  3  4  6 10 13  9  9  9  9 10 13 14 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  3  3  4 10 12 22 30 23 34 23 33 51 70 69 84 88 79 66 61 35 42
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1
Haines                  2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              2500  7400   100   100  2200  3000  2100  1000  2000  5700
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             12    12     6     3     9    19    20    16    19    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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          60    81      47    70      48    77      50    73
Temp          64 60 77 70   54 47 66 63   52 48 72 69   55 50 69 66
Dewpt         59 58 52 45   37 34 28 33   35 36 38 43   42 41 40 42
Max/Min RH       94    31      59    22      63    26      71    31
RH            84 93 41 40   53 59 24 32   51 62 28 38   60 70 34 41
PWind Dir         S     W       N     N      SW     N       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10    20      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-182215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      85          53          80          60          78
Temp          53 49 62 79 85 75 64 59 57 53 63 75 80 74 67 64 62 60 67 75 78 73
Dewpt         41 40 44 46 46 46 46 45 46 47 49 50 48 49 52 54 57 57 60 61 61 59
Min/Max RH                   26          83          33          93          55
RH            65 70 51 31 26 36 52 59 68 79 60 41 33 42 59 70 83 89 79 62 56 61
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  6 10 12  9  9  6  5  5  9 11 13  9 10 11  9  9 12 14 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      1  3  3  4  7 12 25 25 24 30 16 24 39 55 74 80 89 88 78 82 59 46
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3
Haines                  4     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              1800  3100   100   100  2500  3200   500  1900  2500  3300
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8    14     6     5    12    17    11    17    18    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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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    81      50    73      49    78      52    75
Temp          65 62 78 71   56 50 69 66   54 49 73 70   57 52 71 68
Dewpt         59 60 57 52   41 36 34 35   37 37 41 43   43 41 42 42
Max/Min RH       93    40      60    24      63    28      66    31
RH            80 93 49 50   57 58 27 32   53 62 31 38   59 65 35 39
PWind Dir         S    SW       N     N       S    NW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10    30      20     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-182215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      87          54          79          61          81
Temp          54 50 64 81 87 77 66 61 58 54 63 75 79 73 67 65 63 61 68 78 81 75
Dewpt         39 40 43 43 43 43 44 44 46 47 50 51 49 49 52 54 58 59 62 61 60 59
Min/Max RH                   21          80          35          97          50
RH            58 67 46 26 21 30 47 55 66 76 63 44 35 42 58 69 84 93 80 57 50 57
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4  8 10 12  8  6  5  4  4  6 10 12  8  6  8  8  8 13 14 14 13
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)      1  3  6 10 14 20 23 31 19 25 21 41 59 72 75 76 90 88 77 78 50 42
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        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     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     3     3     2     3     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1800  5000   200   200  2700  3400  1200  1900  3200  5400
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    13     6     5    11    19    11    16    21    21
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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          63    86      52    73      49    80      52    76
Temp          67 63 82 75   59 52 69 66   54 49 75 71   58 52 72 69
Dewpt         60 60 59 50   46 38 29 31   36 35 35 37   41 42 39 38
Max/Min RH       90    34      63    19      58    20      69    26
RH            79 89 46 42   63 58 22 27   51 58 23 29   55 68 31 33
PWind Dir         S    SW      NW     N      SW    NW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    20      30     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-182215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      84          52          74          57          79
Temp          52 49 62 78 84 74 63 58 56 52 60 70 74 69 63 60 59 57 65 75 79 72
Dewpt         40 40 42 45 45 46 45 42 43 46 48 49 50 51 53 52 53 55 57 58 56 55
Min/Max RH                   26          83          43          96          44
RH            63 70 48 31 26 37 51 54 63 79 64 47 43 53 70 74 81 92 75 55 45 54
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  5  8  9 11  9  9  8  5  6  9 11 13 11 10 11 10 11 13 13 14 13
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  4 17 17 18 22 22 39 26 30 49 57 77 81 82 74 83 80 71 49 35 39
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              2100  8500   200   200  1300  2700  2100  1200  3000  5300
T Wind Dir             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    12     9     5    11    12    17    14    17    20
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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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    81      46    71      46    78      48    73
Temp          62 58 77 70   53 46 67 63   51 46 73 69   54 48 69 66
Dewpt         56 57 48 41   36 34 27 32   33 35 35 40   40 41 39 40
Max/Min RH       96    27      62    21      65    23      77    30
RH            80 96 36 35   52 62 22 31   50 65 25 35   59 76 34 39
PWind Dir         S     W       N     N      SW    NW      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    10       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-182215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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                      87          53          81          60          79
Temp          54 50 64 81 87 76 65 60 57 53 63 76 81 74 67 64 62 60 67 76 79 74
Dewpt         40 40 44 46 46 47 46 45 46 47 49 50 49 50 52 54 57 57 61 61 60 60
Min/Max RH                   25          82          33          93          52
RH            60 68 49 30 25 36 51 58 67 78 59 40 33 42 58 69 83 89 80 60 52 62
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  4  8 10 12  8  8  8  6  4  8 11 13 10  9 10  9  8 13 14 16 13
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      1  2  5  4  9 11 27 29 26 28 17 26 46 64 73 83 88 88 78 80 58 46
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  4     2     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1900  4200   200   200  2700  3500  1600  1700  2400  4600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    16     8     5    11    20    14    19    20    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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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    84      50    73      48    80      52    76
Temp          65 62 80 73   57 50 69 65   53 48 75 71   58 52 72 69
Dewpt         60 60 57 52   42 37 33 35   37 37 40 43   43 42 42 42
Max/Min RH       94    36      59    23      65    26      70    30
RH            83 94 45 46   59 59 26 32   54 65 30 36   60 69 34 38
PWind Dir         S    SW       N     N       S    NW       N     N
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr         10    20      20     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-182215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
357 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date             Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17
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          50          73          55          77
Temp          52 48 61 77 83 73 62 57 54 50 59 69 73 67 61 59 57 55 63 73 77 71
Dewpt         41 41 43 46 44 47 46 44 44 45 48 48 49 50 53 52 53 54 57 58 57 55
Min/Max RH                   25          86          43         100          49
RH            67 76 52 33 25 40 57 63 70 82 68 47 43 54 74 79 87 96 80 59 50 57
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  5  9  9 10  8  8  6  5  4  8 10 12  9  9 10  8  9 13 14 14 12
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  3  5  8 11 14 21 31 18 25 28 46 66 74 77 79 84 78 62 45 32 33
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
Haines                  4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              2800  7800   200   200  2100  2300  2100   900  1900  5200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             14    12    10     8    12    14    18    18    18    20
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          Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          57    78      43    69      45    76      47    71
Temp          61 57 74 67   50 43 65 62   50 45 71 67   53 47 67 64
Dewpt         56 55 49 42   36 33 27 32   33 35 35 41   41 40 40 40
Max/Min RH       95    31      67    22      68    25      76    32
RH            84 92 41 40   58 67 24 33   52 67 27 39   64 76 37 41
PWind Dir         S     W       N    NW      SW    NW       N    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    20       5     0       0     0       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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