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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

TXZ024-231045-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      53          82          38          60          27
Temp             82 69 63 58 55 59 73 80 78 59 49 43 40 43 53 59 57 43 36 32 29
Dewpt            32 36 35 33 33 31 27 20 13 12 16 18 14 13  9  6  6 12 16 17 16
Max/Min RH                   42           8          36          12          58
RH               16 30 35 39 42 34 18 10  8 15 26 36 34 29 17 12 13 28 43 54 58
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5  6  9 11 11 13 21 27 20 14 13  9 12 14 19 21 13  9  8  6  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        20 16 13 13 13 19 25 19 12 16  8  3  2  4  1  7  8  5  6  4  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD                   BD BD
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  5600  6900  3100   200  8500 11000  7200   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW     W     W     W     W     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              6    12    20    36    10     9    19    28     8     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          53      35    70      37    71      48    75      39    61
Temp          46 51 43   38 61 67 47   40 63 69 56   50 67 72 49   41 55 59
Dewpt         12 15 22   28 25 22 30   30 28 28 33   32 31 23 23   22 16 16
Min/Max RH       20      68    17      68    20      50    16      47    17
RH            24 23 44   68 25 18 51   68 27 22 43   50 26 16 36   47 21 19
PWind Dir         E       S    SW      NW    SE       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-231045-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      50          85          40          62          29
Temp             81 67 61 56 53 57 74 83 81 61 51 45 42 45 55 61 59 45 38 34 31
Dewpt            33 35 36 37 36 35 34 27 22 19 21 21 17 16 17 12 14 17 18 19 18
Max/Min RH                   52          11          38          14          58
RH               18 30 39 49 52 43 23 13 11 19 30 38 36 31 22 14 17 32 43 55 58
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  8  6  6  8 10 18 24 19 14 12 10 11 13 16 20 13 10 10  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        13 12 11 12 13 19 25 19 13 16  9  4  1  3  1  6  8  6  5  2  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     4     5     5     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                 0     0  4500  7400     0     0  8200 10000  6300   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     W     W     W     W     W     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6    13    26     6     8    16    24     9     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          53      36    70      40    72      48    78      40    63
Temp          47 51 43   38 61 67 50   42 64 70 56   50 69 75 50   42 56 60
Dewpt         14 17 24   30 33 27 33   34 35 32 38   37 36 26 24   24 19 19
Min/Max RH       20      72    22      72    24      60    16      49    19
RH            26 25 46   71 35 22 53   72 34 25 50   60 29 16 35   49 23 20
PWind Dir         E      SE    SW      NW    SE       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-231045-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      51          87          43          66          31
Temp             84 69 62 57 54 59 76 85 83 64 54 48 45 48 59 65 63 48 41 36 33
Dewpt            33 35 37 36 36 37 33 27 22 21 21 24 23 21 14 10  9 14 19 19 18
Max/Min RH                   51          11          41          11          54
RH               16 29 40 46 51 44 21 12 11 19 27 38 41 34 17 11 12 25 41 50 53
Wind Dir         SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6  6  8  6 11 16 24 19 13 13  9 10 13 17 21 13  6  8  9 10
Clouds           FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        13  9  5 11 16 18 19 16 13  7  5 14  8 13  5 11  7  1  3  3  8
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     6     6     5     4     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  3700  7700  3700   200  7000  8000  5100   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W    SW     W     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              8     9    14    36    19     9    14    31     9     6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          56      39    75      44    76      50    79      43    64
Temp          50 54 46   42 66 72 54   46 68 73 58   52 71 76 53   45 58 62
Dewpt         16 18 27   32 38 26 36   37 37 30 41   43 38 22 24   23 19 15
Min/Max RH       21      72    18      69    20      71    13      42    15
RH            26 24 45   68 36 18 51   69 32 20 52   71 30 13 32   42 22 16
PWind Dir         E      SE     S      NW    SE       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-231045-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      47          82          36          61          27
Temp             81 66 58 53 50 54 71 80 77 58 48 41 38 41 53 60 58 44 37 32 29
Dewpt            30 32 34 34 34 34 27 20 13 13 17 19 17 15  9  6  4  7 12 14 16
Max/Min RH                   54           8          42          11          57
RH               16 28 40 48 54 46 19 11  8 17 29 40 42 34 16 11 11 22 35 47 57
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W NW  W NW  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd          8  8  9  8  6 13 26 32 24 17 13  9 13 17 24 27 20  8  9  9 11
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        28 20 13 18 23 24 25 19 13 15  8 16  7  5  3  6  2  2 12 10  8
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     6     5     5     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  5200  7500  4500   200  6100  8400  5400   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     W     W     W     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              6     6    18    37    14     5    18    36    10     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  4  6  6  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          55      36    72      37    73      46    74      37    62
Temp          48 53 44   39 62 69 48   40 64 70 55   48 66 71 47   39 55 59
Dewpt         14 15 23   28 23 19 29   29 27 22 29   30 24 18 20   21 13 11
Min/Max RH       19      65    14      65    16      50    13      48    14
RH            25 22 43   65 22 15 47   65 25 16 37   49 20 13 33   48 19 14
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW      NW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-231045-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      50          87          41          63          30
Temp             82 68 61 56 53 58 76 85 82 63 53 46 43 46 56 62 60 46 39 35 32
Dewpt            32 38 38 36 37 38 29 24 20 19 20 21 16 16 14  9 12 16 18 19 18
Max/Min RH                   54          10          36          12          56
RH               17 33 42 46 53 47 18 11 10 18 27 36 33 30 19 12 15 29 42 52 56
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6  8  8  5  9 20 25 20 14 12  9 11 13 17 21 13  9  9  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        12 11  9 11 12 18 24 20 14 15 10  4  2  3  1  6  7  5  4  2  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD                   BD BD
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     5     5     4     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  4800  7700   100   100  8300 10300  6700   200
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     W     W     W     W     W     N    NW
T Wind Spd              8     9    14    27     8     8    14    26     6     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  6  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          54      37    72      41    73      49    79      41    63
Temp          48 52 44   40 63 69 51   43 65 71 57   51 70 76 51   43 57 60
Dewpt         14 16 24   30 33 25 33   35 35 31 38   38 36 25 25   23 19 19
Min/Max RH       20      69    19      72    22      60    15      45    18
RH            25 23 44   68 33 19 50   72 33 23 49   60 28 15 36   45 23 20
PWind Dir         E       S    SW      NW    SE       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-231045-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
348 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date           02/22/17      Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max                      47          78          34          58          24
Temp             79 64 58 52 49 54 68 76 74 55 45 39 36 39 50 57 55 41 34 29 26
Dewpt            31 31 32 35 34 34 26 20 13 12 16 17 16 13  7  5  5  7 13 15 15
Max/Min RH                   56          10          43          12          62
RH               17 29 37 52 56 46 20 12 10 18 30 40 43 34 17 12 13 24 41 55 62
Wind Dir          W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd          8  5  6  6  6 13 25 31 21 14 12  8 12 17 23 24 18  9  9  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL FW FW CL FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        21 16 11 15 18 20 21 16 12 15  4  7  3  7  1  8  6  1  8  7  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A
High Wind                           A  A
Red Flag                            W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     5     5     3     4     4     2     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  5300  7100  4200   100  7100  9700  6200   200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              6     8    20    37     9     6    21    33    10     5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  5  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min          53      33    69      35    71      44    72      35    59
Temp          46 51 41   36 59 66 46   38 62 68 53   46 64 69 45   37 52 56
Dewpt         13 14 21   26 21 19 27   28 26 25 29   28 27 20 20   21 13 13
Min/Max RH       20      68    15      68    18      49    16      52    16
RH            26 22 44   68 22 16 47   68 25 19 40   49 25 16 36   52 20 18
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW      NW     S       S    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       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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