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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

TXZ024-221015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      48          70          55          82          52
Temp          81 79 65 58 53 50 55 65 69 69 63 61 59 57 63 75 81 80 67 61 56 53
Dewpt         42 45 46 47 46 45 46 46 46 48 50 51 53 54 54 51 50 50 48 43 36 30
Max/Min RH                   82          44          89          34          52
RH            25 30 51 68 77 82 73 50 44 47 62 70 80 89 72 43 34 35 50 52 48 42
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      11 12 10  9  8  8  6  6  6  9  9  6  6 10 18 21 25 26 23 21 13 17
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 FW SC
Clouds(%)     22 18 41 64 67 62 64 52 31 37 33 30 49 68 66 65 65 65 76 87 12 42
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5          10          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.13
Rain SHWRS                                                        L  L
TSTMS                                                             L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt              3000  1900  1600  1600  1300   800  2800  3700  3600  2400
T Wind Dir              E    NE    NE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             19    16     9     6    10    10    24    29    42    29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  4  2  2  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL NO NO


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          72      44    73      46    80      49    76      47    75
Temp          67 70   53 46 66 71   56 48 72 77   59 51 69 74   57 49 68 73
Dewpt         30 28   34 34 33 28   33 33 30 26   32 36 36 33   37 37 38 35
Min/Max RH       21      63    19      57    15      57    21      63    24
RH            25 21   48 63 29 20   41 57 21 15   36 57 30 22   47 63 33 25
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NW       S    SW      NW     N       S     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr         10       0     0       0     0       5     0       5    20

$$

TXZ026-221015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      50          69          55          83          53
Temp          81 80 66 59 54 51 56 65 68 68 63 61 59 57 64 76 82 81 68 62 57 55
Dewpt         46 46 48 48 45 44 46 46 47 49 50 52 53 54 55 52 49 48 50 50 42 33
Max/Min RH                   77          47          90          31          65
RH            29 30 52 67 71 77 69 50 47 51 62 72 80 90 73 43 32 32 52 65 57 43
Wind Dir       N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd      11 11 12 12 10  8  9  6  5  6  6  8 10 11 16 21 26 26 24 20 16 19
Clouds        SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)     27 20 40 60 68 66 72 60 42 37 40 44 50 56 54 51 54 57 71 85 39 32
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.13
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  5     5     5     4     5     5     4     5     6     3
Mix Hgt              2500  1900  1500  1600  1400   900  2500  4400  3500  3200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             16    18    11     6     8     8    21    31    39    27
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  3  1  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL EL NO NO


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          74      46    74      48    82      50    77      50    74
Temp          68 72   55 48 67 72   58 50 74 79   60 52 70 75   59 52 68 72
Dewpt         30 29   35 34 35 33   36 35 37 28   34 37 38 35   40 40 41 40
Min/Max RH       19      58    23      56    15      56    22      63    30
RH            24 20   47 58 30 24   44 56 26 15   37 56 31 23   49 63 37 31
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NW       S     S       W     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     0       0     5       5     5      10    20

$$

TXZ043-221015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      52          78          58          83          53
Temp          91 90 72 64 58 54 60 72 77 76 69 65 62 60 66 77 82 81 68 62 58 55
Dewpt         47 47 50 51 50 46 47 50 50 51 53 55 56 55 54 53 49 47 49 50 42 32
Max/Min RH                   77          39          83          29          65
RH            22 23 46 63 75 74 62 46 39 42 57 70 80 83 65 43 32 30 51 65 55 42
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd       9 13 11 10  9  9  9  6  8 11 12 11 12 11 18 21 25 26 25 20 16 19
Clouds        SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)     39 25 32 39 55 51 52 33 21 25 31 37 42 48 47 47 50 54 69 84 38 31
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           5          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.05
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              2500  1400  1800  2800  2100  1500  2500  4600  4300  3700
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             16    16    11     8    11    17    23    32    43    32
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  3  1  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL EL NO NO


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          76      47    76      49    83      52    79      51    79
Temp          70 74   57 49 69 74   59 51 75 80   62 54 72 77   60 53 72 77
Dewpt         28 26   34 35 34 30   34 38 36 25   31 37 38 34   40 42 42 36
Min/Max RH       16      59    19      61    13      53    20      67    23
RH            21 17   42 59 27 20   39 61 24 13   31 52 29 21   47 67 34 23
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NW       S    SW       W     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     0       5    20

$$

TXZ035-221015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      50          76          57          82          48
Temp          88 87 70 62 56 52 58 70 75 74 67 64 61 59 65 75 81 79 65 58 53 50
Dewpt         33 40 45 48 47 46 47 48 46 47 49 51 53 53 52 49 50 50 45 37 32 28
Max/Min RH                   80          36          80          34          48
RH            14 19 41 60 72 80 67 45 36 38 52 63 75 80 63 40 34 36 48 45 44 42
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW
Wind Spd       8 13 13 13 11 10  9  9  9 12 13 13 14 14 20 21 27 32 28 21 16 23
Clouds        SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 FW B1
Clouds(%)     41 27 42 57 52 50 52 30 24 28 28 27 52 76 72 68 68 68 70 73 24 51
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0          10          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.26
Rain SHWRS                                                        L  L
TSTMS                                                             L  L
Obvis                                                      BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt              1800  1100  1700  1900  1300  1400  2100  3700  3600  2700
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             18    13    10    10    12    19    23    32    42    29
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  4  4  4  2  0  2
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL CL CL EL NO EL


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          71      43    75      45    79      46    76      48    76
Temp          65 69   53 45 67 73   55 47 71 76   57 48 69 74   57 50 69 73
Dewpt         28 25   31 33 30 26   30 34 27 21   30 34 33 28   34 36 35 29
Min/Max RH       18      62    17      60    12      58    17      58    19
RH            25 19   43 62 25 17   38 60 19 13   35 58 26 18   42 58 28 19
PWind Dir         W      NW    NW       S    SW      NW    NE       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5    20

$$

TXZ031-221015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      50          70          56          84          52
Temp          84 82 68 60 55 51 56 66 69 69 64 62 60 58 65 77 83 81 68 62 57 54
Dewpt         46 48 50 50 47 46 46 47 47 50 51 53 54 55 55 53 49 49 50 50 42 34
Max/Min RH                   83          45          90          31          65
RH            27 31 53 69 74 83 69 51 45 51 64 73 80 90 71 43 31 33 52 65 57 46
Wind Dir      NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      11 12 11 10  9  8  8  5  5  6  6  8 10 11 17 21 25 27 23 21 14 18
Clouds        SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)     30 19 38 58 66 64 68 56 38 34 37 41 48 55 53 51 53 56 70 85 40 32
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     3
Haines                  5     4     5     4     5     5     4     5     6     4
Mix Hgt              2700  1800  1700  1800  1400   800  2800  4500  3700  3200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             19    18    10     6     8     9    23    32    40    27
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  4  2  2  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL NO NO


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          76      46    76      47    83      50    78      50    77
Temp          70 74   56 48 69 74   58 49 74 80   60 52 71 76   59 52 70 75
Dewpt         29 30   36 35 35 33   36 36 37 29   34 38 38 36   40 41 42 40
Min/Max RH       19      60    21      61    16      60    23      67    28
RH            22 20   47 60 28 22   44 61 26 16   37 60 30 23   51 67 36 29
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NW       S    SW       W     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     0       0     5       5     5       5    20

$$

TXZ029-221015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
323 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Date           03/21/17      Wed 03/22/17            Thu 03/23/17            Fri
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                      45          71          54          80          46
Temp          83 82 65 57 51 47 53 65 70 70 63 61 58 56 62 73 79 77 63 56 51 48
Dewpt         37 41 43 44 44 43 44 46 46 47 49 49 52 53 53 50 49 50 45 37 32 28
Max/Min RH                   86          42          90          35          52
RH            19 23 45 62 77 86 71 50 42 44 60 65 80 90 72 44 35 39 52 49 48 46
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd      10 13 11 10  9  8  8  8  8 10 11 11 10 12 19 21 25 26 25 17 16 19
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 FW B1
Clouds(%)     20 20 42 64 60 56 56 40 21 31 29 27 51 76 73 69 70 71 74 77 13 57
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0          10          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.30
Rain SHWRS                                                        L  L
TSTMS                                                             L  L
Obvis                                                      BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     6     6     3
Mix Hgt              2500  1600  1600  1800  1200  1100  2000  3700  3800  1500
T Wind Dir              E     E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             18    14     9    10    11    19    23    32    43    28
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  4  3  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL NO NO NO


Date           03/24  Sat 03/25/17  Sun 03/26/17  Mon 03/27/17  Tue 03/28/17
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          68      40    72      43    76      44    74      45    75
Temp          62 66   50 42 64 70   53 45 68 73   54 46 67 72   55 47 67 72
Dewpt         29 27   32 33 31 27   30 34 28 23   29 35 34 30   34 36 35 31
Min/Max RH       22      70    19      65    15      65    20      65    21
RH            28 23   50 70 29 20   41 65 22 15   38 65 29 21   45 65 30 22
PWind Dir         W      NW    NW       S    SW      NW    NE       S     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         10       0     0       0     0       5     0       5    20

$$

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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