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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

TXZ024-062215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      50          27          40          26          57
Temp             33 37 45 50 40 35 33 31 30 31 37 40 34 28 26 27 28 36 51 57 45
Dewpt            20 20 18 16 15 15 13 13 14 14 13 11 11  9  9 10 13 17 18 17 19
Min/Max RH                   24          57          29          53          21
RH               59 50 33 25 35 43 43 46 52 49 38 29 38 45 48 48 53 45 27 21 35
Wind Dir          W  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW NW NW  N NW
Wind Spd          4  5 10 11  5  5  5  9 10 11 10 12  6  5  6  9 11 13 17 16  9
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        50 43 35 32 29 36 43 49 55 50 45 35 25 16 16 35 42 40 36 27 19
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              4100  7000   200  1600  4300  5800   100   100  4100  6300
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     N     N     N     N     W     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              5    12     5    11    20    11     6     9    14    20
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            34    64      37    67      39    62      36    60
Temp          37   34 57 51 40   37 61 54 44   39 58 51 39   36 55 50
Dewpt         17   18 15 18 16   19 14 19 19   22 19 22 22   22 20 23
Max/Min RH         52    15      48    13      50    19      58    22
RH            45   52 19 27 39   48 16 25 37   50 22 31 50   58 26 35
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-062215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      52          28          42          26          57
Temp             33 38 47 51 43 37 33 31 30 32 38 42 35 30 28 27 26 36 52 57 47
Dewpt            20 22 18 16 16 16 15 14 14 16 11 11 12 14 12 11 14 18 18 19 19
Min/Max RH                   24          58          28          60          22
RH               58 52 31 24 33 42 47 49 51 51 32 28 38 51 50 50 60 47 26 22 32
Wind Dir          W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          3  5  9 11  6  6  5  8 10 12 12 11  6  4  5  6  8 10 13 13  8
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        48 40 31 25 19 30 41 46 50 48 45 32 19 22 13 29 39 40 38 27 17
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4000  7500   100   200  3300  5800   100     0  3800  5400
T Wind Dir             NW    NE     N     N     N    NW     W     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              4    12     6     6    18    12     5     6    10    16
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    64      35    67      38    63      35    60
Temp          38   33 58 52 38   35 61 56 43   38 58 52 39   35 54 51
Dewpt         19   20 16 18 20   19 15 19 21   20 20 22 23   22 21 25
Max/Min RH         58    15      54    14      48    20      61    23
RH            46   58 19 26 48   52 16 23 41   48 23 31 52   59 27 36
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW      SW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-062215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      46          29          42          25          57
Temp             37 39 43 45 42 37 35 32 31 33 39 41 37 31 28 26 26 35 51 57 50
Dewpt            20 22 21 20 22 24 25 19 17 15 14 13 13 14 13 14 14 16 17 17 18
Min/Max RH                   37          69          30          62          21
RH               51 51 42 37 44 60 68 58 56 48 35 31 36 49 53 59 61 46 26 21 29
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          3  2  4  4  4  4  4  5  8 13 13 10  4  4  4  6  8  9 11 12  5
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        95 92 89 76 62 70 77 75 72 68 64 52 40 20  5 11 12 24 30 25 20
PoP 12hr                     30           5           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain              C  C  C  C
Snow              C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2100  2100   900   300  4400  4500  1600   100  4800  7000
T Wind Dir              S     W    NW     N     N     N     W     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              3     6     6     6    19    11    10    10    11    16
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    66      36    68      38    63      36    61
Temp          37   34 60 56 40   36 62 59 45   38 59 55 42   36 56 54
Dewpt         21   21 15 17 21   22 18 20 26   26 21 22 24   24 19 23
Max/Min RH         60    14      58    15      62    20      62    20
RH            51   60 17 22 46   58 17 22 47   62 23 27 48   62 23 30
PWind Dir          NW    NW       W     W      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-062215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      46          24          38          23          54
Temp             34 36 41 45 38 32 28 28 26 28 34 38 33 27 24 23 23 30 46 54 45
Dewpt            22 24 22 18 19 20 17 16 15 15 13 11 11 11 12 12 14 16 17 16 17
Min/Max RH                   32          68          32          68          22
RH               61 61 46 33 46 61 63 60 62 58 41 32 39 50 60 62 68 55 31 22 32
Wind Dir         SE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W NW NW  N NW
Wind Spd          3  4  9 10  6  5  8  8 10 13 13 12  8  6  6  8  9 12 18 17 10
Clouds           OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        88 78 67 55 43 48 53 62 70 68 65 48 31 12  8 22 29 31 31 23 17
PoP 12hr                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain              S  S  S  S
Snow              S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2800  4900  1800  2000  3500  3500   500   100  4200  6500
T Wind Dir             SE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     W     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              3     9     6    13    21    11     9     9    13    21
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            31    64      31    65      34    61      30    60
Temp          34   31 57 52 35   31 59 55 39   34 55 50 35   30 53 52
Dewpt         18   18 16 15 16   20 17 17 19   24 20 19 20   22 19 22
Max/Min RH         58    15      63    15      66    19      72    21
RH            51   58 20 23 45   63 19 22 44   66 25 29 54   72 26 31
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW     W      SW    NW       N    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-062215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      53          28          43          25          58
Temp             36 42 49 52 43 38 33 31 29 33 39 43 35 29 26 26 26 36 52 58 46
Dewpt            23 24 19 16 17 16 16 16 14 15 12 11 12 13 12 13 14 17 18 18 20
Min/Max RH                   24          57          27          61          21
RH               59 49 30 24 34 41 50 53 54 48 32 27 38 51 56 56 61 44 26 21 35
Wind Dir         SW  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          3  4  8 10  5  5  5  6  9 12 12 11  6  4  5  6  8 10 13 13  6
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        66 53 41 33 24 35 45 51 56 56 56 39 22 21 11 28 35 38 37 26 16
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain
Snow
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              4000  7400   200   500  3400  3900   700   100  4600  5700
T Wind Dir              W    NE     N     N     N    NW    SW     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8    11     5     9    19    10     6     6    11    16
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            33    66      35    68      38    65      36    63
Temp          36   33 60 52 39   35 63 56 43   38 60 53 39   36 58 52
Dewpt         19   19 16 19 20   20 14 19 21   22 20 23 23   23 21 25
Max/Min RH         55    15      54    13      52    18      60    21
RH            50   55 18 27 47   54 15 23 41   52 21 30 52   60 24 36
PWind Dir          NW    NW       W    NW      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-062215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
441 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      46          22          37          22          54
Temp             29 33 43 46 38 29 27 25 23 25 32 37 31 25 22 22 22 31 47 54 43
Dewpt            19 21 17 15 15 16 16 14 14 15 13 10 10 11 11 11 14 17 17 17 17
Min/Max RH                   27          74          32          71          23
RH               66 61 35 28 38 58 63 62 68 65 45 32 41 55 62 62 71 56 30 23 35
Wind Dir          W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          3  3 10 11  5  4  5  6  8 12 13 13  6  5  5  6  9 12 18 16  8
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        60 51 42 37 32 36 40 49 58 56 53 42 30 11 15 32 36 36 34 23 14
PoP 12hr                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain
Snow
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              4600  6200  1100  2100  3500  4500   100   100  4100  6400
T Wind Dir              E    NE    NE    NE     N     N     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              4    12     9    14    23    12     6     8    13    23
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            29    62      30    64      33    59      29    58
Temp          33   29 56 49 34   30 58 52 39   33 54 48 33   29 52 48
Dewpt         18   18 16 15 17   19 17 18 18   20 19 20 21   21 20 22
Max/Min RH         63    16      63    16      58    21      72    23
RH            53   63 20 25 49   63 20 26 42   58 25 33 61   72 28 35
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW     W      SW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     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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