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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

TXZ024-222230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      90          68          82          65          85
Temp          72 70 79 87 90 87 77 73 70 68 74 80 82 80 72 69 67 65 74 82 85 82
Dewpt         64 66 67 68 67 68 70 68 68 67 67 68 69 65 66 64 66 63 66 66 68 63
Min/Max RH                   46          97          61          98          52
RH            77 86 67 52 47 52 79 85 93 97 78 66 65 62 82 85 98 93 76 57 57 53
Wind Dir      SW  W  W NW NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  4  8  5  5  5  4  6  4  4  5  6  5  8  4  4  4  4  4  5  8  8
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     50 46 42 44 63 83 79 94 91 91 83 65 71 56 45 38 54 54 52 50 61 55
PoP 12hr                     40          60          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.30        0.60        0.20        0.04        0.02
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     4     5     4     4     4     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2100  9400  5700  1000  3800  4900  3300  1400  5200  6200
T Wind Dir              W     S     E     W    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             13     5    12     3    10    11     9     5     6     9
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 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          66    85      66    85      67    86      66    85
Temp          70 66 82 82   70 66 82 82   71 67 83 83   70 66 82 82
Dewpt         64 65 66 64   66 65 67 64   65 65 65 63   64 63 64 61
Max/Min RH       96    50      97    51      94    47      90    46
RH            81 95 58 54   86 97 59 54   81 94 54 51   80 90 54 49
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE       S    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      20    30      20    20      10    20

$$

TXZ026-222230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      92          69          83          66          86
Temp          75 73 82 89 92 89 78 74 71 69 75 81 83 81 73 70 68 66 75 83 86 83
Dewpt         65 67 68 68 67 67 69 70 69 67 67 66 68 64 67 64 66 62 65 66 67 64
Min/Max RH                   44          95          56          94          51
RH            71 81 63 50 44 49 73 87 92 93 75 60 61 57 82 82 94 87 71 56 53 52
Wind Dir       S SW  W NW  N  E  E  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       5  4  6  6  4  5  6  5  4  5  6  8  6  6  5  4  4  4  5  6  9  9
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     53 54 56 48 61 75 83 95 94 93 84 66 70 55 42 33 41 41 43 46 56 54
PoP 12hr                     40          60          40          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.35        0.42        0.21        0.04           0
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C                          C
TSTMS          C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C                          C
LAL                     2     4     4     4     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              7300  9100  6000  1100  4500  5300  3200   600  6000  6700
T Wind Dir              W     S    NE     N    NE     E     E     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             13     3    11     5    11    11     4     5     8    11
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 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          68    86      68    87      68    87      67    87
Temp          72 68 83 83   72 68 84 84   72 68 84 84   71 67 84 84
Dewpt         65 65 65 64   66 66 66 65   66 66 66 64   65 64 64 62
Max/Min RH       90    48      93    48      93    48      90    45
RH            79 90 54 52   82 93 54 52   81 93 54 51   80 90 51 48
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     E      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      20    20      20    20      10    20

$$

TXZ043-222230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      94          70          84          67          88
Temp          76 74 83 91 94 91 80 75 72 70 76 82 84 82 74 71 69 67 77 85 88 85
Dewpt         62 64 66 64 63 66 67 66 68 67 68 67 66 66 67 66 66 64 66 65 65 64
Min/Max RH                   36          90          55          90          47
RH            63 72 56 41 36 44 64 73 86 90 74 60 56 59 79 85 90 89 70 52 48 50
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W  E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       5  4  8  4  4  6  5  6  6  5  5  5  6  8  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  9
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     42 45 33 39 50 70 53 58 89 93 79 77 75 66 63 49 64 52 52 48 53 51
PoP 12hr                     30          50          50          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.19        0.25        0.07        0.05
Rain SHWRS              C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              8400  8700  5500  1500  4400  5100  3800  1800  6500  7000
T Wind Dir             SW     S     E    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E     E
T Wind Spd             11     4     6    16     9     8    10     4     4     8
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 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          69    87      68    87      67    88      68    88
Temp          73 69 84 84   72 68 84 84   72 67 85 85   72 68 85 85
Dewpt         65 65 64 65   66 65 65 64   65 65 65 64   64 64 62 60
Max/Min RH       86    46      89    46      92    45      87    39
RH            77 86 50 52   80 89 52 51   80 92 51 49   75 87 45 43
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     E       E    NE      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    20      20    20      20    20      10    20

$$

TXZ035-222230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      89          67          82          65          84
Temp          71 69 78 86 89 86 76 72 69 67 74 80 82 80 72 69 67 65 74 81 84 81
Dewpt         63 64 66 67 66 67 68 67 67 66 66 66 67 65 66 65 64 62 65 65 66 63
Min/Max RH                   47          97          58          91          53
RH            76 84 66 53 47 53 77 85 93 97 76 63 61 61 82 88 91 90 74 58 55 54
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  4  6  4  4  8  8  6  5  5  5  6  8  9  6  5  5  5  5  6  8  9
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     47 38 36 46 63 78 71 95 88 93 78 70 71 54 49 51 69 60 60 51 59 58
PoP 12hr                     40          50          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.44        0.23        0.03        0.06
Rain SHWRS        S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4700  8400  4400  1200  4100  4500  2500  1700  3600  6300
T Wind Dir              W     S    NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE     E     E
T Wind Spd              5     5     8     6     5     9     5     6     3     8
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 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          66    85      65    84      64    84      64    84
Temp          70 66 82 82   69 65 81 81   68 64 81 81   68 64 81 81
Dewpt         64 64 64 64   64 63 64 63   64 63 64 63   62 61 62 60
Max/Min RH       93    50      93    49      97    49      90    46
RH            81 93 54 54   83 93 56 54   86 97 56 54   80 90 52 49
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE       E     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      20    30      20    20      10    20

$$

TXZ031-222230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      94          68          84          66          87
Temp          74 72 82 91 94 91 79 74 71 68 75 82 84 81 73 70 68 66 76 84 87 84
Dewpt         65 66 67 65 66 66 68 70 69 67 68 67 67 65 66 64 66 63 66 65 65 64
Min/Max RH                   39          97          55          94          47
RH            72 81 60 43 39 45 69 88 94 97 78 61 57 57 78 81 94 90 71 53 48 50
Wind Dir       S SW  W NW NE  E NE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
Wind Spd       6  4  6  6  5  5  6  5  4  4  6  6  6  8  5  4  4  4  4  5  8  9
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     52 52 52 47 59 73 80 93 94 94 86 76 75 58 48 35 44 44 45 46 57 53
PoP 12hr                     40          60          40          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.19        0.38        0.23        0.05        0.01
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S              C
TSTMS          C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S              C
LAL                     2     4     5     4     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              8900  9500  6000  1100  4400  5000  3500   800  6400  6900
T Wind Dir              W     S    NE    NW    NE     E    SE     E     E    SE
T Wind Spd             13     4    12     4     9    11     8     3     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          Fri 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          68    88      68    88      68    89      68    89
Temp          72 68 85 85   72 68 85 85   72 68 86 86   73 68 86 86
Dewpt         65 65 65 64   66 65 65 65   66 66 65 64   65 64 63 62
Max/Min RH       90    45      90    47      92    44      87    42
RH            78 90 52 49   81 90 51 51   80 92 50 48   76 87 47 46
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      20    20      20    20      10    20

$$

TXZ029-222230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
328 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Date             Tue 08/22/17            Wed 08/23/17            Thu 08/24/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      87          65          80          63          82
Temp          69 67 76 84 87 84 74 70 67 65 72 78 80 78 70 67 65 63 72 79 82 79
Dewpt         64 65 67 67 66 68 68 67 66 65 66 66 66 65 66 63 64 62 66 65 66 63
Min/Max RH                   50         100          62          98          56
RH            85 93 73 56 50 59 82 91 96100 82 67 62 65 88 88 98 97 82 62 58 57
Wind Dir      SW SW  W NW NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       4  4  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  6  8  6  8  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  8
Clouds        SC SC SC SC B1 OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B1 B2 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     48 41 31 43 68 91 77 94 86 92 79 68 74 48 43 48 67 60 61 54 64 59
PoP 12hr                     40          60          40          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.16        0.72        0.19        0.03        0.04
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     2     4     4     4     4     4     2     2     3     3
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6200  8400  1600  1500  4300  5000  2900  1000  3500  6100
T Wind Dir              W    SE    NE    NE    NE     E    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              5     2    14     5     9    11     6     5     4     9
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 08/25/17  Sat 08/26/17  Sun 08/27/17  Mon 08/28/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          64    83      64    83      63    82      63    82
Temp          68 64 80 80   68 64 80 80   67 63 79 79   67 63 79 79
Dewpt         63 63 65 63   64 63 65 64   63 63 65 63   62 62 62 61
Max/Min RH       97    53      97    53     100    54      97    49
RH            84 97 60 56   86 97 60 58   86100 62 57   83 97 55 53
PWind Dir        SE     S      SE     S      SE     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      20    30      20    20      20    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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