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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ024-271015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      45          83          50          79          48
Temp          60 66 54 50 47 47 62 78 83 80 66 61 55 50 61 72 79 74 61 56 52 49
Dewpt         36 30 36 36 37 38 40 36 33 33 35 38 41 42 40 39 41 44 48 50 50 48
Max/Min RH                   74          16          73          26         100
RH            42 26 51 58 69 72 43 23 17 18 32 42 60 73 47 30 26 34 63 81 93 97
Wind Dir      NW NW SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  E  S  E  E  N  N NE
Wind Spd      14 11  4  5  5  6 13 17 21 17  6  6  6  6  6  5  8 10  6  9  9 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)     10  6 18 21 41 48 41 31 43 48 70 69 57 46 38 48 56 69 71 81 85 88
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           5          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.05
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  2     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4700   100  9100 15700   200   300  5700 10600  7400  1800
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    SW     E     N
T Wind Spd              6     3    21    29     5     9    11    12    21    19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          55      36    57      39    78      48    83      52    75
Temp          53 53   43 38 52 55   47 42 70 75   58 51 75 80   61 54 70 73
Dewpt         44 40   35 33 30 26   29 31 34 32   37 41 43 37   40 44 42 39
Min/Max RH       62      83    31      64    19      68    21      69    28
RH            71 62   73 83 43 33   49 64 26 21   45 68 32 21   46 69 36 29
PWind Dir         N       N    NW       W     W      SE    NW      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   OV B2 B1 FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30      50    10       0     0       0     0      10     5

$$

TXZ026-271015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      46          85          52          78          49
Temp          61 66 56 51 48 47 61 77 85 82 70 63 58 52 63 73 78 75 63 57 54 50
Dewpt         34 32 36 36 37 38 40 39 35 38 39 40 42 44 43 42 43 46 49 52 52 50
Max/Min RH                   71          17          74          29         100
RH            38 28 47 56 65 71 46 25 17 21 32 43 55 74 48 33 29 36 60 83 93100
Wind Dir      NW NW  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  N NE  N
Wind Spd      16 13  5  6  5  8 14 18 20 16  9  6  8  8  8  5  6 10  8 10 10 16
Clouds        FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)     12  3 10 21 36 49 46 28 42 54 74 69 59 40 32 43 52 59 63 75 81 88
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  5     3     3     4     4     3     2     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              4500     0  3400 14400   100   200  4800  6100  3700  1400
T Wind Dir              E    SE     S    SW     N    NW    NW     S     E     N
T Wind Spd              6     5    18    27     5     6    10     6    11    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          58      36    58      39    78      49    83      53    75
Temp          55 56   43 38 53 56   48 42 70 75   59 52 76 80   62 55 70 73
Dewpt         47 41   38 35 31 25   30 31 33 31   39 41 44 37   42 45 44 41
Min/Max RH       57      92    29      65    18      66    21      69    30
RH            74 57   82 89 43 30   49 65 25 20   47 66 32 21   48 69 39 31
PWind Dir         N       N    NW       W     S      SE     W      NE     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr         30      40    10       0     0       0     0      10    10

$$

TXZ043-271015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      48          90          54          88          53
Temp          65 70 58 53 50 50 67 82 89 88 73 67 60 54 67 79 87 85 70 63 58 54
Dewpt         38 34 37 36 39 40 41 36 33 32 37 43 43 42 41 41 41 43 48 52 54 54
Max/Min RH                   72          13          64          20         100
RH            38 27 46 53 65 68 39 19 14 13 26 41 53 64 39 26 20 23 45 67 85100
Wind Dir      NW NW SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  W NW NE  E  S SE  E  E NE  N
Wind Spd      13 11  4  5  5  6 14 16 18 17 11  8  5  5  5  4  6  8  8  4  5  9
Clouds        FW CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     15  5  3 10 24 36 22 20 28 26 51 45 31 32 29 46 48 56 44 69 67 66
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     4     4     3     4     4     3     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              5000   100  5300 13300  7800   400  5900  8600  4800   500
T Wind Dir              S     S     S    SW     S     W    NW    SW     E     N
T Wind Spd              6     4    19    32    19     8     8     9     9     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          70      37    63      41    83      52    87      54    79
Temp          65 67   47 39 57 61   51 44 74 80   63 55 79 84   64 56 73 77
Dewpt         48 45   39 34 31 25   29 31 32 28   35 42 44 34   42 46 44 41
Min/Max RH       44      82    25      59    14      61    17      69    28
RH            54 45   74 82 37 25   42 59 21 15   35 61 29 17   45 69 35 28
PWind Dir         N       N    NW      SW    SW       S    SW      SE     N
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      30     5       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-271015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      46          87          51          82          49
Temp          63 69 57 53 49 47 65 79 86 85 71 64 56 51 62 74 82 78 65 58 53 50
Dewpt         33 30 33 34 36 36 35 30 27 27 30 34 36 36 34 32 33 37 43 48 49 48
Max/Min RH                   68          11          56          17          93
RH            33 23 40 48 61 65 33 17 12 12 22 32 47 56 35 21 17 23 45 69 86 93
Wind Dir      NW NW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NE  S SW  S SE NE NE NE
Wind Spd      13 11  6 11  8  9 14 21 24 23 11  9  6  8  8  9 12 13 10  9  8 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     22 12 14 20 41 39 26 25 37 41 66 52 47 41 33 43 52 66 69 79 76 72
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
Obvis                              BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  3     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              5300   100 12100 14000  8800   100  7600 11900  8100  1400
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     W     W    NW    NW    SW    SE     N
T Wind Spd              8     8    19    33    12     5     9    17    13    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          62      34    60      38    78      48    83      50    75
Temp          58 60   43 36 54 58   47 41 70 75   58 51 75 80   60 52 69 73
Dewpt         41 37   33 30 27 23   28 29 27 23   32 37 34 27   35 42 40 37
Min/Max RH       42      79    25      62    14      59    14      69    27
RH            53 42   67 79 35 26   47 62 20 14   37 59 22 14   39 69 35 27
PWind Dir         N       N    NW      SW     W       S     W       N     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      30     5       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ031-271015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      45          87          52          81          49
Temp          62 68 57 51 47 46 63 79 87 83 71 65 58 52 64 76 81 78 64 58 53 50
Dewpt         36 32 36 37 38 39 41 39 35 38 40 42 43 43 43 43 44 46 50 54 53 50
Max/Min RH                   76          16          72          27         100
RH            39 26 46 59 70 75 44 24 16 20 32 43 56 72 46 31 27 33 60 85 99100
Wind Dir      NW NW  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE SE  E  E  N  N  N
Wind Spd      14 12  4  5  5  8 14 17 20 16  8  6  6  6  8  5  6 10  6  8  9 13
Clouds        FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     13  3  9 17 33 47 41 25 39 52 75 68 52 36 28 40 48 58 55 74 80 85
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  3     3     3     3     4     3     2     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              4500   200  3200 14900  6400   300  4900  7100  4200  1600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SW    NW    NW    NW    SW     E     N
T Wind Spd              6     4    18    34     6     8    10     8    11    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          62      37    60      40    80      50    85      53    77
Temp          58 60   45 39 55 58   49 43 71 77   60 53 77 82   63 55 72 75
Dewpt         48 44   39 35 32 26   31 31 35 33   39 41 44 37   43 45 44 42
Min/Max RH       56      86    29      64    19      63    20      69    30
RH            70 56   79 85 42 29   49 64 27 21   46 63 31 20   49 69 38 31
PWind Dir         N       N    NW       W     W      SE     W       N     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1
PoP 12hr         30      40     5       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ029-271015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
309 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date           04/26/17      Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17            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                      43          82          47          78          45
Temp          59 65 53 49 46 44 62 76 80 80 65 58 53 47 60 72 77 75 60 52 48 46
Dewpt         35 32 35 34 37 37 38 33 29 29 31 34 36 37 35 34 35 38 43 48 48 46
Max/Min RH                   79          14          68          22         100
RH            47 29 50 56 71 76 41 21 15 15 28 40 52 68 39 25 22 26 53 86100100
Wind Dir      NW NW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  S SW  S  E NE NE NE
Wind Spd      13  9  5  8  6  6 14 20 21 20  8  6  6  5  6  8 10  9  8  9  9 13
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)     14 12 22 26 44 45 36 27 44 49 70 65 54 46 39 49 55 70 77 81 82 84
PoP 12hr                      0           5           0           5          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0        0.07
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C
Obvis                              BD BD
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  2     4     3     4     4     3     3     3     4     3
Mix Hgt              5200   200 12800 15000  6400   200  7700 11700  8300  1600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     W     N    NW    NW    SW    SE     N
T Wind Spd              8     6    23    37    10     8     9    17    21    19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           04/29  Sun 04/30/17  Mon 05/01/17  Tue 05/02/17  Wed 05/03/17
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          54      32    56      36    76      44    81      47    74
Temp          51 52   40 34 51 54   45 39 68 73   55 47 73 78   57 49 68 72
Dewpt         41 38   32 30 28 26   27 29 31 29   34 37 38 33   36 42 40 37
Min/Max RH       59      85    32      67    18      68    19      77    28
RH            68 59   73 85 41 34   49 67 25 19   45 68 28 19   45 77 36 28
PWind Dir        NE       N    NW      SW     W      SW     W       N     N
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2   B2 B2 SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50     5       0     0       0     0       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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