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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

TXZ024-231030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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          77          42          67          41
Temp          72 65 58 54 52 50 60 72 77 66 54 49 46 42 51 63 67 59 50 46 44 41
Dewpt         24 29 32 32 32 35 35 35 36 37 37 35 33 30 24 20 22 27 27 30 27 35
Max/Min RH                   56          23          61          18          81
RH            16 26 38 42 45 56 39 25 23 34 52 58 61 61 35 19 18 29 40 53 51 77
Wind Dir       W  S  S SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  3  4  6  8  9 11 13 16 12  6  8  8  6 12 13 14  6  4  4  5  6
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     31 28 12  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4 17 31 22 12  6  0  0  0  0  0
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                  3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  3600  5900   200   100  6200  7000   100   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    NW    NE     N    NW     N    NW     W     W
T Wind Spd              6     9    13    18     8     8    18    18     6     6
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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      52    81      40    52      31    56      38    65
Temp          73 71   57 52 76 68   48 40 50 45   35 31 52 50   42 38 60 58
Dewpt         31 33   32 37 32 32   30 29 21 22   23 23 18 23   25 29 32 34
Min/Max RH       17      56    17      62    29      71    24      73    30
RH            22 25   38 56 20 26   49 62 32 38   61 71 26 34   51 69 34 41
PWind Dir         W      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    10      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ026-231030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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                      47          79          43          70          41
Temp          74 66 56 52 50 47 59 74 79 68 56 50 47 43 53 65 70 61 51 47 44 41
Dewpt         26 31 32 34 35 36 38 40 40 38 37 35 33 31 28 25 24 26 27 30 28 32
Max/Min RH                   68          24          61          18          73
RH            17 27 39 49 56 65 46 30 25 33 49 56 58 61 38 21 18 26 39 52 53 69
Wind Dir       W  S  S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  3  5  5  5  5  8 11 16 12  8  9  8  8 12 16 17  8  4  4  4  4
Clouds        FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     25 28 11  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7 21 33 22 11  5  0  0  0  0  0
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                  3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               100     0  2900  5500   100   100  6000  7400   100     0
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     N     N    NW     N    NW    NW     W
T Wind Spd              6     5    11    18     8     8    17    20     4     5
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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          80      52    83      40    54      31    57      38    66
Temp          73 71   58 52 78 70   49 40 52 47   36 31 53 51   42 38 61 59
Dewpt         37 36   36 37 39 34   32 28 23 21   22 22 20 23   23 27 33 34
Min/Max RH       19      56    18      61    28      69    24      67    30
RH            27 27   44 56 25 27   52 61 32 35   57 68 27 33   47 64 34 39
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ043-231030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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                      47          80          43          70          42
Temp          74 66 56 52 50 47 59 74 80 69 56 51 47 43 53 65 70 61 52 48 45 42
Dewpt         26 30 31 33 33 35 37 38 37 36 38 39 36 32 28 25 23 25 27 29 29 32
Max/Min RH                   66          21          66          17          69
RH            17 26 38 47 52 63 44 27 21 30 51 64 65 64 37 21 17 25 38 49 54 68
Wind Dir       N SE  S  S SW SW  W  W NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  2  4  5  4  5  6  8 12 12  9  8  8  6 11 13 12  5  3  4  3  4
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     27 28 12  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  7 21 17 14  7  0  0  0  0  0
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                  4     3     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt               100   100  2800  5500   300   100  6200  7700   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     N    NE     N     N     N    NW     W
T Wind Spd              5     6    12    11     9     8    13    16     5     5
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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          80      52    87      42    58      32    59      39    69
Temp          73 71   58 52 81 73   51 42 55 50   37 32 54 53   43 39 64 61
Dewpt         31 32   34 39 37 32   35 31 23 22   24 25 20 23   24 27 26 31
Min/Max RH       17      61    15      64    25      73    22      63    21
RH            21 23   41 60 21 22   55 64 28 33   58 73 25 31   47 62 24 32
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ035-231030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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          78          40          66          39
Temp          72 63 53 49 46 43 56 72 78 66 53 48 44 40 50 62 66 58 48 44 42 39
Dewpt         27 31 31 32 34 36 37 37 36 35 36 36 35 32 29 26 26 29 30 30 30 33
Max/Min RH                   76          22          72          22          79
RH            18 30 42 52 62 75 49 28 22 31 52 64 70 72 45 26 22 33 49 57 62 78
Wind Dir      SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  4  5  8  6  6  5  8 16 14 11 10 10  6 11 13 11  6  4  5  4  5
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     31 27 11  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 10 20 17 14  7  0  0  0  0  0
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                  4     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  2300  4800   200   100  5900  6700   100   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    NW    NE    NE     N     N    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd              5     6     8    17     9     8    11    12     4     5
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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          76      50    81      39    52      30    54      36    64
Temp          70 68   55 50 76 68   47 39 50 45   34 30 50 48   40 36 59 57
Dewpt         31 31   33 37 34 31   32 29 23 23   23 24 21 24   25 27 29 32
Min/Max RH       19      61    17      66    32      78    28      69    28
RH            24 25   43 60 22 25   55 66 35 41   63 77 32 38   55 69 31 39
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N    NE       N    NW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0    10      20     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-231030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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          79          43          70          41
Temp          75 67 57 53 51 48 59 74 79 68 56 50 47 43 53 65 70 61 51 47 44 41
Dewpt         26 32 33 35 34 36 38 40 39 38 38 37 35 32 29 26 24 28 27 31 28 33
Max/Min RH                   65          24          65          18          77
RH            17 27 39 49 52 62 45 29 24 34 51 61 64 65 39 22 18 28 39 54 54 73
Wind Dir      NW  S  S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE NE  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       2  3  4  6  6  5  5  9 14 12  8  8  8  6 11 16 16  6  4  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     26 28 11  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3 18 32 21 11  5  0  0  0  0  0
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                  4     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt               200   200  2300  5700   200   200  6800  7600   200   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW     W     N     N    NW    NW    NW     W     W
T Wind Spd              6     8    11    16     8     8    16    20     5     6
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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      53    84      40    55      31    57      38    67
Temp          74 72   59 53 79 70   49 40 52 48   36 31 53 51   42 38 62 59
Dewpt         36 36   36 38 38 34   33 29 23 22   23 23 21 25   26 28 32 34
Min/Max RH       18      58    18      64    27      72    26      71    28
RH            25 26   42 57 23 26   54 64 31 36   60 71 29 36   52 67 32 39
PWind Dir         W      SW     W       N     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5      10     5       0     0

$$

TXZ029-231030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
235 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

Date           10/22/17      Mon 10/23/17            Tue 10/24/17            Wed
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                      42          75          38          64          37
Temp          69 61 51 47 45 42 54 69 75 64 51 45 42 38 48 60 64 56 46 42 40 37
Dewpt         25 28 32 33 34 35 36 36 36 36 36 35 33 30 25 22 24 28 29 32 30 33
Max/Min RH                   76          24          72          21          85
RH            19 29 47 57 65 75 50 29 24 36 56 67 70 72 41 23 22 34 50 66 67 84
Wind Dir       W SW  S SW SW  W NW NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       5  4  4  6  5  5 10 14 17 12  9  9  8  4 10 13 12  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     33 29 12  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2 13 25 20 13  7  0  0  0  0  0
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                  3     3     3     2     2     2     3     4     3     2
Mix Hgt               100   100  3300  5200   300   200  6000  6600   200   100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     N     N    NW     W     W
T Wind Spd              6     9    11    19     9     6    12    13     4     5
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           10/25  Thu 10/26/17  Fri 10/27/17  Sat 10/28/17  Sun 10/29/17
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          75      48    77      36    49      27    54      34    63
Temp          69 67   53 48 72 64   44 36 47 42   31 27 49 48   38 34 58 55
Dewpt         32 31   35 37 33 31   31 28 22 23   23 23 21 24   25 26 31 34
Min/Max RH       19      65    19      71    34      85    28      75    32
RH            26 26   49 65 24 29   59 71 37 46   71 84 32 39   59 72 36 45
PWind Dir         W      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC B1 B1   B2 B1 FW FW   FW CL CL CL
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    10      10     5       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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