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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

TXZ024-281015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      58          81          53          85          58
Temp          98 95 77 67 61 58 66 75 80 79 66 60 57 54 72 81 85 83 70 64 61 58
Dewpt         20 26 33 48 48 47 47 45 42 40 43 45 45 46 48 43 41 41 45 46 49 49
Max/Min RH                   68          23          76          21          74
RH             6  9 21 50 62 68 50 34 26 25 44 57 65 74 42 26 22 23 42 53 65 71
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SW SW  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  W
Wind Spd      14 12  8 21 17 12 16 14 12  9  4  4  4  3  5  5  6  8  8  6  5  4
Clouds        CL FW FW B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      5  6 13 61 43 24 16  8  8  7  8 10 11 12  8 10 10 33 34 35 43 51
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt             10100  2700  6000  7200  4600   100  8000  9300  4400   100
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     N     E     W     E     E    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             18    27    20    16     5     5     5     5     8     6
RFTI           4  3  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          84      60    82      61    80      62    83      62    85
Temp          79 81   65 61 79 78   64 62 75 78   66 62 78 81   66 62 80 83
Dewpt         49 47   52 56 56 56   57 58 60 59   59 58 58 58   58 59 58 55
Min/Max RH       28      86    41      90    49      87    43      89    37
RH            35 30   64 83 46 47   78 89 60 52   80 87 51 46   75 89 47 38
PWind Dir         S      SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      20    40      30    50      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ026-281015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      61          83          56          86          60
Temp         100 98 81 70 65 61 71 77 82 81 69 64 59 57 72 83 86 84 72 66 63 60
Dewpt         28 32 46 54 52 50 50 48 44 42 46 48 47 47 51 46 44 42 48 48 50 50
Max/Min RH                   67          24          72          21          69
RH             8 10 29 57 63 67 47 36 26 25 44 56 64 69 48 27 23 23 42 52 62 69
Wind Dir       W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W
Wind Spd      16 13 11 21 18 13 18 13 12 10  4  4  3  3  4  4  6  9  9  6  4  3
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      6  6 13 38 49 24 18 12 11  9  9  9  9  9  2 11  4 21 26 30 38 45
PoP 12hr                      5           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt             10200  2600  5700  6900  4300   100  8400  8500  5200   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE    NW     E     E    SE     W
T Wind Spd             24    31    20    17     4     4     4     6     8     4
RFTI           4  3  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          86      63    85      63    81      64    85      64    87
Temp          83 84   68 64 81 81   67 63 78 80   67 64 80 84   69 65 81 86
Dewpt         51 48   54 57 57 56   59 59 61 59   61 60 59 59   60 60 61 57
Min/Max RH       28      81    37      87    47      87    41      87    36
RH            33 29   61 78 44 42   75 87 56 49   81 87 49 43   73 84 51 37
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      20    40      30    50      40    40      30    20

$$

TXZ043-281015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      62          85          57          86          60
Temp         101 99 82 72 67 62 71 79 84 83 72 67 62 58 73 82 86 84 72 67 63 60
Dewpt         35 30 35 46 53 54 52 50 51 49 50 51 51 50 53 46 43 42 47 49 51 53
Max/Min RH                   75          30          77          21          78
RH            11  9 19 38 61 75 51 36 32 32 46 56 67 77 50 28 22 23 41 52 65 78
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      14 13  9  8 17 16 17 14 11 10  5  4  4  3  5  8  9 10  8  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     19 13 25 22 60 48 44 39 33 27 25 22 19 16  5 11  7 20 23 26 34 42
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     6     6     4     5     5     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              8100  2600  4100  6200  4000   100  6600  7400  4800   100
T Wind Dir              W     N     N    NE    NE     N     E     E    SE     W
T Wind Spd             10    24    21    17     6     4    10    10     6     4
RFTI           2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          86      62    81      62    80      63    85      63    88
Temp          82 84   68 62 78 77   67 62 76 79   68 63 81 83   70 63 82 86
Dewpt         54 52   59 59 60 60   60 59 62 60   61 59 61 60   61 61 61 58
Min/Max RH       33      90    49      90    51      88    43      93    38
RH            39 34   74 90 54 56   78 90 62 53   79 88 51 46   73 93 48 39
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      30    40      50    50      40    40      20    20

$$

TXZ035-281015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      57          82          53          85          57
Temp          97 96 79 69 61 57 66 76 81 80 67 61 57 54 70 79 84 82 71 64 60 58
Dewpt         17 13 20 34 46 46 46 42 40 37 42 43 44 45 48 42 38 37 41 43 47 49
Max/Min RH                   67          21          74          18          72
RH             5  5 11 27 58 67 48 30 23 21 40 51 62 71 45 27 19 20 34 46 62 72
Wind Dir       W  W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      17 16  6 18 20 14 19 17 12 12  9  6  4  4  9 10 10 11 11  9  5  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      7  6 15 17 43 33 26 18 18 18 17 15 13 12  7 15 14 31 36 41 48 55
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              9000  1700  5200  7300  4800   100  7100  9300  4500   200
T Wind Dir             NW     N    NE    NE     E    NE     E     E    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              8    23    19    16     8     4    10     8     9     4
RFTI           4  4  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          83      60    81      60    78      60    83      60    86
Temp          78 81   66 60 78 77   65 61 73 77   66 61 78 82   66 60 81 85
Dewpt         50 49   53 55 56 56   57 57 58 56   59 57 58 53   57 56 55 50
Min/Max RH       30      84    42      90    47      90    36      87    29
RH            37 33   63 84 47 48   75 87 59 48   78 87 50 37   73 87 41 30
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      30    40      40    40      40    30      20    20

$$

TXZ031-281015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      63          85          56          87          58
Temp         103101 83 73 66 63 72 79 84 83 70 64 59 57 73 83 87 85 72 66 62 59
Dewpt         27 33 39 54 52 52 51 49 46 43 47 48 48 48 51 46 44 43 48 49 50 51
Max/Min RH                   67          24          76          21          77
RH             7 10 22 53 61 67 49 36 27 24 44 56 67 73 46 27 22 23 44 54 65 75
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  S SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W
Wind Spd      14 11  6 20 17 13 17 13 12 10  4  3  3  3  4  5  6  8  6  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      7  6 13 27 53 25 19 14 13 12 11 11 10  9  4 12  4 19 24 28 36 43
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt             10200  2700  5700  6900  4400   200  8000  8100  5200   200
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N     N    NE    NW    SE     E    SE     W
T Wind Spd             18    32    21    17     5     4     6     8     8     4
RFTI           4  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          87      61    85      63    81      63    86      64    88
Temp          82 84   68 62 82 82   68 64 77 79   68 64 82 85   70 65 83 87
Dewpt         52 49   55 58 57 57   59 60 62 60   62 60 60 60   61 61 61 57
Min/Max RH       27      89    39      90    49      90    42      90    35
RH            35 30   64 86 43 43   74 89 60 52   80 88 48 43   73 87 47 37
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         10      20    40      40    50      40    40      30    20

$$

TXZ029-281015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
330 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Date           05/27/17      Sun 05/28/17            Mon 05/29/17            Tue
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                      54          79          51          83          55
Temp          93 91 74 64 59 54 64 73 77 77 64 59 55 52 69 78 82 81 68 63 59 56
Dewpt         13 18 25 44 45 45 46 42 39 37 41 42 43 44 47 42 39 38 44 44 48 48
Max/Min RH                   71          22          77          20          77
RH             5  7 16 48 60 71 52 33 25 24 43 53 64 74 45 28 22 21 42 50 67 74
Wind Dir       W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SW
Wind Spd      14 13  6 21 20 13 17 14 12 10  6  4  3  3  6  6  8  9  8  6  4  4
Clouds        CL CL FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      4  5 12 50 36 22 15  8  7  7  9 12 15 17 12 15 15 37 38 38 45 52
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     6     4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              9300  2000  5700  7200  4600   200  8600 10500  5700   300
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N    NE     E    SW     E    SE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             17    23    21    16     6     2     8     5    10     6
RFTI           4  4  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           05/30  Wed 05/31/17  Thu 06/01/17  Fri 06/02/17  Sat 06/03/17
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          82      58    79      59    78      59    82      59    85
Temp          77 79   63 59 77 76   62 59 72 77   63 60 77 80   65 60 80 83
Dewpt         49 46   51 54 55 56   56 56 58 56   58 56 57 54   57 56 57 51
Min/Max RH       28      86    44      90    47      93    38      90    32
RH            37 31   65 83 47 50   81 90 61 48   84 87 50 41   75 87 45 33
PWind Dir         S      SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      20    40      40    40      40    30      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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