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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

TXZ024-181015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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          85          54          77          57
Temp          82 73 63 58 55 52 64 79 85 75 65 60 57 54 63 73 77 71 64 61 59 57
Dewpt         40 42 42 41 41 42 45 47 46 49 49 46 45 46 48 49 47 50 51 51 53 54
Max/Min RH                   71          26          76          35          94
RH            22 33 47 53 58 68 50 32 26 39 56 59 63 73 59 42 35 47 63 70 80 89
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12  9  8  9  9  6  6  6  9  8  6  6  5  4  6 10 13 10  9  9  9  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      3  5  1  2  1  4  3  6  9 18 27 40 28 39 20 39 45 53 47 68 74 81
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  2500  9100   200   200  2300  3800   300   500
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     6     8    12     8     4     9    18    10    10
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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          78      60    80      48    70      50    77      50    72
Temp          74 72   64 60 77 70   54 48 66 64   54 50 72 69   55 50 68 66
Dewpt         59 58   57 58 51 45   40 37 32 36   38 38 39 43   44 42 39 44
Min/Max RH       53      91    32      65    26      63    28      75    32
RH            60 62   80 91 40 40   57 65 28 35   54 63 30 40   65 75 34 45
PWind Dir         S       S     W       N    NW      SW     N      NE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20      10    10       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-181015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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                      49          84          54          80          59
Temp          81 71 60 55 53 49 62 78 84 75 65 60 57 54 64 76 80 73 66 63 61 59
Dewpt         39 41 42 41 41 41 45 47 47 47 48 46 47 47 49 50 48 50 51 52 55 56
Max/Min RH                   77          28          79          33          93
RH            22 34 51 58 65 73 54 33 28 37 55 60 68 76 59 41 33 44 58 67 80 89
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12  9  9  8  5  4  6 10 12  8  9  6  5  4  8 11 13 10 10 10  9  8
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      2  3  1  2  1  3  3  5  8 18 29 40 26 34 17 33 37 51 55 68 78 84
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt                 0     0  1700  3200   100   100  1900  3800   500   800
T Wind Dir              S     S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     5     6    14     9     5    11    18    11    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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          78      62    82      52    74      50    80      51    74
Temp          75 73   65 62 79 73   58 52 70 67   55 50 75 71   57 51 70 68
Dewpt         60 59   59 59 56 51   44 40 36 39   38 40 43 45   45 43 41 45
Min/Max RH       56      89    37      63    26      70    28      73    32
RH            60 61   80 89 46 46   59 63 28 36   53 68 32 39   65 73 35 44
PWind Dir         S       S     W       N    NW      SW     N      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20      10    20      10     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-181015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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                      50          85          55          80          60
Temp          82 72 61 56 54 50 63 79 85 76 66 61 58 55 64 76 80 74 67 64 62 60
Dewpt         36 36 38 39 39 41 43 43 43 43 44 44 45 47 50 50 48 48 51 54 57 58
Max/Min RH                   73          23          76          33          95
RH            19 27 42 52 58 70 48 28 23 31 46 53 61 73 60 40 33 40 56 70 83 92
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10  6  6  6  5  4  8 10 11  8  6  8  4  4  6 10 12  9  8  9  6  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      3  2  1  2  1  3  7 11 18 21 22 39 20 37 22 44 54 63 55 69 82 85
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  1900  5300   200   200  2800  4100   700  1100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              6     6    11    14     8     5    10    17    11    11
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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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      63    85      54    74      51    81      53    75
Temp          77 75   67 63 81 75   60 54 71 67   56 51 76 72   59 53 71 69
Dewpt         60 58   59 60 61 53   48 41 35 36   39 39 41 41   44 44 39 41
Min/Max RH       48      91    38      64    24      64    24      71    28
RH            55 55   77 89 50 46   64 60 27 32   53 63 29 32   58 71 31 36
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       N    NE       S     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20       5    20      20     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-181015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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                      49          83          53          75          56
Temp          79 70 60 55 52 49 62 77 83 74 64 59 56 53 61 71 75 69 63 60 58 56
Dewpt         37 40 40 39 40 41 43 45 45 46 46 43 44 45 47 48 48 49 51 51 53 54
Max/Min RH                   75          26          76          38          96
RH            22 34 48 55 63 73 50 32 26 37 53 55 63 73 60 44 38 49 66 73 83 92
Wind Dir      SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11  9  9  9  6  6  8  9 11  9  9  9  6  5  9 10 13 11 11 11  9  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      4  3  1  2  2  5 17 17 20 23 27 41 18 41 30 52 63 60 63 62 73 82
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          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                  4     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  2100  8800   200   300  2100  2300   400   400
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     6     9    11     9     5    10    14    12     8
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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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      58    81      48    71      48    77      49    71
Temp          75 72   62 58 77 71   55 48 67 64   53 48 72 68   55 49 67 65
Dewpt         58 55   55 57 46 42   39 36 32 35   36 37 39 40   42 42 39 42
Min/Max RH       45      96    26      62    25      66    26      76    33
RH            55 54   77 96 33 35   55 62 27 34   53 65 30 35   62 76 35 43
PWind Dir         S       S     W       N     E      SW    NW      NE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-181015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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                      50          84          55          80          59
Temp          83 73 62 57 54 50 63 78 84 75 65 61 58 55 64 76 80 73 66 63 61 59
Dewpt         39 41 41 40 40 41 45 47 47 47 48 46 46 47 49 50 48 50 51 53 55 57
Max/Min RH                   74          28          76          33          97
RH            22 32 47 54 60 70 53 33 28 37 54 58 64 74 58 41 33 44 58 69 80 92
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      12  9  9  8  8  5  8 10 12  8  9  8  6  4  8 11 13 10 10 11  9  9
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      3  3  1  2  1  2  5  6  9 19 29 41 23 33 18 35 40 55 55 69 78 84
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   100  2100  4600   200   200  2100  4000   800  1000
T Wind Dir              S     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     6    10    16    10     6    11    18    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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          78      62    83      52    73      51    80      51    74
Temp          75 73   65 62 79 73   58 52 69 66   55 51 75 71   57 51 70 68
Dewpt         60 59   59 60 57 51   44 40 35 38   38 40 42 44   45 44 40 44
Min/Max RH       54      93    36      63    26      67    27      75    31
RH            60 61   80 93 46 45   59 63 28 35   52 65 30 38   65 75 33 42
PWind Dir         S       S     W       N     N      SW    NW      NE    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         20       5    20      10     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-181015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
240 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Date           10/17/17      Wed 10/18/17            Thu 10/19/17            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
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          82          52          75          54
Temp          80 70 59 54 52 48 61 76 82 73 63 58 55 52 61 71 75 68 61 58 56 54
Dewpt         38 40 42 40 41 41 44 46 45 48 48 45 45 45 47 47 46 49 51 50 52 53
Max/Min RH                   79          27          79          36         100
RH            22 33 53 58 67 76 54 34 27 42 59 62 68 76 61 42 36 50 69 74 85 96
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12  8  9  9  8  6  9  9 10  6  9  8  6  4  8 10 13 10 11 10  9 10
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)      2  3  1  3  2  4  4 10 11 20 23 40 23 38 26 43 51 55 52 65 69 77
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          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                  4     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt               200   100  5200  8300   200   200  3600  5000   600   400
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             11     9    11    12    10     8    12    16    17    10
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           10/20  Sat 10/21/17  Sun 10/22/17  Mon 10/23/17  Tue 10/24/17
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          77      56    78      45    68      47    76      47    70
Temp          73 70   60 56 74 68   52 45 64 61   51 47 71 67   53 47 66 64
Dewpt         58 55   55 55 46 42   37 35 31 36   37 37 39 41   43 41 40 43
Min/Max RH       48      96    30      67    27      69    27      79    35
RH            59 58   83 96 37 39   57 67 29 38   58 67 31 39   69 79 38 47
PWind Dir         S       S     W       N    SE      SW     N      NE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5     5       5     5       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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