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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

TXZ024-141030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      41          77          52          77          35
Temp             54 44 42 41 41 50 68 76 70 60 57 54 52 59 73 77 71 61 57 47 38
Dewpt            34 35 36 36 35 34 32 27 30 34 37 39 42 43 42 38 37 39 36 32 28
Max/Min RH                   83          16          68          24          68
RH               46 70 78 82 79 55 26 16 22 39 47 57 68 56 33 24 28 45 44 55 68
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NE NE
Wind Spd          8  6  6  8 10 11 12 14  9  9 10 10 11 11 17 19 12  8 10 20 19
Clouds           FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 OV
Clouds(%)        14 26 40 33 51 55 59 54 39 47 57 45 49 53 57 69 83 91 88 86 90
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               300   100  2500  5400   200   100  5600  6900  2200  2500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W     N
T Wind Spd              8     5    10    18    10     9    21    26    10    27
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO EL NO


Date           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          41      30    55      37    69      43    65      28    56
Temp          38 38 31   30 49 50 39   37 60 64 49   43 60 57 37   28 49 51
Dewpt         20 17 24   26 28 25 28   32 35 32 34   32 25 22 19   18 20 18
Min/Max RH       33      85    32      82    27      67    20      65    23
RH            48 41 75   84 44 37 65   81 39 31 57   64 26 25 49   65 31 27
PWind Dir        NE       S     N       S    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      20    10      10     5       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ026-141030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      37          77          53          80          36
Temp             52 44 42 40 39 47 67 77 72 62 59 56 53 60 74 80 74 64 59 49 39
Dewpt            35 36 36 35 34 35 38 34 37 39 44 43 44 45 45 39 39 41 38 34 27
Max/Min RH                   89          21          71          23          63
RH               53 72 79 81 83 62 35 21 28 43 57 62 71 58 35 23 28 42 45 56 63
Wind Dir          S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          9  8  8  5  5  8 10 13 11 11 11  9  9  9 13 19 12  8 10 25 21
Clouds           FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        15 30 40 45 53 54 52 47 38 53 54 60 68 63 56 68 85 94 92 90 93
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               800     0   500   900   200     0  4000  7000   100  2600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              6     2     4    11    10     5    12    19     8    29
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          42      31    55      36    68      42    65      30    55
Temp          40 40 32   31 50 51 39   36 60 63 49   42 60 60 41   30 49 51
Dewpt         19 17 24   25 28 26 29   30 35 34 35   32 29 25 24   20 21 19
Min/Max RH       30      79    34      79    29      69    23      66    25
RH            42 39 71   78 43 37 66   78 40 34 57   67 30 26 51   66 33 28
PWind Dir        NE      SE     E       S     S      SW     W      SE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      20    10      10     5       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ043-141030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      41          76          53          82          39
Temp             56 47 44 42 41 45 63 74 72 62 58 55 53 58 75 82 78 66 60 54 43
Dewpt            40 40 40 40 40 41 44 42 43 45 48 47 49 51 48 44 42 43 42 40 33
Max/Min RH                   99          30          86          25          74
RH               53 76 86 91 94 85 51 32 35 55 70 76 85 77 39 26 28 44 52 60 67
Wind Dir         SE SE  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  5  4  5  5  6 10 13  8  8  9  9  9 10 13 18 12  9  6  9 20
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)        33 40 46 62 70 70 56 47 41 53 55 55 59 59 45 51 54 73 84 96 97
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               400   200   600  1100   200   200  1800  6500   100  2400
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW     N
T Wind Spd              4     5    12    11     8    11    14    20     5    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          46      33    56      35    69      44    71      32    58
Temp          44 44 36   33 49 53 40   35 60 67 49   44 64 66 42   33 51 54
Dewpt         26 23 28   28 32 32 32   31 37 35 37   37 34 30 30   26 23 22
Min/Max RH       40      81    39      86    29      78    23      77    25
RH            48 43 72   80 50 43 75   85 42 32 63   78 32 26 61   77 33 28
PWind Dir         N       E    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW      SE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      40    20      10    10       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ035-141030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      36          76          47          76          35
Temp             56 45 41 39 37 43 66 74 70 57 52 48 47 53 70 76 73 60 53 49 38
Dewpt            33 34 33 32 31 32 34 30 31 34 38 37 38 40 42 44 39 39 38 34 28
Max/Min RH                   82          18          72          29          67
RH               42 64 73 77 79 66 31 20 23 42 59 65 71 62 36 32 29 46 56 57 66
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N NE
Wind Spd          9  8  6  6  6  5 11 17 12 10 10  8  9 10 19 21 16 11 10 11 21
Clouds           FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        19 33 47 40 51 62 59 57 41 47 50 44 57 65 58 67 74 75 88 96 96
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               900   100  1700  3500   100   100  3800  6500  4300  2200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              8     6     8    17     8     6    14    26     9    17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO EL


Date           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          43      31    58      34    68      37    68      29    56
Temp          39 41 33   31 51 54 39   34 57 64 45   37 61 63 38   29 50 53
Dewpt         22 23 26   26 28 28 30   29 33 30 33   29 25 20 21   20 19 18
Min/Max RH       41      81    32      83    25      73    17      69    22
RH            49 49 77   81 40 36 71   82 41 28 63   72 25 19 49   69 29 25
PWind Dir        NE       S    NW       S    SW      SW    SW      SE     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 OV   B2 B1 SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         30      30    10      10     5       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-141030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      38          79          54          82          38
Temp             55 47 43 42 40 47 69 78 72 63 59 57 54 61 76 82 76 67 61 51 41
Dewpt            36 36 35 34 33 36 39 34 38 40 44 44 45 47 45 40 40 40 39 35 28
Max/Min RH                   84          20          72          22          61
RH               49 66 76 75 76 65 35 20 29 42 58 63 71 61 33 22 27 38 45 53 60
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          6  5  5  4  5  6 10 13 10 10 10  9  9  9 14 20 12  6  9 20 21
Clouds           FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV
Clouds(%)        20 30 40 40 57 51 55 44 37 46 56 55 65 56 52 60 83 93 91 91 95
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
Obvis                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               800   100   900  1000   400   200  4200  6900   300  2700
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     N
T Wind Spd              6     3     5    14    11     8    13    19     6    28
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO EL EL


Date           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          44      32    56      36    71      42    70      31    57
Temp          42 41 34   32 51 51 39   36 63 66 50   42 65 63 40   31 51 52
Dewpt         20 19 25   26 30 28 30   30 36 35 35   33 30 26 24   21 22 19
Min/Max RH       31      78    35      79    28      70    21      68    23
RH            41 41 70   78 44 39 69   79 37 31 57   70 28 25 52   68 31 27
PWind Dir        NE      SE    NE       S    SW      SW    SW      SE     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      30    10      10     5       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ029-141030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
347 PM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date           02/13/18      Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18            Fri
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                      35          75          46          73          33
Temp             55 44 41 38 36 45 66 74 68 56 51 47 46 53 69 73 68 57 51 45 36
Dewpt            31 32 34 33 30 32 32 27 30 34 35 37 38 40 42 40 38 38 35 31 27
Max/Min RH                   86          17          74          30          73
RH               40 63 76 83 79 61 28 17 24 43 54 68 73 62 38 30 34 49 53 58 68
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N NE
Wind Spd          8  6  6  6  5  8 12 16 11  9  8  8  9 11 19 19 12  8  8 19 19
Clouds           FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV
Clouds(%)        12 23 34 41 58 49 59 54 43 49 47 37 49 52 52 69 83 90 85 90 92
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt               400   100  2800  5100   200   100  5000  5700  2700  2100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W     N
T Wind Spd             10     9    11    19     9     9    23    27    10    25
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           02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18
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          38      30    56      33    68      36    66      25    54
Temp          36 36 32   30 50 50 37   33 59 63 44   36 61 60 35   25 49 50
Dewpt         21 19 25   25 27 26 28   29 34 30 32   29 25 21 18   17 20 18
Min/Max RH       42      81    32      85    25      76    19      71    25
RH            53 49 76   81 41 38 69   85 38 29 63   75 25 22 50   71 32 28
PWind Dir        NE       S    NW       S    SW      SW    SW       S     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12hr         20      20     5       5     5       0     0       5     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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