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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

TXZ024-161015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      43          71          55          85          50
Temp             57 51 47 45 43 50 65 71 65 61 58 57 55 63 79 85 72 62 57 54 50
Dewpt            31 32 33 33 34 37 43 44 46 47 49 48 47 44 36 31 31 35 31 32 34
Max/Min RH                   76          37          77          15          46
RH               37 49 58 63 71 61 45 38 50 61 72 73 73 50 21 14 22 36 36 43 53
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE  S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          6  4  4  3  4  5 10 13 11 12 13 13 13 13 19 20 16 12 13 16 20
Clouds           SC SC SC FW B2 B1 FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        30 46 47 23 78 65 20  3  4  3 12 11 24 10 25 14 20 15 31 20 26
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     3     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               300   700  2800  3300   100   100  3400  5100   100   400
T Wind Dir             NE    SE     S     S    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              3     4     9    13     8    12    18    24    10    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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          59      34    61      38    64      42    63      39    58
Temp          57 50 39   34 56 52 43   38 59 56 46   42 59 54 44   39 54 52
Dewpt         26 20 20   18 17 21 22   24 27 31 33   31 28 30 30   29 28 31
Min/Max RH       26      60    22      61    29      73    29      83     0
RH            31 30 46   51 22 29 43   56 29 39 59   64 31 40 58   66 36 45
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       S    SW      SW     N       N    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20     5

$$

TXZ026-161015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      44          69          52          88          51
Temp             58 52 49 46 44 51 64 69 63 58 55 54 52 61 81 88 74 64 58 55 51
Dewpt            33 34 34 36 36 38 43 46 49 50 51 49 50 48 41 35 36 38 36 34 34
Max/Min RH                   77          42          92          14          47
RH               38 50 57 67 73 62 46 44 61 75 85 84 92 61 24 15 25 38 43 45 51
Wind Dir         NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          8  4  4  3  3  4  9 13 11 12 10 10 11 11 16 19 14 13 12 17 21
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B2 B2 FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        28 44 49 48 81 75 18  2  3  2 10  5 19  8 24 20 18 13 32 20 25
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     3     5     4     5     4
Mix Hgt               200   600  3000  3300   100   100   900  5300     0   800
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              4     3     6    12    10     6     5    18     8    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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          61      34    61      37    64      42    63      40    58
Temp          59 51 39   34 56 52 42   37 59 56 46   42 59 54 45   40 54 51
Dewpt         28 20 22   22 18 21 23   25 28 32 35   34 32 31 31   31 30 32
Min/Max RH       25      63    22      60    29      82    36      83     0
RH            30 29 49   60 23 29 47   61 31 40 64   72 36 41 59   69 39 48
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       S     S      SW     N       N    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20     5

$$

TXZ043-161015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      49          69          54          87          53
Temp             60 55 53 51 49 54 65 69 63 59 57 56 54 63 80 87 74 65 60 56 53
Dewpt            40 38 38 38 39 42 47 50 51 52 52 51 53 56 50 44 41 47 44 40 38
Max/Min RH                   75          49         100          21          62
RH               47 52 57 62 68 63 52 51 65 77 83 85 95 79 35 22 31 53 56 55 57
Wind Dir         NE NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  N
Wind Spd          9  8  5  4  4  3  5  8  6  6  8  9 11 13 16 18 13 14 13 12 18
Clouds           B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        58 81 89 85 82 75 44 10  8  1  7  4 15 14 25 14 16  4 15  6 15
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2600  2000  3000  3300   100   100   800  2000   300   200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             16     6     4    10     8     9    12    14    13    13
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           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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          62      35    60      38    64      44    67      40    59
Temp          60 52 40   35 55 52 42   38 59 56 48   44 62 57 45   40 55 51
Dewpt         31 24 25   24 20 22 25   26 30 34 37   38 36 34 31   31 32 33
Min/Max RH       28      68    23      65    32      88    30      91     0
RH            33 34 55   63 25 32 51   62 33 43 66   80 37 42 56   68 40 49
PWind Dir         N       N    SW       S    SW      SW    NW       N    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    20      20    10

$$

TXZ035-161015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      42          70          49          86          48
Temp             57 50 47 44 42 49 64 70 62 56 53 51 49 59 79 86 72 61 56 52 48
Dewpt            31 32 32 33 35 38 43 44 46 47 48 47 45 45 36 30 30 34 33 34 35
Max/Min RH                   79          38          86          14          53
RH               37 49 56 64 75 65 46 39 56 71 82 86 85 60 21 13 21 36 42 50 60
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  N
Wind Spd          9  5  5  4  4  6 11 13 11 11 10 10 10 10 17 20 14 12 13 11 20
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 FW CL FW CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        45 47 49 53 74 53 19  5  6  1 14  7 18  4 25 17 18  9 20 17 19
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     4     3     3     3     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              1400  1500  2200  2600   100   100  1600  5800   100   100
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              6     6    10    12     9     9    12    20    12    12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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          58      31    57      34    64      40    65      37    57
Temp          56 48 36   31 52 48 39   34 58 55 45   40 60 54 43   37 53 50
Dewpt         26 21 21   20 18 19 22   24 28 30 32   30 28 29 27   26 26 30
Min/Max RH       26      71    22      68    28      75    23      82     0
RH            31 34 53   62 26 31 51   66 32 38 60   66 29 37 54   63 35 46
PWind Dir         N      NE     S       S    SW      SW     N       N    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20     5

$$

TXZ031-161015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      46          70          54          89          52
Temp             60 54 50 48 46 52 65 70 64 60 57 56 54 63 82 89 75 65 59 56 52
Dewpt            34 34 35 36 37 39 44 47 48 50 50 50 51 50 41 36 38 39 36 36 35
Max/Min RH                   73          42          92          15          45
RH               38 47 55 62 69 60 46 44 56 70 78 80 88 63 24 15 26 39 42 47 51
Wind Dir         NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          8  4  4  3  3  4  9 12 11 11 10 10 12 13 16 18 14 13 13 16 21
Clouds           SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 SC CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        35 50 50 72 81 75 27  4  3  0 11  4 16  9 24 18 17 10 28 21 20
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     4     3     3     5     3     5     4
Mix Hgt               800  1000  3100  3400   200   200  1600  5800   200   200
T Wind Dir             NE     E     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              5     4     6    12     9     6     9    20    10    12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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          62      34    62      37    65      43    65      40    59
Temp          60 51 40   34 56 53 42   37 59 57 47   43 61 56 45   40 55 52
Dewpt         28 22 22   22 18 22 24   25 29 33 35   34 32 31 31   31 30 32
Min/Max RH       24      65    21      63    29      80    32      83     0
RH            29 31 50   62 22 30 48   60 31 41 62   70 34 40 58   69 38 47
PWind Dir         N       N    SW       S     S      SW     N       N    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    10

$$

TXZ029-161015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
313 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            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                      40          70          49          84          47
Temp             54 48 45 42 40 48 64 70 62 56 53 51 49 58 77 84 70 60 54 51 47
Dewpt            30 31 32 33 34 37 42 43 45 46 46 45 44 43 34 30 29 34 33 33 34
Max/Min RH                   84          38          86          15          53
RH               39 51 61 69 78 66 45 38 54 68 76 80 82 57 21 14 22 37 44 50 59
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  8 12 13 11 11 10  9  9 11 18 21 13 11 11 13 21
Clouds           SC SC SC FW B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        36 44 47 22 52 28 17  3  4  3 12 15 23  5 21  8 18 16 27 17 25
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     3     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt               300   400  2100  2500   200   100  2900  5300   100   100
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W    SW     W
T Wind Spd              4     4    12    14    11    12    17    25    10    13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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      30    58      35    63      39    62      36    56
Temp          54 46 35   30 52 49 40   35 57 54 44   39 57 52 41   36 52 50
Dewpt         26 19 19   19 19 20 22   23 27 29 31   27 26 27 28   27 27 30
Min/Max RH       28      68    23      71    28      72    27      85     0
RH            33 33 51   62 26 31 49   61 31 38 60   61 30 37 59   69 38 47
PWind Dir         N      NE     S      SW    SW       W     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      10     5

$$

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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