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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ024-241015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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          59          27          52          36
Temp             82 61 50 43 40 42 52 58 56 43 36 32 29 33 46 51 50 44 43 40 38
Dewpt            16 13 14 15 19 20 14  8  8 14 15 16 16 17 17 17 19 22 25 31 33
Max/Min RH                   45          13          57          25          90
RH                8 15 24 32 42 41 21 13 14 30 41 51 56 53 31 25 29 41 50 68 81
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         16 13 12 11 10 12 12 16 12 11  6  6  5  5  6 10 12 13 11 10 13
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 OV
Clouds(%)         7 25 11  1  1  1  0  2  1  2  1  0  9 24  9 15  9 17 31 62 93
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD
Red Flag          W
Wind
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              3700   200  7100 10300  6700   300  3400  5200  3300   200
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW     W    NE    NE    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             13    10    16    23     8     4     8    13    11     6
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          66      37    61      46    65      40    51      35    57
Temp          58 63 45   39 55 59 51   48 60 63 46   41 47 49 40   36 51 55
Dewpt         34 28 33   33 29 17 10   16 25 23 10   24 11  6  6    9  9 13
Min/Max RH       22      80    19      32    21      51    16      32    16
RH            41 26 63   79 36 19 18   28 27 21 23   51 23 17 24   32 18 19
PWind Dir        SW       N    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW CL FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-241015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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          62          29          51          38
Temp             86 64 53 46 43 45 55 60 58 45 38 34 31 34 46 51 50 45 44 41 40
Dewpt            23 19 18 19 21 23 18 15 15 18 18 18 17 18 17 18 21 23 25 30 32
Max/Min RH                   44          16          55          27          85
RH               10 17 25 34 42 40 23 16 18 34 44 52 56 51 31 27 31 41 49 64 75
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW  N NW NW  N NE NE NE  N NE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         14 12 12 11 10 13 12 13 11  9  9  6  5  6  4  8  9 13 11 10 13
Clouds           CL SC FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL SC FW FW FW FW FW B1 OV
Clouds(%)         3 42 18  1  1  1  1  8  4  0  0  0  3 31  8 21  9 14 14 57 92
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     4     3     2     2     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   100  5500  8000  3200   200  3700  4300  2400   100
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW    NW    NE     N     E     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9     9    14    14     8     5     6    10     9     8
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          66      39    61      48    68      43    52      35    58
Temp          58 63 47   41 56 60 53   50 62 66 49   44 49 51 41   37 52 56
Dewpt         40 36 41   36 36 27 24   17 27 27 14   24 13 10  9   11 10 15
Min/Max RH       33      85    28      34    23      45    19      34    17
RH            51 36 81   83 46 29 32   27 26 23 24   44 23 19 26   33 18 20
PWind Dir        SW       N    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-241015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                      43          67          31          56          40
Temp             86 66 55 49 45 48 60 66 64 48 41 36 33 36 50 55 54 49 47 45 42
Dewpt            23 22 19 19 18 18 14  9 10 15 19 19 19 20 21 22 24 27 30 35 37
Max/Min RH                   33          10          56          27          89
RH               10 18 24 30 33 29 16 10 12 26 41 50 56 51 32 27 31 43 52 68 82
Wind Dir          W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd         16 12 13 10  8 11 12 17 10  6  8 11  9 10  6  8  9 13 12 11 13
Clouds           CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW FW FW B1 B2
Clouds(%)         4 18  9  6  3 12  8 10 13  2  3  5 13 27 19 20 19  7 14 56 81
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     3     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2900   200  6500  7700  5000   400  3300  4100  2400   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    NW     W     N    NE     E    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             21     9    13    21     8     8    10    11     8     5
RFTI              3  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          74      42    64      49    70      46    55      36    58
Temp          65 71 51   44 59 62 54   51 64 68 52   47 52 54 42   38 52 56
Dewpt         42 28 35   36 33 17 12   16 24 28 20   28 19 11 13   12  6  9
Min/Max RH       20      74    17      27    20      48    18      35    13
RH            43 20 53   74 38 17 18   25 22 22 28   48 27 18 29   35 15 15
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW    NE       E     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B2 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   CL FW SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       0     0       5     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-241015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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          61          25          55          37
Temp             81 60 49 42 39 42 54 60 58 43 36 31 28 32 48 54 53 47 44 42 39
Dewpt            12 12 12 13 13 14  7  3  4  7 10 14 15 17 19 18 19 22 26 32 33
Max/Min RH                   35          10          58          24          85
RH                7 15 22 29 34 31 15 10 11 22 34 49 57 54 31 24 26 38 48 68 79
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW  N NE NE  E  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         19 13 12 10  8 13 18 21 13  6  9  8  8  9 10 13 12 13 10 10 13
Clouds           FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        11 30 21 15  6 16  1  1 12 22 15 14 17 19 35 22 37 25 57 72 90
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
Red Flag          W
Wind
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     4     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              4600   200  6000  8200  5500   200  2800  5700  3400   200
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW     W     N     E    SE     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             19     8    14    27     9     6    12    13    11     9
RFTI              4  1  0  0  0  0  1  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL NO NO NO NO EL CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          68      36    61      45    64      40    51      33    55
Temp          59 65 45   38 55 59 50   46 58 62 46   41 47 49 39   35 49 53
Dewpt         27 20 24   30 21  8 10   16 24 23 12   21 15  8  8   10  7  8
Min/Max RH       15      72    13      32    22      45    18      35    15
RH            29 18 43   72 26 13 19   29 26 22 25   45 27 18 27   35 17 16
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 SC   FW FW CL FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-241015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                      42          63          30          52          38
Temp             86 65 54 47 44 46 56 62 60 46 39 34 32 35 47 51 51 46 44 42 40
Dewpt            23 19 18 18 20 23 17 12 14 18 18 18 17 18 18 18 21 24 27 31 34
Max/Min RH                   41          14          55          26          86
RH               10 17 24 32 39 38 21 14 16 32 43 51 55 51 31 26 31 41 49 65 78
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  N NE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         14 12 12 11 10 13 11 13 10 10  8  8  6  6  4  9 10 13 11 10 13
Clouds           CL SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW FW FW B1 OV
Clouds(%)         4 39 18  2  1  3  2  2  2  1  1  1  6 29 11 23 12 14 14 52 91
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD
Red Flag          W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     4     3     2     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt               100   200  6400  9600  6400   300  3600  4300  2400   200
T Wind Dir              W    NW    NW     W    NE    NE     E     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd             11     9    14    17    10     5     6    11     9     9
RFTI              3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          69      40    62      49    68      44    53      36    58
Temp          61 66 48   42 57 61 54   50 62 66 50   44 50 51 42   38 52 56
Dewpt         40 32 41   36 35 24 18   16 25 27 13   26 14 10 10   11  9 13
Min/Max RH       25      82    24      30    23      48    18      33    16
RH            46 28 77   80 44 25 24   25 24 23 23   49 23 19 26   33 17 18
PWind Dir        SW       N    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 B1   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-241015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
310 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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          57          24          52          35
Temp             78 57 46 40 36 39 50 56 54 40 34 29 26 30 45 51 50 44 42 39 37
Dewpt            11 10 12 13 15 16  9  4  5  9 12 14 14 17 17 17 18 21 25 30 32
Max/Min RH                   43          12          61          25          87
RH                8 15 24 32 41 39 18 12 13 26 39 52 59 57 32 25 27 40 51 70 81
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE  E  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         17 13 12 11  9 13 16 20 13  9  9  8  5  6  9 13 12 13 10 10 13
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 OV
Clouds(%)         8 10  5  3  2  3  0  1  3  5  4  5 18 19 10 11 13 21 47 70 91
PoP 12hr                      5           5           5           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis            BD                BD BD
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
Red Flag          W
Wind
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     4     3     3     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4700   200  6800  9100  5900   200  3200  5900  3500   200
T Wind Dir              W     W    NW     W    NW     E    SE    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd             16     8    16    26     9     5    11    16    12    11
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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          65      34    59      43    62      37    49      32    55
Temp          56 62 43   36 53 57 48   44 56 60 44   38 45 48 38   34 49 53
Dewpt         28 22 26   31 22 11  7   17 24 21 10   24 12  6  6    9  8 12
Min/Max RH       19      83    15      36    22      56    18      35    17
RH            33 22 52   83 29 15 18   32 28 22 25   56 25 18 25   34 19 19
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    OV B2 SC   FW FW CL FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       0     0       0     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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