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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

TXZ024-212215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      77          46          86          52          81
Temp             43 48 67 76 74 62 57 52 51 56 76 85 82 68 62 57 54 58 72 80 77
Dewpt            21 23 20 18 26 27 32 34 35 36 33 29 31 32 33 33 32 32 26 18 11
Min/Max RH                   12          56          13          42           8
RH               41 37 16 12 17 26 39 51 51 48 21 13 16 26 33 40 42 37 18 10  8
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  9 10 12 13 11  9  9  9 11 16 21 27 20
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  5  8  4 10 14 14 23 19 17 27 20 25 31 28 14 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     6     4     5
Mix Hgt              3000  4600   100   100  4400  9000   100   100  5700  7900
T Wind Dir              W     S     S    SW     W     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     3     5     8    12    18     9    14    20    33
RFTI              0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  7  5
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EX CH


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            41    60      32    56      38    70      43    78
Temp          51   43 54 57 40   34 50 54 45   40 62 67 52   46 69 75
Dewpt         12   14 12 10 22   20 17 18 24   27 26 26 33   33 26 22
Max/Min RH         31    14      59    23      61    20      60    13
RH            21   31 18 15 48   56 28 25 44   61 26 21 47   59 20 14
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-212215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      77          45          87          49          84
Temp             44 48 67 76 74 61 56 51 48 54 76 85 83 68 60 55 52 56 74 82 80
Dewpt            26 29 28 24 28 29 32 34 35 37 35 33 35 36 38 38 34 35 34 27 19
Min/Max RH                   14          58          15          53          10
RH               49 47 23 14 18 29 40 52 58 52 22 15 18 31 44 53 50 45 23 13 10
Wind Dir         NW NW  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  9 10 11 11 10  8  8 12 18 26 21
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  6 10  4  7 12 11 19 12  7 29 20 22 30 32 11 15
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              1800  3900   600     0  1000  4800     0     0  3600  7700
T Wind Dir             NW     N     S     S     W    SW    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              5     3     5     4     5     9     8     6    11    23
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  4
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CH CL


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            42    61      32    55      37    71      44    78
Temp          52   44 55 58 40   34 49 53 44   39 62 68 53   47 69 75
Dewpt         17   20 24 17 23   22 16 18 25   29 32 31 39   37 31 27
Max/Min RH         41    20      64    23      67    23      71    16
RH            25   38 30 20 50   61 26 25 47   67 32 25 59   68 24 17
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE     E       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-212215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      79          44          87          52          86
Temp             44 49 68 78 75 61 56 51 50 55 76 86 83 69 63 58 55 59 76 84 82
Dewpt            26 31 27 22 26 29 33 35 36 38 36 32 31 33 36 37 34 35 34 27 19
Min/Max RH                   12          63          14          46          10
RH               51 51 21 12 16 28 42 54 56 53 23 14 15 26 37 46 46 41 22 12 10
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          6  4  5  4  3  4  4  4  5  8  9 10  9  9 10  9  9 13 18 20 18
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  3  4  4  6  9  9 21 13  6 11 14 13 13 21 24 16
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              2200  4700  1900   100  1600  7300   100   100  4600  7900
T Wind Dir              W     N     S    SW     W     W    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     3     5     5    10    17     8    11    16    26
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            43    67      34    59      40    74      47    81
Temp          54   45 60 64 43   36 53 57 48   42 65 71 56   50 72 78
Dewpt         16   20 16  8 26   25 19 20 27   31 35 32 42   44 33 24
Max/Min RH         36    10      64    21      65    22      81    13
RH            22   36 18 11 51   64 26 23 44   65 33 24 59   81 24 13
PWind Dir           W     W       N     E       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-212215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      78          40          86          47          80
Temp             38 44 66 76 74 59 53 47 47 53 74 84 82 66 58 53 50 54 70 78 76
Dewpt            22 26 24 24 28 30 32 33 35 37 32 27 24 25 29 32 30 32 27 17  8
Min/Max RH                   14          65          11          48           7
RH               52 49 20 14 18 33 44 58 60 54 21 12 12 21 33 44 46 43 20 10  7
Wind Dir         NW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6  6  5  5  4  5  6  6  8 11 13 16 12 10 10  6  8 13 24 29 24
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  2  3  5  7  7 12 19 17 31 21 25 19 25 26 35 26 21 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2200  3600  1000   100  4400  7400   100   100  5700  8500
T Wind Dir              W     S     S    SW     W     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              5     6     6     6    13    19     8     9    16    35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  7
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL EX EX


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            37    61      30    58      36    72      41    77
Temp          48   39 54 58 39   32 51 56 44   39 63 69 51   44 68 74
Dewpt         11   14 10  3 16   20 18 18 25   26 25 21 32   31 23 16
Max/Min RH         35    10      61    21      59    15      60    10
RH            22   35 17 11 39   61 27 22 47   59 23 16 48   60 18 11
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-212215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      80          44          89          51          85
Temp             44 49 69 79 76 62 56 51 49 55 77 87 85 69 62 57 54 58 75 83 81
Dewpt            25 29 24 22 25 30 34 36 36 38 35 30 34 35 36 36 33 35 30 23 16
Min/Max RH                   12          62          13          45           9
RH               47 46 18 12 15 30 43 55 57 53 22 13 16 28 38 45 45 42 19 11  9
Wind Dir         NW  W  W  W SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  8  8  9 11 12 11 11  8  8 12 19 26 21
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL SC FW FW SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  5  9  4  6 10 10 20 11  5 26 18 17 27 30 11 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2000  4300  1000   100  1600  7300   100   100  6600  8700
T Wind Dir              W     N     S    SW     W     W    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              5     3     5     6     6    13     9     9    14    25
RFTI              0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  6  5
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CH CH


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            42    64      33    56      38    73      45    80
Temp          53   44 57 61 42   35 50 54 46   41 64 70 55   48 71 77
Dewpt         16   19 19 13 24   23 17 18 25   30 32 32 39   38 30 25
Max/Min RH         36    14      63    22      65    22      70    14
RH            23   35 23 15 49   63 27 24 43   65 30 24 56   69 22 14
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE     E       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-212215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
328 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
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                      76          39          84          46          77
Temp             38 44 65 74 72 57 51 46 47 52 73 82 80 64 57 52 48 53 67 75 73
Dewpt            21 24 21 22 26 26 32 34 35 37 32 28 27 27 30 33 31 32 26 17  9
Min/Max RH                   14          73          13          51           8
RH               50 45 18 14 18 30 48 63 58 56 22 14 14 24 35 48 51 44 21 11  8
Wind Dir          W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  8 12 14 16 11  8  9  6  8 13 24 29 21
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  2  4  6  4 11 16 15 25 23 24 20 24 30 38 23 21 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                                                  BD BD
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2800  4300   100   100  5000  7800   100   100  5300  7900
T Wind Dir              W     S     S    SW     W     W    SW    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              5     8     8     8    14    24     8    11    19    35
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  5
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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            35    59      28    55      34    70      40    74
Temp          46   37 52 56 37   30 48 53 42   37 61 67 50   43 65 71
Dewpt         11   13  8  5 18   20 18 18 24   25 25 22 30   29 24 19
Max/Min RH         37    11      66    23      61    17      60    13
RH            24   37 16 12 46   66 30 25 48   61 25 18 46   57 21 14
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1
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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