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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

TXZ024-202215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      70          40          78          49          86
Temp             49 52 63 69 67 55 50 46 43 48 68 77 75 64 59 55 52 57 76 85 83
Dewpt            34 33 32 30 20 20 24 23 22 24 26 25 31 30 32 33 36 36 35 29 32
Min/Max RH                   21          49          15          51          13
RH               56 48 31 23 16 25 35 40 44 39 20 15 20 28 36 43 55 45 22 13 16
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW SW
Wind Spd          9 13 16 16 10  6  4  4  4  4  6  8  5  6  8  9 11  9 13 10 10
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        28 17  5  3  1  2  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  6  8 10 12 15 18 22 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     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4600  7400  3100   100  3000  4900   200   100  3400  4800
T Wind Dir             NW     N    NW     W     W     S     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd             11    14     8     8     5    10    10    13    10     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            54    82      42    63      32    60      40    67
Temp          63   56 73 78 52   44 56 60 41   34 53 58 47   42 59 64
Dewpt         32   33 30 17 17   20 17 16 22   22 23 25 31   30 29 27
Max/Min RH         45    12      42    21      58    26      61    26
RH            31   42 20 10 25   38 21 18 45   62 31 29 53   63 31 24
PWind Dir          SW     W       W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-202215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      73          40          78          46          86
Temp             50 53 65 72 70 56 51 46 43 48 68 77 75 62 57 52 49 54 75 85 82
Dewpt            38 37 35 31 29 29 29 28 27 29 28 26 31 33 34 35 35 38 39 34 36
Min/Max RH                   24          62          18          56          16
RH               63 54 33 22 22 35 42 49 53 47 22 15 20 33 42 52 58 54 27 16 19
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  S
Wind Spd          6 10 13 12  9  6  4  4  4  4  5  6  5  8  6  8  8  8 11 10  9
Clouds           B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        52 30  8  5  2  3  4  4  4  3  1  2  2  5  8  8  8 12 16 18 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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3000  6900     0     0  3000  3900     0     0  1100  4100
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW    NW     W     S     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              9     9     6     6     3     4     8     8     9     8
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               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            51    84      43    64      33    60      40    67
Temp          62   54 74 80 53   45 57 61 42   35 53 58 47   42 59 64
Dewpt         35   34 35 23 18   24 21 19 23   23 25 27 31   33 33 31
Max/Min RH         51    13      43    22      59    26      65    30
RH            36   46 24 12 25   43 24 19 46   61 33 30 53   70 37 29
PWind Dir          SW     W       W    NW      NE    SE      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ043-202215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      73          42          79          48          87
Temp             51 54 66 72 70 57 52 48 45 50 69 78 76 64 58 54 51 56 76 86 83
Dewpt            40 38 35 28 31 30 29 29 29 31 28 26 31 32 33 34 35 37 39 34 33
Min/Max RH                   21          63          18          54          15
RH               66 54 32 19 23 35 42 48 54 50 21 15 19 30 39 47 55 49 26 16 16
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW  N NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW
Wind Spd          6  9 11 10  9  8  5  5  4  4  4  5  4  5  5  6  6  6 10 10  9
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        58 34 11  7  3  3  2  3  4  3  2  3  3  4  6  6  7 10 13 15 17
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     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5900  8700  4600   100  3400  4600  2000   100  2400  5300
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              9    11     8     8     5     4     6     9    13    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            53    85      43    67      36    65      44    73
Temp          63   55 75 81 54   45 60 64 45   38 58 63 51   46 65 70
Dewpt         33   35 34 22 22   24 20 16 24   27 27 28 33   36 38 29
Max/Min RH         49    12      45    17      64    22      71    25
RH            33   48 22 11 28   43 21 15 43   64 30 26 50   68 37 22
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-202215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      70          36          79          45          86
Temp             44 48 62 69 67 53 47 42 39 45 68 77 75 62 56 51 48 54 75 84 82
Dewpt            34 33 29 23 20 20 22 22 22 28 28 25 27 29 31 33 34 36 33 28 25
Min/Max RH                   19          55          14          56          13
RH               68 56 28 17 16 27 37 44 50 51 22 14 17 28 38 50 58 50 21 13 12
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd          8 13 18 16 11  6  4  4  4  4  8  9  8  6  9  9  9 10 13 13 12
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        11  8  5  3  2  2  2  3  4  3  1  3  5  7  9 12 15 16 18 20 23
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     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              4100  8300  3800   100  3600  4900  2000   100  2600  5900
T Wind Dir             NW     N     N    NW     W    SW    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd             10    13     6     6     5    12     9    10    14    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            48    81      38    63      32    64      39    70
Temp          59   51 71 77 49   40 56 60 42   34 56 61 47   41 61 67
Dewpt         29   31 30 18 16   18 14  8 19   21 23 20 29   29 25 21
Max/Min RH         48    10      44    13      59    20      65    16
RH            32   46 22 11 26   41 19 12 39   58 27 20 49   62 25 17
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     W       S    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-202215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      74          41          80          48          88
Temp             50 53 66 73 71 57 52 47 44 49 70 79 77 64 59 54 51 56 77 86 84
Dewpt            38 37 35 30 30 29 28 27 27 31 24 23 30 33 34 35 37 39 36 31 34
Min/Max RH                   24          63          17          56          14
RH               63 54 32 20 22 34 39 45 51 50 18 13 18 31 39 48 59 53 23 14 17
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW SW
Wind Spd          6 10 13 12  9  6  5  4  4  4  4  6  5  6  6  8  8  8 12 11 11
Clouds           B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        51 30  9  5  2  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  5  8  8  8 12 16 17 18
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     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3900  7100   600   100  3100  4400   800   100  2500  4100
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW    NW     W    SW     S    SW     W    SW
T Wind Spd              9    10     8     6     4     5     9    10     9     6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            52    86      43    65      34    62      41    70
Temp          63   55 76 82 54   45 58 62 43   36 55 60 48   43 62 67
Dewpt         35   35 30 19 19   24 19 20 24   25 26 29 33   34 36 31
Max/Min RH         49    11      45    21      63    25      65    29
RH            35   47 18  9 25   43 22 20 47   64 32 30 56   70 39 26
PWind Dir          SW     W       W    NW      NE    SE      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ029-202215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
426 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      67          35          77          45          84
Temp             43 46 59 66 64 51 46 41 38 44 66 76 74 61 56 51 48 53 73 82 80
Dewpt            33 33 31 25 18 19 23 23 22 27 28 26 29 28 31 34 35 36 34 29 27
Min/Max RH                   22          57          16          58          14
RH               67 60 34 21 17 28 40 48 52 51 24 16 19 28 38 52 60 52 24 14 14
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd          6 13 18 16  9  4  4  4  4  5  9  9  5  5  6  9  9 11 16 13 11
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        13  8  3  2  1  1  1  2  3  2  1  2  3  5  6 10 14 17 20 23 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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5200  7800  3600   100  3900  5100   600   100  2600  5600
T Wind Dir             NW     N    NW    NW     W    SW     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             12    16     6     6     6    13    10    11    11    13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            47    79      36    61      30    60      36    67
Temp          58   50 69 75 47   38 54 58 39   32 52 58 44   38 58 64
Dewpt         30   31 30 17 15   18 15  9 19   21 23 23 28   28 26 23
Max/Min RH         51    11      48    18      66    25      64    20
RH            34   48 23 11 27   44 21 14 44   63 32 26 53   67 29 21
PWind Dir          SW     W       W    NW      SE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            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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