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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

TXZ024-212215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      97          68         100          70          95
Temp                      96 94 82 74 71 68 80 92 99 98 85 76 74 70 81 90 95 88
Dewpt                     59 55 54 55 60 59 59 57 56 53 56 59 60 62 65 64 61 63
Min/Max RH                   26          73          22          76          33
RH                        29 27 38 52 68 72 49 31 24 22 38 55 63 76 58 42 33 44
Wind Dir                  SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd                  13 13  9  5  5  4  4  6  9 10  8  6  8  4  6  9  9 11
Clouds                    SC FW SC B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)                 28 25 43 75 53 30 19  8  9 10 24 39 40 41 45 49 54 58
PoP 12hr                     10          20           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.01           0           0        0.04
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                                 3     2     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                              3     3     3     3     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt                          4900   300  7500  9500  5400   300  5000  7900
T Wind Dir                         SE    SE     W    SW     S    SW     N    NE
T Wind Spd                         10     6     3     3     9    12    12    12
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          67    86      61    76      61    80      63    88
Temp          72 67 80 84   69 61 71 75   63 61 71 79   65 63 78 86
Dewpt         63 63 61 62   62 59 57 56   55 54 54 56   55 56 58 56
Max/Min RH       87    43      93    50      78    43      80    34
RH            73 87 52 48   80 92 62 51   74 78 54 44   72 79 50 36
PWind Dir         E     E       E    NE      NE     E       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      40    40      40    30      20    10

$$

TXZ026-212215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      97          69         100          72          95
Temp                      97 95 82 76 71 70 82 92 98 98 86 79 74 73 84 91 95 90
Dewpt                     58 54 56 56 56 59 60 57 57 55 58 61 62 63 64 62 62 64
Min/Max RH                   25          68          23          73          34
RH                        28 26 41 50 59 68 47 31 25 24 39 53 66 71 51 38 34 43
Wind Dir                  SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  E NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd                  12 12 10  8  3  2  5  6  8  9  8  6  5  4  9  8  8 11
Clouds                    FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)                 20 18 37 56 41 26 17  7  5  3 13 23 32 41 44 48 55 62
PoP 12hr                     10          20           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Rain SHWRS                    S  S                                S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         S  S                                S  S  S  S  C
LAL                                 2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                              3     3     3     3     5     6     6     3
Mix Hgt                          3600   200  5000  7400  3800   900  5800  7800
T Wind Dir                         SE    SW     S     S    SE    NW    NE    NE
T Wind Spd                         11     3     3     5     8    10    14    12
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          68    86      63    78      63    82      64    89
Temp          73 68 80 84   70 63 73 76   67 63 76 81   70 64 83 87
Dewpt         63 63 61 62   63 58 58 56   55 55 54 54   56 56 57 56
Max/Min RH       84    44      85    48      75    38      75    33
RH            70 84 52 47   78 84 59 51   64 74 46 39   62 74 42 35
PWind Dir        NE     E       E    NE      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      40    40      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ043-212215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      97          68          99          72          99
Temp                      97 94 82 76 71 69 82 92 98 97 85 80 76 73 86 94 99 96
Dewpt                     58 55 56 57 57 60 61 57 56 55 56 60 63 63 63 60 59 58
Min/Max RH                   25          74          23          73          26
RH                        28 27 41 51 60 74 49 31 25 25 36 50 64 72 46 32 27 29
Wind Dir                  SE SE  E  E  N  S  S SE SE SE SE SE NE SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd                   9 10  8  4  4  1  4  4  5  6  6  5  5  4  5  9  9 10
Clouds                    FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)                 24 16 24 35 28 20 16 12  9  5 11 18 23 28 32 36 40 43
PoP 12hr                     10          10           0          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                              3     3     3     3     4     5     5     4
Mix Hgt                          3400   200  4700  7100  3800   200  7100  9800
T Wind Dir                         SE    NW     E     E    SE     W     E     E
T Wind Spd                          8     4     3     3     6    11     5     6
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          69    90      66    81      63    81      65    89
Temp          77 69 83 88   74 66 76 80   69 63 75 80   70 66 85 88
Dewpt         65 64 65 62   65 62 61 60   59 58 58 57   58 57 59 57
Max/Min RH       85    40      89    49      84    44      75    34
RH            67 85 53 42   75 87 61 51   71 83 55 46   66 75 42 35
PWind Dir         E     E       E    NE      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    30      40    40      40    30      20    10

$$

TXZ035-212215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      98          68         100          70          98
Temp                      97 96 83 77 72 68 81 93 98 98 84 79 75 70 85 95 98 94
Dewpt                     56 54 55 54 55 57 57 55 53 50 55 57 60 61 60 57 57 58
Min/Max RH                   24          68          19          73          25
RH                        25 24 38 45 54 68 44 28 22 20 37 47 61 73 43 28 26 30
Wind Dir                  SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E
Wind Spd                  11 13 12  9  4  4  6  6  9 11 11  9  8  5  5  9 10 12
Clouds                    SC SC SC B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)                 31 28 46 82 60 37 25 12 13 13 23 33 33 34 40 47 50 54
PoP 12hr                      5          20           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S                          S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S                          S  S  S  S  S
LAL                                 3     2     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                              3     5     5     3     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt                          5300   400  7000 10100  5700   400  9000 10100
T Wind Dir                         SE    SE     S    SW     S     S     S     E
T Wind Spd                         14     4     3     3    10    13     6     6
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          67    88      62    78      61    80      62    88
Temp          74 67 80 86   70 62 73 77   65 61 75 79   67 62 81 87
Dewpt         62 62 61 59   61 58 58 57   55 54 55 55   56 56 57 54
Max/Min RH       84    38      87    48      78    42      81    31
RH            66 84 53 41   72 87 59 50   70 77 50 44   68 79 44 33
PWind Dir         E    SE       E     E       E     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    30      50    40      50    40      20    10

$$

TXZ031-212215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      99          68         101          71          97
Temp                      98 96 83 76 71 69 83 94 99 99 86 80 74 72 85 93 97 93
Dewpt                     57 53 55 56 56 59 60 57 56 55 57 61 63 63 64 62 59 63
Min/Max RH                   23          71          22          76          29
RH                        25 24 39 50 59 71 46 30 24 23 37 53 67 74 50 36 29 38
Wind Dir                  SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SW SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd                  11 12  9  6  3  3  4  5  8  8  8  5  6  4  6  6  8 10
Clouds                    FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)                 21 18 36 53 40 27 18  8  6  4 12 21 31 40 42 43 50 58
PoP 12hr                     10          10           0          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  C
LAL                                 1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                              3     3     3     3     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt                          3700   300  5400  8000  4300  1300  6200  8900
T Wind Dir                         SE    SW     S    SE    SE    NW    NE    NE
T Wind Spd                         10     2     3     3     8    13    13    11
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          68    88      63    79      63    83      64    89
Temp          74 68 82 85   71 63 75 78   68 64 76 82   70 65 82 88
Dewpt         64 64 62 62   64 60 59 58   56 55 55 55   57 57 58 57
Max/Min RH       86    42      92    49      76    39      77    34
RH            71 86 51 45   80 89 59 51   67 74 49 40   63 76 44 36
PWind Dir         E     E       E    NE      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      40    40      30    30      20    10

$$

TXZ029-212215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
308 PM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

Date             Wed 06/21/17            Thu 06/22/17            Fri 06/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      95          67          99          68          94
Temp                      95 93 81 74 70 67 81 92 98 97 83 77 72 68 82 92 94 87
Dewpt                     56 55 55 55 59 59 59 55 55 52 55 58 60 61 62 61 60 59
Min/Max RH                   26          75          22          78          32
RH                        28 28 41 51 67 74 48 29 24 22 38 52 65 78 51 36 33 39
Wind Dir                   S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE NE  E  E  E
Wind Spd                  11 13 12  8  4  4  5  6  9 10  9  8  6  4  8  8  9 12
Clouds                    SC SC SC B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)                 30 34 50 82 58 34 21  8 11 14 28 43 41 39 44 48 52 56
PoP 12hr                     10          30           0          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.06           0           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
LAL                                 3     2     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                              3     4     3     3     4     5     4     3
Mix Hgt                          5600   300  8700 10200  6300   300  7300  8800
T Wind Dir                         SE    SE    SW    SW     S     S    NW     E
T Wind Spd                         13     5     5     3     9    14     6     9
RFTI                       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


Date          Sat 06/24/17  Sun 06/25/17  Mon 06/26/17  Tue 06/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          64    86      60    75      59    79      61    86
Temp          70 64 80 84   65 60 70 73   60 59 73 78   62 61 79 83
Dewpt         62 62 61 60   60 57 57 56   54 54 54 56   56 56 57 56
Max/Min RH       93    42      91    52      83    44      84    36
RH            75 93 52 45   84 90 63 54   80 83 51 47   79 83 47 39
PWind Dir         E    SE       E     E       E    SE       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      50    40      40    30      20    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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