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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

TXZ024-162215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      29          12          45          23          58
Temp          16 14 15 25 29 24 18 16 14 12 17 36 45 38 31 28 25 23 28 49 58 50
Dewpt          2 -2 -4 -6 -4 -2 -4 -5 -5 -5 -3 -2  5  6  9  5 10 11 16 19 23 22
Min/Max RH                   23          49          18          68          26
RH            50 51 42 25 23 32 36 39 43 46 41 19 19 26 39 37 51 58 60 31 26 33
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd       9  6  6  5  4  3  4  4  4  4  5  9 11  6  6  8  9  9  9 10 10  6
Clouds        SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     32 32 19  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  2  3  5  1  4  0  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2800  3500   400   300  2600  3600   300   200  1800  2700
T Wind Dir              N    NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             14     8     4     4     9    14     8     9    17    13
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               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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            32    73      40    73      37    54      30    59
Temp          37   33 62 62 47   41 64 61 45   38 49 46 35   30 51 51
Dewpt         24   23 22 23 24   27 24 22 26   25 21 20 17   16 14 15
Max/Min RH         70    15      59    15      61    27      57    17
RH            58   69 22 22 40   57 21 22 48   60 33 36 49   56 22 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ026-162215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      29           9          42          20          55
Temp          17 14 15 25 29 23 16 13 11  9 14 33 42 35 28 25 22 20 25 46 55 46
Dewpt         -5 -3 -4 -9-12 -8 -7 -6 -4 -3 -3 -2  2  5  6  5  8  9 15 19 23 24
Min/Max RH                   16          57          18          73          29
RH            51 47 41 22 16 25 34 41 50 56 46 21 18 28 38 42 54 60 64 34 29 41
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       9  9  9  9  8  4  4  4  5  5  8 10 12  9  8  8  6  8  8 11 11  9
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     14 14  6  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  5  2  4  0  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200  3700   200   300  1800  3000   100   100  2000  2900
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             18    11     4     5    11    13     8     6     9    14
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               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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            28    70      36    72      36    54      28    58
Temp          34   29 59 59 43   37 62 60 44   37 49 46 33   29 50 49
Dewpt         25   23 25 27 28   29 26 28 31   26 23 21 20   17 16 17
Max/Min RH         81    19      75    19      65    28      63    19
RH            70   79 27 29 55   73 25 29 61   65 35 37 57   61 25 27
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-162215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      30          10          44          18          53
Temp          20 16 17 26 30 24 17 14 12 10 15 35 44 36 28 23 21 19 23 44 53 44
Dewpt         -3 -5 -5 -8-11 -9 -9 -8 -6 -5 -4 -5 -1  3  4  0  4  7 11 16 23 23
Min/Max RH                   16          53          14          68          30
RH            46 39 36 22 16 23 30 36 43 49 43 17 15 24 36 35 48 59 59 33 31 43
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      10  9  9  9  8  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  5  5  5  5  5  8 10 10  8
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     77 77 62 29  6  8  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  6  7 10 12 10  4  0  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200  3700   800   800  2500  3400   200   200  2700  3400
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    11     4     6     9    11     6     6    13    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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            26    69      35    74      36    59      28    60
Temp          32   27 57 58 42   36 64 62 44   37 53 49 35   29 51 51
Dewpt         25   25 30 28 33   34 30 28 33   27 18 19 18   17 13 15
Max/Min RH        100    22      94    18      72    20      60    15
RH            76   94 35 31 68   93 27 28 67   68 25 30 49   60 21 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-162215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      30          11          41          18          53
Temp          16 13 15 25 30 24 18 15 13 11 16 33 41 34 27 23 20 18 23 44 53 44
Dewpt         -2  1 -2 -8 -5 -2 -6 -8 -5 -4 -2 -4  2  3  4  1  9  9 14 17 22 20
Min/Max RH                   21          54          18          76          29
RH            50 59 47 22 21 31 33 34 44 49 45 20 19 27 37 38 61 66 67 34 29 37
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      10  5  5  5  4  2  5  6  4  5  6 12 13  9  8  8  6  6  8 10 11  8
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     81 81 66 23  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  2  5 20 14  8 22  8  4  3  0  4
PoP 12hr                      0           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     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2700  3500   200   200  2500  3200  1400   400  1900  2500
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12     6     5     5     9    18     9     9    11    13
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               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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            26    71      34    72      32    52      26    56
Temp          32   27 59 59 42   35 62 59 40   33 47 44 31   27 48 47
Dewpt         22   21 21 21 23   24 24 21 24   20 19 15 16   12 13 13
Max/Min RH         81    15      66    15      61    24      55    18
RH            67   79 23 23 47   64 23 23 52   59 33 31 52   54 24 25
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-162215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      30          10          44          20          55
Temp          19 16 17 26 30 23 17 14 12 10 15 35 44 36 29 25 22 20 25 46 55 47
Dewpt         -3 -3 -3 -9-10 -7 -6 -5 -3 -3 -2 -2  3  6  7  7  9  8 17 20 24 24
Min/Max RH                   16          58          17          77          30
RH            49 44 41 21 16 25 34 43 51 56 47 20 18 27 40 45 56 60 71 36 30 40
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd      10  8  8  9  6  4  4  4  4  4  6 10 11  8  8  6  6  8  8 11 11  9
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     29 29 14  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  1  8  3  4  0  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3200  3800   600   600  2000  3200   200   200  2200  3000
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E     S     S     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             18    10     6     9    11    13     9     8    14    16
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               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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    72      37    76      36    57      29    60
Temp          34   30 60 61 44   38 65 63 44   37 51 48 35   30 52 51
Dewpt         25   23 26 26 28   29 27 26 31   27 23 21 20   18 15 16
Max/Min RH         80    18      72    16      66    25      62    17
RH            69   78 27 27 53   70 23 24 59   66 33 34 55   61 23 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-162215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
300 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date             Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18
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                      30           8          42          16          55
Temp          14 11 13 25 30 23 16 13 10  8 13 33 42 34 26 21 19 17 22 44 55 45
Dewpt          1 -1  1 -2 -1  2 -4 -7 -4 -4 -1 -3  5  6  6  2 11  8 16 18 22 20
Min/Max RH                   25          62          19          86          27
RH            58 59 58 30 26 39 40 40 52 56 52 21 21 30 42 42 72 68 78 34 27 36
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       8  6  4  5  4  2  4  4  4  5  6 13 13  8  6  6  6  6  8 11 11  6
Clouds        B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     61 61 44 14  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  9  7  5  7  4  1  4  0  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2700  3500   200   200  2500  3200   400   200  1700  2400
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12     6     5     6    13    18    11    10    13    14
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               Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18
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            25    73      33    70      29    50      23    56
Temp          31   26 60 60 41   34 60 57 38   30 44 41 29   24 47 46
Dewpt         22   22 19 22 22   25 24 20 24   22 21 18 17   14 13 15
Max/Min RH         86    13      72    15      75    29      68    19
RH            68   86 20 23 46   70 25 23 57   72 39 38 61   66 25 28
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0      10     5       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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