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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

TXZ024-122215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      55          47          63          53          78
Temp             45 48 53 55 52 50 49 48 47 51 60 63 59 57 55 54 53 60 73 78 69
Dewpt            44 45 44 45 46 47 47 46 47 47 50 50 50 51 52 54 53 55 55 52 53
Min/Max RH                   68         100          61         100          40
RH               95 90 71 68 80 90 94 92100 86 70 61 71 82 90 99100 85 53 40 57
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 12 11  9  4  4  4  3  4  4  8 11  8  6  9  9  9 11 12 11 10
Clouds           OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 97 80 68 78 87 99 99100 92 76 61 50 55 53 59 46 20 24  8 22
PoP 12hr                     10          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     2     4     3     3     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              1600  1800  1600  1500  1900  2100   300   600   900  1700
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE     E     S    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    12     8     3     9    13     6    14    12    12
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            53    65      43    72      52    74      40    64
Temp          58   53 63 57 47   43 66 64 56   52 70 61 47   40 59 55
Dewpt         52   45 40 39 38   38 43 42 42   38 31 26 27   27 23 26
Max/Min RH         82    38      84    35      62    18      58    21
RH            80   73 43 51 70   80 43 44 59   59 24 26 46   58 24 32
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE     S      SW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-122215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      56          47          61          53          77
Temp             48 50 54 56 53 50 49 48 47 51 58 61 58 56 55 54 53 59 72 77 68
Dewpt            47 47 48 47 48 48 48 46 47 48 50 51 52 53 53 53 53 57 58 56 56
Min/Max RH                   72         100          70         100          48
RH               95 89 79 72 84 92 97 93100 91 74 70 80 90 94 97100 92 61 48 67
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE NE NE  E NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd         12 13 12 10  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  9  9  9  8  6  8 11 13 13 12
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        99100 90 90 89 92 99 99100 97 90 73 70 69 65 71 63 42 43 12 24
PoP 12hr                     10          30          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     3     2     4     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1500  1700  1500  1400  1400  1600   500  1300  1600  1700
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE    SE     S     S    SW    SW     S
T Wind Spd             18    16    10     6     6    12    10    12    14    14
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            52    66      46    71      52    76      40    64
Temp          57   52 63 58 50   46 66 64 56   52 71 62 47   40 59 55
Dewpt         54   49 45 41 40   41 46 46 47   41 33 30 28   27 23 27
Max/Min RH         92    42      86    41      73    19      58    22
RH            90   89 51 52 68   82 48 52 72   65 24 29 47   58 24 34
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    SW      SW    NW       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-122215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      56          49          63          55          76
Temp             48 50 54 56 53 51 50 50 49 53 60 63 60 58 57 56 55 60 72 76 68
Dewpt            48 50 50 50 51 51 50 48 49 51 54 55 56 56 56 56 55 59 59 59 59
Min/Max RH                   82         100          75         100          57
RH              100100 86 82 93 99100 95100 94 80 75 87 94 97 99100 96 65 57 74
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          8 13 12 11  8  5  4  4  4  3  3  5  4  5  5  5  5 10 13 13  9
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        94 99 88 87 86 90 99100100 97 90 82 73 70 61 66 66 55 50 18 24
PoP 12hr                     10          30          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.01           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1700  1500  1000  1200  1500   900   800  1700  1800
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    19    12     8     3     8    11    11    18    17
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            54    69      48    73      53    77      41    65
Temp          58   54 66 61 52   48 68 65 57   53 72 63 48   41 60 56
Dewpt         57   54 50 46 45   43 51 50 54   51 38 31 30   31 25 29
Max/Min RH        100    47      88    45      96    21      67    23
RH            94   99 57 59 78   84 55 56 89   92 29 29 50   67 26 35
PWind Dir          SW     N      NE     S      SW     W       N    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-122215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      55          45          63          51          77
Temp             43 46 53 55 51 49 47 46 45 50 59 63 58 55 53 52 51 58 72 77 66
Dewpt            43 44 45 46 47 48 47 45 45 48 49 50 51 52 52 52 51 54 54 52 51
Min/Max RH                   72         100          62         100          42
RH              100 92 75 72 85 98100 96100 94 68 62 76 89 95100100 87 53 42 58
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 13 12 10  6  5  4  3  4  4  8 11 10  9 10 10  9 10 12 12 11
Clouds           B2 OV B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        86 96 80 69 77 84 99 99100 92 72 69 63 68 62 69 67 35 30 15 17
PoP 12hr                      5          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1600  1400  1200  1400  1600   600   700   700  1200
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E     E     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             17    13     9     3     8    16    12    16    12    11
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            49    67      42    72      48    73      37    63
Temp          55   49 63 58 47   42 66 63 53   48 68 59 44   37 58 54
Dewpt         50   45 40 39 39   38 44 41 41   37 32 26 25   27 24 26
Max/Min RH         87    36      89    35      66    19      67    23
RH            84   85 42 50 74   85 45 45 64   65 26 28 46   66 27 34
PWind Dir          SW     N       E    SW      SW    NW      NE    SE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-122215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      56          48          63          54          78
Temp             48 50 54 56 53 51 50 49 48 52 60 63 60 57 56 55 54 60 73 78 69
Dewpt            48 48 49 49 49 50 49 47 48 49 51 52 52 53 53 54 54 57 58 57 56
Min/Max RH                   77         100          67         100          48
RH               99 93 81 77 86 97 98 94100 90 72 67 76 87 90 96100 90 60 48 65
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 13 11 10  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  9  8  8  6  6  8 11 13 13 11
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        99100 92 92 90 92100 99100 97 87 73 69 71 65 69 63 41 43 13 25
PoP 12hr                     10          30          20           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     2     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              1600  1700  1600  1500  1500  1800   900  1400  1600  1600
T Wind Dir              N    NE    NE    NE    SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    17    11     5     6    12    13    13    17    18
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            53    68      46    72      52    78      40    66
Temp          58   53 65 60 50   46 67 64 56   52 73 64 48   40 61 56
Dewpt         54   50 46 43 41   41 46 47 48   42 33 29 29   28 23 27
Max/Min RH         91    42      84    41      75    18      62    20
RH            86   90 50 53 69   80 48 53 74   68 24 28 48   62 23 33
PWind Dir          SW     N       N    SW      SW     W       N    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-122215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
330 AM CST Sun Nov 12 2017

Date             Sun 11/12/17            Mon 11/13/17            Tue 11/14/17
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                      55          44          63          50          77
Temp             42 45 52 55 51 48 46 45 44 49 59 63 58 55 53 51 50 57 72 77 66
Dewpt            42 44 43 44 45 47 46 44 44 47 48 48 49 50 50 51 50 54 53 50 50
Min/Max RH                   66         100          58         100          39
RH               99 95 70 66 80 97100 96100 93 66 58 72 85 91 99100 90 52 39 56
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         12 12 11  9  5  4  4  3  3  5 10 13  9  9  9 10  9 11 13 12  9
Clouds           OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        88 95 73 52 69 84 99 99100 88 67 56 55 58 52 64 51 23 21 13 15
PoP 12hr                      5          20          10           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                            AR AR
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     2     4
Mix Hgt              1600  1600  1400  1100  1800  1900   500   600   700  1800
T Wind Dir              N    NE     E    SE     S    SW    SW    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             16    12     6     3    10    20    14    19    16    14
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 11/15/17  Thu 11/16/17  Fri 11/17/17  Sat 11/18/17
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            48    64      40    71      47    71      36    62
Temp          54   48 61 55 45   40 65 62 52   47 66 58 43   36 57 53
Dewpt         48   42 38 37 37   37 42 40 40   35 30 25 24   26 23 26
Max/Min RH         84    37      92    34      65    19      67    23
RH            81   79 43 51 74   88 43 44 64   62 26 28 47   66 27 35
PWind Dir          SW     N       E    SW      SW    NW      NE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
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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