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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

TXZ024-251030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      24          53          37          67          40
Temp                39 33 29 26 30 46 52 51 46 44 41 39 44 59 66 64 54 49 45 42
Dewpt               16 20 19 17 18 18 19 18 23 23 27 28 23 17 15 19 23 26 28 28
Max/Min RH                   69          26          63          14          56
RH                  39 57 66 68 60 32 27 27 41 44 56 63 44 20 14 18 31 40 50 56
Wind Dir            NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NE SE  W  W
Wind Spd             8  6  4  4  6  9 12 11 11 12 10 11 11 11 10  6  6  4  4  4
Clouds              CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)            3  2  4  6 11  6  7 12 22 33 44 57 70 76 81 79 77 48 19 15
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              3200   400  3400  5300  3400   200  6700 12400  8400   300
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE     S     S    SW     W     W     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     3    10    17    12     8    12    19    10     3
RFTI                 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 EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          71      44    70      38    58      34    64      36    67
Temp          63 68 52   46 63 67 47   40 52 56 42   36 56 61 45   38 59 65
Dewpt         23 20 24   25 23 18 27   25 14 12 17   18 21 19 21   22 23 23
Min/Max RH       15      43    15      57    16      48    19      52    19
RH            21 16 33   43 21 15 45   55 22 17 36   47 25 19 39   52 25 20
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW     N       S    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-251030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      26          52          37          67          41
Temp                40 35 31 28 32 46 51 50 45 43 41 39 44 59 66 64 54 50 46 43
Dewpt               17 20 19 18 19 18 20 19 23 25 28 29 33 26 22 25 29 34 34 33
Max/Min RH                   66          28          70          18          68
RH                  39 54 61 66 58 32 29 29 41 49 59 67 65 28 18 22 38 54 63 67
Wind Dir            NE NE  N  N  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE  E  N NW
Wind Spd             8  8  5  4  5  5 10 11 11 11 11 10 11 10  9  6  9  5  5  6
Clouds              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)            4  2  2  3 10  6  8 14 27 32 37 54 70 73 75 75 76 54 32 28
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              3300   200  3500  4100  2400   100  2200  9500  6400   400
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     E     S    SE     S    SW     W    NE    NE
T Wind Spd              8     4     8    13    10     9     6    11     8     5
RFTI                 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


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          73      45    73      38    58      34    65      36    68
Temp          65 70 54   47 65 70 47   40 52 56 42   36 57 62 46   38 60 66
Dewpt         31 24 26   27 26 21 28   25 17 15 17   19 22 21 22   24 25 24
Min/Max RH       18      45    15      57    19      50    19      57    19
RH            28 18 34   45 23 15 47   55 25 19 36   50 25 20 38   57 26 20
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW     N      SE    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ043-251030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      28          55          39          71          43
Temp                45 38 33 30 34 48 54 53 48 46 43 41 46 63 70 68 57 52 48 45
Dewpt               19 19 19 19 20 20 22 20 25 27 31 31 37 36 28 27 30 33 34 34
Max/Min RH                   63          26          74          20          67
RH                  34 45 57 63 56 33 28 27 41 47 62 67 72 37 21 21 35 48 59 66
Wind Dir            NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW NE NW NW  W
Wind Spd             8  8  6  5  6  6  8  9  8 10  9  9 10 11 10  6  6  6  5  8
Clouds              CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)            2  2  4  6 13 10 14 15 12 21 30 44 58 61 64 69 74 41  9 14
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     4     4     4     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              5700   400  3200  4500  3000   200  2200  7400  3100   200
T Wind Dir             NE    NE     E     S    SE     S    SW    SW    NW     W
T Wind Spd              9     6     9    11     9     6    12    17     6     6
RFTI                 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


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          76      46    76      42    60      35    66      38    68
Temp          67 73 55   48 67 73 51   43 55 58 44   37 58 63 47   40 61 66
Dewpt         30 22 27   30 24 19 25   28 20 15 20   22 21 18 23   27 25 21
Min/Max RH       15      49    12      55    17      55    16      59    17
RH            25 15 34   49 19 13 36   55 25 18 38   55 23 17 39   59 26 18
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-251030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      24          57          36          67          37
Temp                41 35 30 27 31 49 56 55 47 44 41 38 43 59 66 64 52 47 42 40
Dewpt               19 15 17 16 18 18 18 17 22 25 28 27 27 17 15 14 22 25 24 26
Max/Min RH                   68          21          64          13          57
RH                  41 43 58 63 58 29 22 22 37 47 59 64 53 19 14 14 31 42 48 57
Wind Dir            NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N  N NW  W
Wind Spd             9  9  8  5  9 10 12 13 11 13 12 11 10 12 13 10  8  5  4  6
Clouds              CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)            3  5  7  7 12 17 17 23 23 31 39 54 69 72 75 67 59 35 12 13
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     4     4     4     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              5700   300  2900  5500  3200   200  6100 11400  8000   200
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE     S    SE    SW     W    SW    NW     W
T Wind Spd              8     6    12    16    12    10    11    21     9     3
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  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


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          71      41    71      36    58      31    63      34    67
Temp          62 68 50   43 62 68 46   38 52 56 40   33 55 60 44   36 59 65
Dewpt         22 17 23   25 21 16 25   23 16 11 16   18 18 15 19   22 22 20
Min/Max RH       14      49    13      57    16      53    16      56    17
RH            21 14 34   49 20 13 43   54 24 16 37   53 23 17 36   56 24 18
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW    NE       S    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-251030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      27          53          38          70          42
Temp                42 36 32 29 33 47 52 51 46 45 42 40 45 61 69 67 56 51 47 44
Dewpt               16 19 19 18 19 18 20 19 24 26 30 31 35 23 20 24 27 33 34 33
Max/Min RH                   63          27          75          15          69
RH                  34 50 58 63 56 31 28 28 42 48 62 70 67 23 15 19 33 51 61 65
Wind Dir            NE NE  N NE  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NE  N  N NW
Wind Spd             8  8  5  4  6  6 10 10 10 12 12 11 11 11 10  5  9  5  5  8
Clouds              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)            2  1  3  3 11  7  9 14 25 31 38 53 68 71 74 74 75 49 24 21
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     4     4     4     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt              3100   400  3500  4200  2500   300  5000 11600  8200   600
T Wind Dir             NE    NE    SE     S    SE     S    SW     W     N     N
T Wind Spd              8     4     8    13    10    11    10    16    11     5
RFTI                 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


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          75      46    75      39    60      34    67      37    69
Temp          66 72 55   48 66 72 49   41 54 58 43   36 58 64 47   39 61 67
Dewpt         29 24 26   29 23 18 28   27 18 15 19   21 23 21 23   24 24 25
Min/Max RH       16      47    12      60    17      53    18      55    19
RH            25 16 33   47 19 13 44   58 24 18 38   53 26 19 38   55 24 21
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW     N      SE    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ029-251030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
700 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date           02/24/17      Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon
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                      21          55          34          64          35
Temp                38 32 27 24 28 47 54 53 45 42 38 36 41 56 63 61 50 45 40 37
Dewpt               14 16 19 16 17 18 17 17 21 23 26 24 22 15 14 14 22 25 25 26
Max/Min RH                   71          23          62          14          64
RH                  37 51 71 71 63 31 23 24 38 46 62 61 46 19 15 16 33 45 55 64
Wind Dir            NE  E  E  E SE  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N  S  W  W
Wind Spd             9  9  6  5  9 11 13 11 10 12 11  9 11 12 13  9  5  4  4  6
Clouds              CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)            2  3  5  8  7  7  7 12 20 35 50 59 68 75 82 75 68 39  9 11
PoP 12hr                      5           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     4     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              6500   300  3200  6100  3600   300  6400 11100  7600   200
T Wind Dir             NE     E     S    SW     S    SW     W     W     W    SW
T Wind Spd             10     5    12    18    14    12    13    23     8     3
RFTI                 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 EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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          68      39    68      34    55      30    62      32    65
Temp          59 65 48   41 60 65 43   36 49 53 39   32 54 59 42   34 57 63
Dewpt         21 17 22   25 23 17 25   23 16 12 15   17 19 17 18   21 21 21
Min/Max RH       15      52    15      61    18      53    18      58    19
RH            23 15 35   52 24 15 49   59 26 19 37   53 25 19 37   58 24 20
PWind Dir         W      SW     W      NW    NE       S    SW      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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