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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

TXZ024-101100-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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          68          36          69          33
Temp          60 51 45 42 40 37 43 61 68 56 47 43 40 36 42 61 69 55 45 41 37 33
Dewpt         10 11 14 14 14 15 16 15 16 19 18 17 17 17 18 17 14 16 16 16 16 17
Max/Min RH                   40          13          47          12          52
RH            14 20 28 32 34 39 33 16 13 24 31 35 39 45 37 18 12 21 30 36 42 50
Wind Dir       N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      10  4  5  6  8 10  9  9  5  3  4  5  8  9  9 11 10  8  5  5  6  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  6  2  4  2  4  3  9  7 15  2  8
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                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               100     0  1500  4900   100     0  2100  3300   100   100
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW    NW     W     W     W     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              8     9     9     6     6     9    11    12     8     9
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          60      37    66      37    58      35    64      39    64
Temp          54 51 42   37 59 55 43   37 53 49 40   35 57 54 44   39 58 53
Dewpt         19 20 17   20 22 23 21   23 21 23 22   22 23 24 28   25 22 26
Min/Max RH       18      52    18      56    25      60    21      56    21
RH            25 29 37   50 23 29 41   56 28 36 50   59 26 31 52   56 25 35
PWind Dir        NW       W     W      NW     N       W    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-101100-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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                      34          70          36          70          33
Temp          61 50 43 40 37 34 41 62 70 57 48 43 40 36 42 62 70 56 46 41 37 33
Dewpt         14 14 16 17 17 19 18 16 14 18 18 20 18 19 20 19 16 18 18 19 18 20
Max/Min RH                   53          11          52          12          58
RH            16 23 33 39 44 53 39 17 11 22 30 39 41 49 40 19 12 23 33 41 45 57
Wind Dir      NW  N  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9  4  4  5  5  6  6  8  6  4  4  4  5  6  6 11 11  9  5  5  6  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  2  4  2  4  3  7  5 14  2  7
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                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt                 0     0   800  3800     0     0   900  3100     0     0
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW    NW    NW     W     W     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              5     6     9     8     5     6     9    12     6     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          59      35    67      37    59      34    65      40    64
Temp          53 50 40   35 60 55 43   37 54 49 39   34 58 55 45   40 58 53
Dewpt         20 21 21   21 22 22 24   23 22 24 24   24 25 26 29   30 24 27
Min/Max RH       20      56    18      56    24      66    22      66    22
RH            27 32 46   56 23 27 46   56 28 37 54   66 28 32 53   66 26 36
PWind Dir        NW      SW    SW      NW     N       W    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-101100-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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                      33          71          36          72          34
Temp          62 51 43 39 36 33 40 62 71 57 48 43 40 36 43 64 72 57 47 42 38 34
Dewpt         11 13 14 16 17 18 18 18 14 19 21 22 21 20 21 21 17 22 20 22 22 21
Max/Min RH                   53          11          52          12          60
RH            13 22 30 38 45 53 40 18 11 22 34 41 47 51 41 19 12 25 35 45 53 59
Wind Dir       N NE  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      10  3  4  5  5  6  6  9  8  4  4  5  5  6  6 11  9  5  5  4  5  5
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  2  9  4  8  5 11  8 20 16 19 10 11
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                  5     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               100     0  1900  5200   100     0  1100  4900   100   100
T Wind Dir              W     W     W     W     W     W     W    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd              4     6    10    13     5     6     8    11     6     8
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          58      35    65      38    59      34    64      41    67
Temp          52 49 40   35 58 54 44   38 54 49 39   34 57 55 46   41 61 55
Dewpt         21 23 24   24 27 28 30   25 23 24 25   24 26 28 34   36 34 28
Min/Max RH       23      65    25      60    25      69    24      81    25
RH            29 35 52   62 30 36 58   58 29 37 55   67 30 35 63   80 36 35
PWind Dir         N      SW    SW       W     N       W    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   CL FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-101100-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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                      29          67          31          68          31
Temp          62 49 40 36 33 29 36 58 67 53 43 39 35 31 38 59 68 54 44 39 35 31
Dewpt          9 12 13 13 13 15 18 17 15 15 17 16 17 17 18 16 13 15 15 16 17 17
Max/Min RH                   57          13          57          12          56
RH            12 22 32 38 44 54 47 20 13 22 34 39 47 55 44 18 12 21 31 39 47 55
Wind Dir       N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      13  4  4  5  6  6  6 10 10  5  4  5  6  6  6 12 11  8  6  6  6  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  1  1  2  8  3  7  4 14  8 19 17 19  7 12
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                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  1200  4200   100   100  1200  4000   100   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W    NW    NW    NW     W    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd              5     6     8    10     4     6     8    11     8     6
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          59      32    63      34    56      31    63      37    64
Temp          53 48 38   32 56 52 40   34 51 46 36   31 56 53 42   37 58 52
Dewpt         17 18 18   20 21 21 22   22 20 22 21   21 22 23 28   27 22 24
Min/Max RH       17      61    20      61    25      66    21      66    20
RH            24 29 44   60 25 30 48   60 29 38 53   65 27 31 56   66 25 33
PWind Dir        NW      SW    SW      NW     N       W    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-101100-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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                      33          71          36          72          33
Temp          63 51 43 39 36 33 40 62 71 57 48 43 40 36 43 64 72 57 46 41 37 33
Dewpt         14 15 16 16 17 19 19 16 16 19 20 20 20 20 20 19 17 19 18 19 19 20
Max/Min RH                   55          12          52          12          59
RH            15 23 33 38 45 55 41 16 12 22 33 39 44 51 40 18 12 23 32 40 47 58
Wind Dir       N  N  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9  3  4  5  5  5  6  8  5  4  4  5  5  6  6 10 10  9  5  5  5  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  5  2  4  3  5  3 10  7 16  2  8
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                  5     5     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  1100  4000   200   100  1200  3500   100   200
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    NW     W     W     W     N    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              5     6     9     6     5     6     8    11     6     8
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          61      36    68      37    60      34    66      40    67
Temp          55 51 41   36 61 56 44   37 55 50 39   34 59 56 45   40 61 55
Dewpt         19 21 21   21 22 23 24   24 22 24 23   24 25 26 30   32 24 27
Min/Max RH       19      54    18      59    24      66    21      71    20
RH            25 31 44   53 22 28 46   58 28 35 51   66 27 31 54   71 24 34
PWind Dir        NW      SW    SW      NW     N       W    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-101100-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
311 PM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

Date           12/09/17      Sun 12/10/17            Mon 12/11/17            Tue
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                      28          64          31          66          29
Temp          60 48 39 35 32 28 35 56 64 51 42 38 35 31 38 58 66 52 42 37 33 29
Dewpt          9 10 12 14 14 16 19 16 15 16 16 18 17 17 19 16 13 15 15 17 17 17
Max/Min RH                   65          15          60          13          60
RH            13 21 33 42 48 59 52 21 15 24 34 44 48 55 46 19 13 23 33 44 51 59
Wind Dir       N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      13  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  8  4  4  4  5  5  6 11 10  8  5  4  4  4
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  7  2  5  3  7  4 13 10 16  3  9
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                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  1200  4500   100   100  1800  3700   100   100
T Wind Dir              W     W     W    NE    NW     W     W     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd              6     6     6     6     4     8    10    11     6     6
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17
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          58      31    63      33    55      30    61      35    62
Temp          51 47 37   31 56 51 39   33 50 45 35   30 54 51 40   35 56 50
Dewpt         17 18 18   20 20 19 20   22 20 22 21   22 22 22 26   23 21 25
Min/Max RH       18      63    18      63    26      72    22      61    22
RH            25 30 46   62 25 28 45   63 30 39 56   71 28 32 56   60 25 37
PWind Dir        NW       W     W       N     N       W    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       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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