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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

TXZ024-152330-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      38          14          32          14          43
Temp          34 30 37 36 34 28 23 21 19 14 16 24 32 26 19 16 16 14 20 35 43 35
Dewpt         18 19 21 25 16 12  5  1 -1 -1 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 -4 -3 -3 -1  3 10 10
Min/Max RH                   47          52          21          48          24
RH            50 62 53 66 47 50 45 42 41 52 42 29 21 29 39 41 42 48 40 25 25 34
Wind Dir      SW  W NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  4  9 19 17 16 11 11 10  9  5  6  4  3  4  4  4  4  5 10 12  8
Clouds        CL FW FW OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  7 23 88 89 85 87 89 72 55 35 15 10  8  4  3  0  6  6 30 22 23
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                  3     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2400  3400  3600  3600  3100  3700   300   300  3000  4000
T Wind Dir             NW    NE    NE     N     N    NE    SE     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             16    25    20    18    16     8     5     4     8    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               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            22    54      33    67      41    71      33    52
Temp          26   22 43 48 37   33 56 59 47   41 64 61 44   34 46 46
Dewpt         10   11 21 25 25   25 25 25 27   29 25 22 21   22 18 15
Max/Min RH         65    31      74    20      62    16      63    24
RH            51   63 41 40 64   74 29 27 47   62 23 23 39   63 32 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ026-152330-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      42          11          31          10          39
Temp          33 29 38 42 39 31 24 20 17 11 14 25 31 24 19 16 12 10 16 32 39 32
Dewpt         16 19 21 24 16 10  3  0 -1 -3 -4 -5 -6 -3 -5 -5 -4 -2 -1 -2  3  6
Min/Max RH                   35          52          19          58          20
RH            51 66 51 48 39 40 39 40 44 52 45 26 19 29 34 39 47 57 46 23 21 33
Wind Dir      SW SW NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4 13 23 20 17 13 13 11 11  9  8  6  4  5  5  4  5  8 11 13 10
Clouds        CL FW SC OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      0 11 34 97 91 84 86 88 70 52 28  4  3  4  3  6  1  4  5 26 17 16
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                  3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2500  4000  3400  3500  3400  3800   200   200  1900  3200
T Wind Dir              N    NE     N     N     N     N     E     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             12    26    20    20    16     9     4     4     9    13
RFTI           0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            19    52      28    64      37    70      32    52
Temp          20   19 42 46 33   28 54 58 45   37 63 61 44   32 47 46
Dewpt          6   10 20 25 27   25 27 29 32   30 27 26 23   23 19 18
Max/Min RH         74    32      88    25      77    18      68    26
RH            53   67 41 44 78   88 34 33 61   75 25 26 43   68 32 32
PWind Dir           S     S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ043-152330-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      51          13          31          11          39
Temp          36 32 39 51 39 33 25 22 18 13 15 25 31 26 18 15 12 11 16 32 39 33
Dewpt         21 27 33 27 23 17  7  3  1  1 -2 -6 -7 -5 -6 -7 -6 -3 -3 -3  3  5
Min/Max RH                   38          57          18          53          20
RH            60 81 80 38 52 51 45 44 46 57 45 25 18 25 34 37 44 53 44 21 21 30
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  5  4 14 19 19 16 13 11 11  8  8  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6 10  6
Clouds        CL CL CL FW OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  0  0 10 94 90 90 90 89 87 68 49 34 16  7  9  8 20 15 43 33 42
PoP 12hr                      0          10           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2900  3500  3400  3400  3600  4200   600   700  2900  3700
T Wind Dir              W    NE    NE    NE     N    NE     E     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11    27    27    23    17    12     5     6     8    10
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               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            19    50      28    65      37    73      33    55
Temp          22   19 39 45 33   28 54 60 43   37 64 65 44   34 49 50
Dewpt          7   11 22 27 28   27 31 31 35   36 31 26 23   22 17 17
Max/Min RH         78    37      96    28      94    17      62    22
RH            54   71 49 48 84   96 41 33 72   94 29 23 43   62 28 27
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ035-152330-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      48          13          31          12          38
Temp          32 28 34 48 38 32 25 21 18 13 15 25 31 28 20 16 13 12 16 32 38 33
Dewpt         18 19 22 21 18 15 10  1  0  1  0 -3 -1  0 -1 -4 -2 -2  1  3  9  6
Min/Max RH                   34          58          24          54          27
RH            56 68 60 34 44 48 52 40 44 58 50 28 24 29 39 39 50 52 50 29 29 31
Wind Dir      SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       5  5  5 19 21 18 14 13 10  9  5  6  4  4  6  5  4  6  5 12 13 10
Clouds        CL CL CL B1 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  0  0 57 99 90 90 90 82 74 60 45 39 21  6  9  5 19 30 52 43 43
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              2300  3000  2800  2800  3500  3900   700   200  2900  3500
T Wind Dir             NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             12    27    20    17    12     5     5     5     9    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            19    52      28    69      35    68      28    50
Temp          23   20 42 47 34   28 58 61 43   35 61 58 39   29 45 46
Dewpt          6   10 20 23 24   23 25 24 26   26 23 19 19   17 16 15
Max/Min RH         75    31      81    19      69    15      63    24
RH            47   66 40 38 66   81 27 24 51   69 23 21 43   61 31 28
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0      10    10

$$

TXZ031-152330-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      44          12          31          11          43
Temp          35 31 37 43 39 32 25 21 19 12 13 25 31 25 19 15 13 11 16 34 43 34
Dewpt         18 20 21 26 19 11  4  0  0 -2 -3 -5 -6 -3 -4 -3 -3 -2 -1 -2  5  6
Min/Max RH                   37          53          20          57          19
RH            49 64 52 51 44 41 40 40 43 53 47 27 20 29 36 43 46 56 48 21 20 30
Wind Dir      SW SW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  2  9 21 19 17 13 12 11 10  6  8  4  4  5  4  4  5  5 10 12  9
Clouds        CL FW CL OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  6  2 98 96 87 88 89 76 62 36 10  7  6  2  4  2  7  9 31 20 25
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3000  3600  3400  3600  3500  3900   500   600  2300  3500
T Wind Dir              N    NE     N     N     N    NE     E     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             13    27    23    20    17     9     6     8    11    13
RFTI           0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            20    52      29    65      38    72      33    54
Temp          23   20 43 46 33   29 56 57 44   38 65 63 45   33 49 48
Dewpt          7   11 21 26 27   25 28 29 32   31 28 26 23   23 19 17
Max/Min RH         72    33      87    25      78    18      65    24
RH            51   67 41 46 78   87 35 34 63   78 25 25 42   65 30 29
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-152330-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
316 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

Date             Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18            Wed 01/17/18
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                      38           9          30          10          39
Temp          31 27 32 35 31 25 18 16 14  9 10 23 30 25 17 13 10 10 15 33 39 32
Dewpt         17 18 21 23 17 14  5  1  0  0 -1 -2  1  1  0 -2  0 -1  2  3 12  7
Min/Max RH                   52          66          28          63          27
RH            58 68 64 62 56 63 56 51 53 66 60 33 28 35 47 49 62 59 54 27 32 34
Wind Dir      SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       4  5  8 23 23 16 13 12  9  6  3  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  8 13 13  8
Clouds        CL CL CL OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      0  3  1 97 98 88 89 90 75 60 46 33 17 13  2  4  1  8 11 37 31 33
PoP 12hr                     10           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2400  3100  3000  3000  3200  3800   300   200  2800  3500
T Wind Dir             NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             18    26    20    16    11     5     5     8    12    16
RFTI           0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18
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            18    54      25    67      34    67      25    49
Temp          21   18 44 46 30   25 57 57 42   34 61 56 35   26 43 42
Dewpt          6   12 21 25 24   23 25 24 26   26 25 21 19   20 18 15
Max/Min RH         80    31      92    20      72    16      79    26
RH            51   77 40 43 78   92 29 28 53   72 25 25 51   79 36 33
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0      10    10

$$

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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