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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

TXZ024-151015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          93          70          94          70
Temp          88 85 77 74 72 70 81 90 93 90 79 75 72 70 81 91 94 91 80 75 72 70
Dewpt         70 66 68 69 68 68 69 68 67 68 68 68 68 67 68 67 65 63 64 67 67 66
Max/Min RH                   95          43          90          37          87
RH            55 53 75 85 89 95 69 49 43 49 69 79 86 90 65 45 39 40 59 74 83 87
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  E
Wind Spd       6  8  5  5  5  4  9  9 12 13 11  5  6  8  9  5  4  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     50 61 53 44 38 41 44 44 47 66 82 61 73 39 33 37 34 41 33 22 28 26
PoP 12hr                     40          30          30          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.03        0.05        0.28        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S
LAL                     4     4     1     3     3     3     1     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     2     3     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              3000   700  7900 10100  5700   400  3100  7500  5100   400
T Wind Dir              E    NE     S     S     S    SE    SW     S     E    NE
T Wind Spd              6    10     9    17    14     4    12     2     4     5
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          94      71    92      69    92      70    94      71    93
Temp          91 91   76 71 89 89   74 69 89 89   75 70 91 91   76 71 90 90
Dewpt         68 64   66 66 67 63   65 65 66 62   65 65 63 60   62 62 62 58
Min/Max RH       39      85    39      87    38      84    33      73    32
RH            47 41   72 85 47 42   73 87 47 41   71 84 40 36   61 73 39 34
PWind Dir        SE       S     S       S    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      20    20      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ026-151015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      73          94          73          96          73
Temp          90 88 80 77 75 73 83 91 94 91 81 78 75 73 84 93 96 93 82 78 75 73
Dewpt         69 68 69 69 68 69 69 69 68 69 68 69 69 68 69 69 68 66 68 69 69 68
Max/Min RH                   87          43          84          39          84
RH            50 52 70 77 80 87 63 49 43 49 64 75 81 84 62 46 40 42 62 74 81 84
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  E  E
Wind Spd       4  6  5  5  5  4  9  9 13 13 11  6  8  8 10 10  9  8  6  5  5  4
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     47 59 59 53 45 51 49 45 47 65 87 69 85 57 63 35 39 43 41 25 31 25
PoP 12hr                     30          30          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.05        0.25        0.01        0.03
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     1     3     4     4     1     3     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2000   400  6700  8400  4300   600  1800  7000  3900   300
T Wind Dir              E    NE    SE     S    SE    SE     S     S     S    NE
T Wind Spd              5     6    10    19    11     9    11     9     4     5
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          95      72    93      72    93      72    95      73    95
Temp          92 92   77 72 90 90   77 72 90 90   77 72 92 92   78 73 92 92
Dewpt         69 66   67 68 68 64   65 66 67 64   66 66 65 62   64 63 64 61
Min/Max RH       40      87    40      81    40      81    35      71    34
RH            47 43   71 87 48 42   67 81 47 42   70 81 41 37   62 71 40 36
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S       S    SW       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      30    20      20    20      10     5

$$

TXZ043-151015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      73          95          72          98          73
Temp          94 91 81 78 75 73 83 92 95 92 81 77 74 72 84 94 98 95 83 79 76 73
Dewpt         65 62 65 66 66 64 67 68 65 67 67 67 68 67 70 69 66 64 66 68 67 66
Max/Min RH                   76          38          85          35          78
RH            40 38 58 67 73 73 58 47 38 45 63 72 82 85 64 45 36 38 57 69 75 78
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  6  5  4  4  4 10 12 12 11 10  6  4  8 12 10  9  9  8  6  5  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     65 67 67 64 57 63 75 58 61 74 83 74 83 64 60 51 49 58 43 28 31 25
PoP 12hr                     30          20          30          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.03        0.19        0.01        0.01
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     3     2     2
Haines                  2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4400   300  6900  8800  5000   400  5900 13300  7800   400
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SE     S
T Wind Spd              9     5    16    17    13     5    17    10    12     9
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      73    95      72    95      73    96      73    96
Temp          93 93   78 73 92 92   77 72 92 92   78 73 93 93   78 73 93 93
Dewpt         68 64   64 65 65 62   64 64 65 62   64 63 62 60   61 62 62 59
Min/Max RH       35      76    34      77    35      71    30      68    30
RH            45 39   63 76 40 37   64 77 42 37   62 71 36 34   56 68 36 32
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      20    20      10    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-151015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          90          68          93          69
Temp          89 86 78 74 72 70 79 87 90 87 77 73 70 68 80 90 93 90 79 74 71 69
Dewpt         67 62 64 65 65 65 66 66 67 66 66 65 65 65 66 65 59 60 61 63 64 64
Max/Min RH                   84          47          90          32          84
RH            48 44 63 73 79 84 64 49 47 50 69 76 84 90 63 44 32 37 55 68 77 84
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  9  8  6  6  4 11 10 12 13 12  6  6  8  9  5  4  4  6  6  6  5
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     64 65 62 55 52 48 49 54 60 77 81 60 64 34 19 29 39 44 39 25 21 15
PoP 12hr                     40          30          30          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.07        0.15           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     4     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4300   200  7900  8100  3300   300  3900 13800  8100   200
T Wind Dir             SE     E     S     S     S     S    SW     W    NE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     4    16    16     9     6    11     6     5     5
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          92      69    91      68    90      69    92      69    91
Temp          89 89   74 69 88 88   73 68 87 87   74 69 89 89   74 69 88 88
Dewpt         66 63   63 63 65 63   63 63 64 62   62 61 60 58   59 60 60 59
Min/Max RH       40      81    41      84    41      76    32      73    34
RH            47 42   68 81 47 44   71 84 47 43   67 76 38 35   59 73 39 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      20    20      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ031-151015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      71          96          71          97          72
Temp          93 90 80 76 73 71 83 93 96 93 81 77 74 71 83 93 97 94 82 78 75 72
Dewpt         68 67 69 69 68 68 68 68 66 68 68 69 69 67 68 69 67 66 67 69 68 67
Max/Min RH                   90          39          89          36          84
RH            45 48 70 80 84 90 63 46 39 46 65 78 86 87 62 45 37 41 61 75 80 84
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SE
Wind Spd       4  6  5  4  5  4  9 11 13 13 12  6  5  8 10 10  9  8  6  8  4  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     51 59 62 53 47 54 63 49 49 65 83 71 85 57 60 41 37 46 41 24 37 27
PoP 12hr                     30          30          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.05        0.27        0.01        0.03
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     1     3     4     4     1     3     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              2600   400  7500  9600  4200   400  3200  7600  5300   600
T Wind Dir              E    NE     S     S    SE     E     S     S     S     E
T Wind Spd              5     4    13    19    11     5    14     8     6     3
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          97      72    95      71    95      72    97      73    96
Temp          94 94   78 72 92 92   76 71 92 92   77 72 94 94   78 73 93 93
Dewpt         68 65   67 67 67 63   65 66 66 63   66 65 64 62   64 63 62 61
Min/Max RH       37      84    36      83    36      79    32      71    32
RH            45 40   71 84 44 39   68 83 43 39   69 79 38 35   62 71 36 35
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      20    20      10    10      10     5

$$

TXZ029-151015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
242 PM CDT Mon Aug 14 2017

Date           08/14/17      Tue 08/15/17            Wed 08/16/17            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      67          89          68          91          67
Temp          86 83 75 71 69 67 77 86 89 86 76 73 70 68 79 88 91 88 77 72 69 67
Dewpt         68 67 67 66 65 65 69 68 66 67 67 66 66 65 68 65 61 62 62 64 64 64
Max/Min RH                   93          47          90          37          90
RH            55 58 77 84 87 93 76 55 47 53 73 80 87 90 70 47 37 42 61 75 83 90
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  8  6  6  5  4  9 10 12 13 10  6  5  5  8  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     52 59 51 45 40 35 33 48 49 73 83 55 55 31 18 28 29 34 33 20 18 23
PoP 12hr                     40          30          30          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.07        0.06        0.22           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     4     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              3600   600  6800  9500  4900   300  4700 13100  7200   400
T Wind Dir             SE     E     S     S    SE     S    SW     W    NE     E
T Wind Spd              9    10    16    16    11     6    12     5     5     6
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           08/17  Fri 08/18/17  Sat 08/19/17  Sun 08/20/17  Mon 08/21/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          90      67    89      66    88      67    90      67    89
Temp          87 87   72 67 86 86   71 66 85 85   72 67 87 87   72 67 86 86
Dewpt         66 64   65 63 65 63   63 63 65 62   63 62 62 59   60 60 61 60
Min/Max RH       42      87    44      90    43      84    37      78    38
RH            50 47   78 87 50 47   76 90 51 46   74 84 44 39   66 78 43 41
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      20    20      10    10       5    10

$$

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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