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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

TXZ024-252215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          52          66          46          82
Temp          66 63 70 79 84 82 69 61 56 53 57 62 65 64 57 55 51 49 60 74 81 79
Dewpt         43 34 31 32 32 38 37 42 44 42 39 36 33 33 35 35 35 36 39 38 36 36
Min/Max RH                   15          68          30          61          20
RH            43 34 23 18 15 21 32 51 66 68 51 38 30 31 43 47 54 61 46 27 20 21
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd      16 13 18 19 19 19 17 13 16 20 19 14 14 11  4  4  4  9 13 16 21 19
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 FW SC B1
Clouds(%)     40 44 53 60 66 71 67 62 66 70 59 47 30 17 21 30 57 60 56 22 36 67
PoP 12hr                      5          20          40           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.06        0.05           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     3     3     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              8400 12600  7900  2700  3300  8700  5300   200 10000 12900
T Wind Dir              W    SW     W     N    NW    NW    SE     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             26    29    20    23    27    26     6     4    17    36
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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          51    80      49    64      40    64      43    76
Temp          61 53 73 77   57 50 60 62   48 42 59 62   51 45 69 74
Dewpt         35 34 33 37   47 46 45 42   40 36 34 32   33 32 35 34
Max/Min RH       48    19      85    48      82    31      60    23
RH            38 48 23 24   69 85 58 48   75 80 39 32   50 60 28 23
PWind Dir        NW     E      NE     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    10      40    40      40     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-252215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          53          67          47          83
Temp          68 65 74 84 90 88 72 63 57 54 58 63 66 65 58 56 52 50 61 75 82 80
Dewpt         48 45 38 33 33 39 40 46 47 44 41 38 36 35 37 37 37 38 41 40 39 38
Min/Max RH                   13          69          32          63          21
RH            49 48 27 16 13 18 31 54 69 69 53 39 33 33 45 49 56 63 48 28 22 22
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd      19 14 18 20 20 20 14 13 16 20 19 14 13 12  3  5  4  8 11 13 19 16
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     35 44 49 54 61 67 61 54 66 77 70 63 43 18 11 29 42 55 63 39 34 69
PoP 12hr                      5          20          40           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.02           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     2     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              8100 11900     0  2400  3100  7900  5400     0  3000 13900
T Wind Dir              W     W     E     N    NW    NW    SE     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             20    21     5    23    25    20     6     4    18    25
RFTI           0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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          54    81      54    67      42    66      45    78
Temp          63 56 75 79   61 55 63 65   50 44 61 64   53 47 71 76
Dewpt         39 38 37 41   49 49 47 44   41 37 35 32   33 33 36 35
Max/Min RH       51    20      80    45      83    30      58    22
RH            41 51 25 26   65 80 56 46   71 76 38 30   46 58 28 22
PWind Dir        NW    NE      NE     N       N    NW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW FW CL
PoP 12hr          5     5      40    30      40     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-252215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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                      92          59          70          51          89
Temp          69 66 75 85 91 89 76 67 62 60 63 67 69 68 62 60 57 54 66 81 88 86
Dewpt         49 49 42 28 28 35 36 40 44 44 43 40 37 36 37 37 38 38 41 38 36 36
Min/Max RH                   10          54          30          54          16
RH            50 54 32 13 10 15 24 37 51 54 48 37 31 31 39 43 49 54 40 21 16 17
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NW NW NW SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      17 16 16 16 21 20 13  9 13 16 20 16 10  8  4  4  4  8 16 13 17 18
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     35 35 35 35 39 43 50 56 51 46 47 47 38 18  8 17 30 51 32 18 13 37
PoP 12hr                      0          10          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     3     3     2     2     5     4     3
Mix Hgt              7800 12400  7900  3200  3600  8300  6100   200  9600 13500
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SW    NW     N    NW     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    34    12    16    29    19     9     5    23    34
RFTI           0  0  0  1  4  2  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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    88      57    77      44    68      46    80
Temp          68 60 81 85   66 59 71 74   54 46 63 66   55 48 73 78
Dewpt         39 38 38 40   49 50 46 43   41 38 35 33   32 32 35 33
Max/Min RH       45    15      74    31      73    29      54    19
RH            34 45 21 20   55 74 41 33   61 73 35 29   41 54 25 19
PWind Dir        SW     E      SE    NW       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    10      30    20      40     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-252215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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                      88          52          69          48          85
Temp          66 63 71 81 87 85 70 62 56 53 59 65 68 67 60 57 54 51 62 77 84 82
Dewpt         40 34 30 27 28 32 36 38 38 38 38 35 32 32 34 34 34 35 36 34 33 33
Min/Max RH                   12          57          26          54          16
RH            38 34 22 14 12 15 29 41 51 57 45 33 26 27 37 42 46 54 38 21 16 17
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd      16 13 19 21 24 23 17 13 13 21 21 18 16 11  5  9  6 11 16 21 21 21
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW SC B1
Clouds(%)     37 40 47 53 62 70 60 50 51 51 45 38 27 17 21 37 50 58 33 18 30 58
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S
Obvis                  BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     2     2     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              7900 13800  9400  1600  5300  9300  5900   200 11300 14300
T Wind Dir              W    SW     W    NW     N    NW     E     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             23    35    18    19    32    25     8     9    23    37
RFTI           0  0  0  3  5  3  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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          54    85      50    70      38    65      41    78
Temp          64 56 78 82   60 52 65 67   48 40 59 63   50 44 70 75
Dewpt         32 31 30 35   44 44 41 39   38 36 33 30   32 31 33 31
Max/Min RH       38    15      74    30      85    29      60    18
RH            30 38 17 18   55 74 41 36   68 85 37 29   50 60 25 20
PWind Dir        NW    SW      NW    NW       N     N      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    10      30    40      40     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-252215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          55          68          48          85
Temp          68 65 74 84 90 88 73 64 59 56 60 65 67 66 59 57 54 51 62 77 84 82
Dewpt         49 46 38 32 32 39 39 43 47 44 41 38 36 35 37 37 37 38 40 39 38 37
Min/Max RH                   13          67          30          60          19
RH            50 50 27 15 13 18 29 46 64 65 51 38 32 32 44 47 52 60 44 25 19 20
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
Wind Spd      16 16 17 19 19 21 17 11 16 20 19 16 13 12  4  5  4  9 13 14 20 17
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     37 42 45 48 56 63 57 50 57 64 60 56 39 17 12 26 40 54 59 36 31 69
PoP 12hr                      5          20          30           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01        0.02           0           0
Rain SHWRS                          S  S  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              8100 12300  7100  2500  3400  7800  5500   200  2300 13600
T Wind Dir              W    SW    SW     N    NW    NW     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             20    26     9    20    27    21     8     4    17    27
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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          55    83      55    70      43    67      45    79
Temp          65 57 77 80   63 56 66 68   52 45 62 65   54 47 72 77
Dewpt         38 37 36 39   49 49 48 44   42 38 36 33   33 33 36 35
Max/Min RH       46    18      78    42      78    30      58    22
RH            37 46 23 23   61 78 52 42   70 76 38 30   45 58 27 22
PWind Dir        NW    NE      NE     N       N    NW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5     5      30    40      40     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-252215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
333 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Date             Tue 04/25/17            Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17
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          49          65          45          81
Temp          63 60 68 77 82 80 66 58 53 50 55 61 64 63 56 54 50 48 59 73 80 78
Dewpt         29 29 28 30 30 34 36 40 43 40 38 35 32 33 34 34 34 35 37 35 34 34
Min/Max RH                   15          71          30          60          19
RH            27 31 22 18 15 19 33 51 69 68 53 38 30 32 43 46 54 60 44 25 19 20
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd      13 11 18 19 20 21 19 13 14 20 19 18 14 10  5  6  6 11 14 20 21 21
Clouds        SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC B1
Clouds(%)     38 42 54 65 70 74 71 68 68 67 53 39 22 17 26 42 60 65 39 16 37 68
PoP 12hr                      0          20          30           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.04        0.04           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S
Obvis                  BD BD
LAL                     1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     3     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              7000 13700  8800  1700  4000  8700  5200   200 11200 12600
T Wind Dir              W    SW     W    NW     N    NW     E     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             26    33    14    13    27    28     8     9    23    40
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date          Fri 04/28/17  Sat 04/29/17  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17
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    80      47    64      37    62      40    75
Temp          60 52 73 77   56 48 59 62   46 39 57 60   49 43 68 73
Dewpt         33 31 30 35   45 44 42 41   38 35 33 31   32 32 34 32
Max/Min RH       44    17      86    43      85    32      65    22
RH            36 44 20 22   66 86 53 46   73 85 40 33   52 65 28 22
PWind Dir        NW    SE      NE     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          5    10      40    50      40     5       5     5

$$

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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