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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

TXZ024-251015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      42          74          46          79          46
Temp          66 61 53 49 47 44 52 67 73 72 61 56 52 48 56 71 78 76 63 56 51 48
Dewpt         34 33 34 33 32 32 31 31 26 25 30 31 32 34 28 27 27 33 34 36 39 40
Max/Min RH                   61          17          58          15          73
RH            29 35 48 54 57 61 45 26 17 17 31 39 46 58 34 19 15 21 34 47 63 73
Wind Dir      NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd      31 31 20 17 14 13 13 11  6  4  6  6  8  8 11 18 21 20 17 13 12 12
Clouds        B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     64 44 17  5  0  0  0  0  9 19 22 26 29 32 24 28 20 28 10 15  7 16
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
High Wind      W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4000  1300  3900  6100  3900   200  8600 13000  8400  1700
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W    SE    SE    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             34    23    19     9     6     4    12    23    29    21
RFTI           4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          74      50    75      51    69      46    70      44    72
Temp          68 72   58 52 69 73   58 52 64 67   54 48 64 68   53 46 66 70
Dewpt         39 36   38 41 49 44   43 42 40 41   42 41 39 36   39 39 40 38
Min/Max RH       26      66    35      69    36      77    30      76    31
RH            34 27   47 65 49 35   57 69 42 39   64 77 40 30   58 76 38 32
PWind Dir        NE      SE    SE       S    NW       N     N       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0    40      40    50      50    10       5    10

$$

TXZ026-251015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      42          74          47          82          48
Temp          71 65 55 50 48 44 52 67 73 72 62 57 53 49 58 74 81 79 66 59 53 50
Dewpt         35 33 36 35 33 33 34 35 32 30 31 33 33 36 33 26 26 34 36 39 41 41
Max/Min RH                   65          21          61          13          71
RH            27 30 49 56 56 65 50 30 22 21 31 40 46 61 39 17 13 20 33 47 64 71
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SE SE SE SE  S SW  W NW NW NW  N  N
Wind Spd      28 31 21 19 13 12 14 12  8  6  6  6  8  6 12 16 21 19 17 14 13 11
Clouds        B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     62 43 17  8  0  0  0  0  6 16 19 23 27 30 24 31 17 27 18 13  5 16
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
Wind           Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4700  1700  3800  5100  3200   100  5700 12700  7600  2200
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW    SE    SE     S     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd             34    16    16     8     6     6    13    20    31    20
RFTI           4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          75      51    75      52    70      47    70      45    73
Temp          69 73   59 53 69 73   59 53 65 68   55 49 64 68   54 47 67 71
Dewpt         41 37   40 42 53 52   52 48 43 44   44 42 41 39   41 40 42 42
Min/Max RH       26      68    47      83    39      77    33      76    33
RH            36 27   49 66 57 48   78 83 45 42   66 77 43 34   61 76 40 35
PWind Dir         N      SE    SE      SE     E       N     N       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0    50      50    50      40    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-251015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      40          76          51          83          49
Temp          74 67 56 50 46 43 51 68 75 74 65 60 56 53 61 75 82 80 67 60 55 51
Dewpt         31 29 33 33 32 32 34 35 31 29 30 31 34 37 29 27 21 22 29 35 39 40
Max/Min RH                   66          18          54          10          67
RH            20 24 41 52 58 66 52 29 20 19 27 33 43 54 29 17 10 12 25 40 56 67
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N NW
Wind Spd      27 25 14 13 10  6 11  9  5  4  6  6  6  8 16 19 21 16 12 12 11  9
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     48 27 10  4  0  0  0  0  7 17 19 21 22 24 28 35 19 20  9  7  3 10
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6000  1300  3900  6500  4000   100  8800 11800  7500  1500
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W    SE     S    SW     W     W     N
T Wind Spd             27    14    16    11     6     6    19    27    16    16
RFTI           4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          77      53    78      54    73      48    73      47    78
Temp          71 75   61 55 72 76   61 55 68 71   56 50 67 71   56 49 71 76
Dewpt         41 37   40 46 54 47   49 46 39 37   44 42 40 37   40 40 42 38
Min/Max RH       25      74    36      73    27      74    29      71    25
RH            35 25   46 73 53 36   65 73 34 29   63 74 38 30   55 71 35 25
PWind Dir        NE      SE    SE       S    SW      NW    NW       E     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL   FW FW B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0    40      60    40      30    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-251015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      38          76          46          78          43
Temp          69 64 53 47 45 41 50 68 75 74 62 56 52 48 56 70 77 75 61 54 49 45
Dewpt         30 29 31 31 30 31 31 28 25 23 26 29 30 32 28 24 21 28 31 34 37 38
Max/Min RH                   67          15          54          12          76
RH            23 27 43 53 55 67 48 22 15 15 25 35 43 54 34 18 12 17 32 46 63 76
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      33 31 17 13 11  9 10  9  6  8  9 10 13 10 18 23 24 20 14 13 13 11
Clouds        B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     54 33  9  3  0  0  0  0  9 19 22 27 31 34 25 30 24 21 12  7  4 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
High Wind      W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4500  1100  4400  5900  3600   300  8000 11800  8000  1300
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W     S     S     W     W     N     N
T Wind Spd             28    18    17    10     8    10    21    26    23    16
RFTI           4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          74      50    78      48    68      44    70      44    76
Temp          67 72   59 52 71 76   57 49 63 66   52 46 64 68   53 46 69 74
Dewpt         38 32   35 41 44 28   34 37 34 33   41 38 34 31   34 36 33 29
Min/Max RH       23      67    17      63    28      73    24      68    18
RH            34 23   40 66 38 17   42 63 34 29   66 73 32 25   48 68 26 19
PWind Dir         E      SE     S      SW    NW      NW    NW       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0    20      30    30      30    10       5    10

$$

TXZ031-251015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      42          76          48          84          48
Temp          72 66 55 50 48 44 53 68 75 74 63 58 54 50 59 75 83 81 67 59 54 50
Dewpt         33 33 36 35 34 34 35 35 32 32 31 33 34 37 32 26 25 32 36 39 41 41
Max/Min RH                   69          20          61          12          72
RH            24 29 49 57 59 69 51 29 21 21 30 39 46 61 36 16 12 17 32 47 61 72
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SE SE  S  S  S  W  W NW NW NW  N NW
Wind Spd      28 31 21 18 13 11 13 11  6  4  6  6  8  6 12 17 23 18 17 13 12 11
Clouds        B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     57 39 16  6  0  0  0  0  6 16 19 23 26 29 25 32 19 30 18 10  5 15
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S
Wind           Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5300  1800  3800  5300  3400   200  9400 13300  8800  2000
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW    NW    SE    SE     S     W    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             34    18    18     9     8     8    16    23    28    19
RFTI           4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          76      51    77      52    72      47    72      45    75
Temp          69 74   59 53 71 75   60 53 67 70   55 49 66 70   54 47 68 73
Dewpt         41 39   41 44 54 51   51 49 44 42   45 43 41 39   42 41 43 43
Min/Max RH       27      73    43      84    35      80    32      78    33
RH            36 28   50 71 55 43   71 84 43 36   69 80 41 32   64 78 40 34
PWind Dir         N      SE    SE       S     E      NW     N       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC B1 B2   B1 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          0       0    50      50    40      40    10       5     5

$$

TXZ029-251015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
309 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date           03/24/17      Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            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
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                      36          72          43          75          41
Temp          64 59 49 45 42 38 47 64 71 70 58 53 49 45 53 67 74 72 59 52 47 43
Dewpt         30 32 33 32 31 31 31 28 25 24 28 29 30 32 28 26 25 32 33 34 37 38
Max/Min RH                   76          17          60          16          82
RH            28 36 54 60 65 76 53 25 18 18 32 39 48 60 38 21 16 23 37 50 68 82
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      35 31 19 16 13 11 11  9  5  6  6  9 11  8 16 21 21 19 14 11 11 10
Clouds        B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     58 37 12  3  0  0  0  0 11 21 24 28 31 34 22 22 21 25  8 11  6 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
High Wind      W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3500  1000  4600  5900  3600   200  8400 12500  8800  1200
T Wind Dir             NW    NW    NW     W     S     S     W     W     N     N
T Wind Spd             27    18    18    10     8    10    19    23    26    14
RFTI           4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/27  Tue 03/28/17  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17
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          72      47    75      46    65      42    68      41    71
Temp          65 70   56 49 68 73   54 47 60 63   50 44 62 66   50 43 64 69
Dewpt         38 33   36 40 45 32   34 39 37 37   40 38 36 32   35 37 35 31
Min/Max RH       25      72    22      74    36      79    27      79    23
RH            37 25   47 71 43 22   46 74 42 38   68 79 38 28   56 79 34 24
PWind Dir        NE       S     S      SW    NW       N    NW       E     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 SC SC   FW FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0    30      30    40      40    10       5    10

$$

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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