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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

TXZ024-191015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      54          77          58          77          60
Temp          85 75 65 60 57 54 63 73 77 71 65 62 60 58 65 74 77 72 66 63 62 60
Dewpt         46 48 48 46 46 46 49 49 48 51 53 53 55 55 58 59 59 59 59 58 58 59
Max/Min RH                   77          36          93          54          96
RH            26 37 54 59 66 74 61 43 36 49 66 73 82 89 78 60 54 64 78 83 87 95
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      10  8  6  6  5  4  6 10 13 10  9 10  9  9 12 14 14 12 13 13 13 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     10 13 18 21 20 29 17 28 54 73 79 84 82 84 73 64 44 40 40 23 20 25
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   100  2100  3400  2000  2000  3300  3300   800   600
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              6     3     9    20    18    23    21    19    13    21
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          81      47    70      48    78      51    71      49    73
Temp          77 70   54 47 66 63   52 48 73 70   56 51 68 64   53 49 69 67
Dewpt         54 43   37 34 28 31   33 34 37 40   42 40 33 36   35 36 32 41
Min/Max RH       30      60    21      58    24      66    25      62    24
RH            44 37   53 60 23 30   47 58 27 34   58 65 28 35   49 61 25 39
PWind Dir        SW       N     N       W    NW       N     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10      10     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-191015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      54          80          60          78          62
Temp          85 75 65 60 57 54 64 76 80 74 67 64 62 60 67 75 78 73 68 65 64 62
Dewpt         46 46 47 46 46 47 49 50 48 49 51 53 56 57 60 61 61 60 61 60 60 60
Max/Min RH                   80          33          93          55          93
RH            26 35 52 59 66 76 59 41 33 42 56 67 80 89 79 62 56 64 79 83 88 93
Wind Dir       S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11  8  8  6  5  5  8 11 13 10 10 10  9  9 12 14 16 12 13 13 11 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      7 12 19 19 21 32 14 24 38 57 76 81 86 88 87 83 64 44 44 29 33 33
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  2000  4000   500  1900  3400  3200   400   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     5    11    18    11    17    25    21    13    13
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          84      50    73      48    80      53    74      49    74
Temp          80 73   57 50 69 65   53 48 75 72   58 53 70 66   54 49 70 67
Dewpt         60 52   41 38 32 34   35 36 40 42   42 41 35 37   36 38 36 42
Min/Max RH       38      62    23      63    25      63    25      66    27
RH            50 47   55 62 25 31   50 62 29 34   54 63 27 34   50 65 29 39
PWind Dir        SW       N     N       W    NW       N     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr         20      10     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-191015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      55          80          61          80          63
Temp          87 77 66 61 59 55 64 76 80 74 68 65 63 61 68 77 80 75 69 66 65 63
Dewpt         43 43 44 44 46 47 49 51 50 49 53 55 57 59 62 61 60 59 60 59 61 61
Max/Min RH                   77          34          97          51          93
RH            21 30 45 53 63 73 58 42 35 41 59 71 80 92 80 58 51 58 73 77 87 91
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12  8  6  6  4  4  8 10 12  8  8  9  6  6 12 13 13 11 11 12 10 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     14 16 19 25 18 21 23 40 53 71 80 73 86 87 84 78 60 34 36 22 33 34
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   200  2700  4000  1600  1600  3600  4200   200  1400
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     4    11    19    16    14    19    14     9    12
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          87      52    73      49    80      52    74      50    75
Temp          83 76   59 52 69 65   54 49 75 71   58 52 70 67   55 50 71 68
Dewpt         60 50   44 38 30 30   34 34 34 36   40 41 33 34   35 37 33 38
Min/Max RH       31      58    19      56    19      65    22      62    23
RH            46 40   57 58 23 26   47 55 23 27   52 65 25 30   47 61 25 33
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       W    NW       N    NE      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL
PoP 12hr         10      20     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-191015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      53          75          56          78          58
Temp          84 74 64 59 56 53 61 70 74 68 62 60 58 56 64 74 78 72 65 62 60 58
Dewpt         45 45 46 44 45 46 48 49 50 52 53 52 54 55 57 58 57 56 57 57 57 58
Max/Min RH                   80          41         100          48         100
RH            26 35 52 57 65 76 62 45 41 54 71 75 86 96 78 57 48 57 75 84 89 99
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11  8  9  8  6  5  9 11 12  9 10 10  9  9 12 13 13 12 13 13 12 11
Clouds        FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     18 26 20 35 28 30 38 60 84 87 83 76 80 83 70 57 44 36 20 27 19 31
PoP 12hr                      0          10          20          10          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt               200   200  2200  5100  2300  1500  1900  3500   500   700
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     6    12    12    18    16    18    16    14    19
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          81      45    70      45    78      49    72      47    71
Temp          77 70   52 45 66 62   50 45 72 69   55 49 67 64   52 47 67 65
Dewpt         51 41   36 34 25 28   31 33 34 37   39 41 33 36   34 37 31 37
Min/Max RH       28      64    19      62    21      73    25      67    24
RH            40 35   54 64 21 27   48 62 24 31   55 73 27 35   50 67 26 36
PWind Dir        SW       N     N       W    NW       N    NE       S     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW CL
PoP 12hr          5      10     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-191015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      55          80          60          78          62
Temp          86 76 66 61 58 55 64 76 80 74 67 64 62 60 67 75 78 73 68 65 64 62
Dewpt         46 46 47 45 46 47 49 50 49 50 51 54 56 58 60 61 60 60 60 60 60 60
Max/Min RH                   77          34          95          54          93
RH            24 34 51 55 63 73 58 40 34 43 56 70 80 92 79 62 54 64 77 83 88 93
Wind Dir       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12  8  8  8  6  5  9 11 13 10 10 10  9  9 13 14 14 12 13 13 12 12
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)      9 13 19 23 23 30 16 28 45 63 80 81 84 87 86 81 63 43 40 23 29 27
PoP 12hr                      0          10          10          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.02        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   200  2400  4100  1200  1800  3300  3400   400   900
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              8     6    12    19    17    17    23    19    13    16
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          84      50    73      49    80      52    74      50    74
Temp          80 73   57 50 69 66   54 49 75 72   58 53 70 67   55 50 70 68
Dewpt         60 51   41 38 31 33   35 35 39 41   42 41 35 36   36 38 34 41
Min/Max RH       37      62    22      58    24      65    24      63    25
RH            50 45   55 62 24 30   49 58 27 33   55 65 27 32   49 63 26 38
PWind Dir        SW       N     N       W    NW       N     N      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20      20     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-191015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
235 PM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Date           10/18/17      Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            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
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                      52          74          56          76          57
Temp          83 73 63 58 55 52 60 70 74 68 62 60 58 56 63 72 76 70 64 61 59 57
Dewpt         45 46 47 45 45 46 48 48 49 51 54 53 54 54 56 58 57 56 57 56 56 56
Max/Min RH                   83          41          93          52         100
RH            26 38 56 61 68 79 64 45 41 54 74 79 87 92 77 60 52 61 79 84 89 96
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      11  6  8  8  6  5  9 11 13 10  9 10 10  9 13 13 14 12 13 13 12 11
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     11 17 18 24 18 22 19 39 75 81 85 80 74 83 61 52 36 31 23 20 16 29
PoP 12hr                      0          10          20          10          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     2
Mix Hgt               200   200  2200  5500  3900  2200  2400  3900   500   700
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             10     8    13    18    17    23    17    19    16    21
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           10/21  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17  Wed 10/25/17
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          79      42    68      44    76      47    69      45    71
Temp          75 68   50 43 64 61   49 44 71 67   53 47 65 62   50 45 67 64
Dewpt         50 40   35 32 26 29   32 33 35 39   40 40 33 36   34 36 32 39
Min/Max RH       29      66    21      65    24      76    27      70    26
RH            41 36   57 66 24 30   52 64 27 36   62 76 30 38   54 70 27 39
PWind Dir         W       N     N       W    NW       N    NE      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          5      10     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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