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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

TXZ024-282245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      77          37          58          32          64
Temp             54 58 69 76 73 56 47 42 39 42 52 57 56 45 41 37 34 40 56 63 61
Dewpt            24 29 22 17 12 20 22 25 20 20 13 10 10 14 14 17 15 16 15 15 18
Min/Max RH                    9          49          15          45          15
RH               31 33 17 11  9 24 37 49 46 41 21 15 16 28 33 44 45 38 19 15 19
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NW  N  N NE SE SE  S SW  S  S SW  S
Wind Spd         13 17 27 31 31 21 17 14  8  8  9  5  4  5  4  4  5  6 11  8  4
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        72 77 80 69 42 24 10  4  3  0  1  4  6  4  8  6  4  4  4  3  1
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     4     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              3700 10500  7600   700  6100  8000  5200   100  5700  8900
T Wind Dir              W    SW     W    NW     N    NW    SE    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             27    44    20    11    10     3     4     4    13    11
RFTI              0  0  4  6  7  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH EX EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            35    67      41    75      47    83      49    75
Temp          45   37 59 65 50   43 66 72 57   50 74 80 59   51 68 72
Dewpt         20   22 20 19 25   29 35 34 41   40 38 31 36   34 27 21
Max/Min RH         55    16      56    23      68    17      52    14
RH            37   55 22 17 37   56 32 25 55   68 27 17 43   52 21 14
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ026-282245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      79          38          61          33          65
Temp             52 57 70 78 75 58 49 43 40 43 54 60 58 47 42 38 35 41 57 64 62
Dewpt            30 32 26 20 17 23 25 25 20 20 14 12  9 15 15 18 16 18 15 15 17
Min/Max RH                   10          49          13          46          15
RH               43 38 19 11 11 26 39 49 44 39 20 15 14 27 33 44 45 39 19 15 17
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S SW  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         11 12 23 27 25 20 18 17  9 10 12 10  6  6  4  4  4  4 10  8  6
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        70 75 80 70 44 28 14  6  3  1  2  5  7  7 10  6  3  4  5  4  2
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     6     3     3     4     4     3     2     3     4
Mix Hgt              3000  4900   100   400  6000  8100  5200   100  5500  7200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N     N     E     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             13    29    17    13    12    10     5     2     5    12
RFTI              0  0  2  6  5  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CH CH EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            35    69      43    76      48    84      50    76
Temp          45   37 61 67 52   45 68 73 58   51 75 81 60   52 69 73
Dewpt         22   24 22 20 27   32 38 38 45   44 45 40 40   37 32 24
Max/Min RH         59    16      60    26      77    23      57    16
RH            40   59 22 16 38   60 33 28 62   77 34 23 47   56 25 16
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     S       S    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ043-282245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      80          39          61          34          65
Temp             55 59 71 79 76 59 50 44 41 44 55 60 58 47 43 39 36 41 57 64 62
Dewpt            37 39 31 20 16 18 25 25 24 22 14 12 10 16 16 20 19 20 15 14 15
Min/Max RH                   10          53          14          51          14
RH               51 48 23 11 10 20 37 47 50 42 20 15 15 28 34 47 51 42 19 15 16
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  E SE SE  S SE  S  S SE
Wind Spd          9 10 19 21 20 16 13 12 13 10 11  8  6  5  4  4  4  4  8  6  5
Clouds           B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        62 59 77 72 55 27 19  9  4 12  7 10 12  3  9 13 17 17 17 14 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3     2     4
Mix Hgt              4400  6100   600   800  5200  6600  4200   100  4700  7500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW    NE    NE    SE    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             16    31    18    14    17     8     5     3     5    10
RFTI              0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            35    67      43    74      49    82      51    78
Temp          45   37 59 65 51   45 66 72 58   51 73 79 60   53 70 75
Dewpt         21   26 23 21 29   34 41 41 48   47 48 42 47   45 38 28
Max/Min RH         63    18      67    31      86    27      74    17
RH            39   63 25 18 42   64 40 33 69   86 41 27 62   74 31 17
PWind Dir          SE     S       S     S       S    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-282245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      75          34          58          31          63
Temp             51 55 67 74 71 54 45 39 36 40 51 57 56 45 40 36 33 39 55 62 60
Dewpt            29 29 22 17 10 22 26 26 22 22 16 13 11 15 14 18 17 19 16 15 16
Min/Max RH                    9          62          16          52          16
RH               42 37 18 11  9 28 47 59 56 48 24 17 16 29 34 47 51 44 21 16 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S
Wind Spd         11 13 26 35 31 19 13 13 11  8  9  5  6  8  9  6  5  8 12 10  9
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        79 79 77 69 35 11 13  8  6  5  3  5  7  2  7  6  5 10 14 11  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD BD
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2700  9900  6400   200  5500  7000  4500   200  5500  7300
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW    NE     S    SE     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             20    47    19     9    10     4     8     4    12    13
RFTI              0  0  4  6  7  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH EX NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            32    64      38    74      45    81      45    75
Temp          42   34 56 62 47   41 65 71 55   48 72 78 56   47 67 72
Dewpt         19   22 19 19 25   30 34 31 40   40 36 26 31   33 26 18
Max/Min RH         61    17      67    21      74    15      58    13
RH            39   61 23 19 42   65 31 23 57   74 27 15 38   58 21 13
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ031-282245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      80          38          62          33          67
Temp             53 57 71 79 76 58 49 43 40 44 55 61 59 48 43 39 35 41 58 66 64
Dewpt            30 33 22 18 15 21 23 23 22 22 11 10  9 16 16 18 18 21 12 13 17
Min/Max RH                    9          50          12          50          13
RH               41 40 16 10 10 23 36 45 49 41 17 13 14 27 33 43 48 44 16 13 16
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S SW  S  S  S SE
Wind Spd         11 13 23 27 25 19 17 16  9  9 11  9  5  5  4  4  4  4 10  8  5
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        68 71 80 71 45 23 14  6  3  2  2  5  7  6 11  8  5  6  7  5  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     4     4     3     2     2     4
Mix Hgt              3400  5100   400  1000  6000  7700  5000   200  5300  8100
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW     N     N     E    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             18    33    18    12    13     8     5     3     6    13
RFTI              0  0  3  6  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            35    69      43    76      49    85      50    78
Temp          45   38 61 67 52   45 68 74 59   52 76 82 60   52 70 75
Dewpt         21   25 19 21 28   33 39 40 47   46 46 41 42   39 35 27
Max/Min RH         60    15      62    27      79    23      61    17
RH            38   60 19 17 39   62 34 29 64   79 36 24 51   61 28 17
PWind Dir           S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ029-282245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
543 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min                      73          30          56          28          61
Temp             50 54 65 72 69 51 42 35 32 36 49 55 53 42 37 33 30 36 52 60 58
Dewpt            28 29 22 16 13 20 24 26 21 21 14 11 10 13 15 18 16 18 15 15 15
Min/Max RH                   11          69          16          56          17
RH               42 38 19 12 11 29 48 69 63 54 24 17 17 30 40 53 55 47 23 17 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N NE NE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 16 28 34 32 19 13 13  9  6  8  4  4  5  6  5  5  9 11  9  5
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        79 81 76 67 40 16 10  4  2  0  2  4  6  2  3  4  4  4  4  4  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                  BD BD BD
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     3     3     4     4     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt              3500 10900  6700   400  6000  7700  5000   200  5000  7400
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW     N    SW    SE     S    SW     W
T Wind Spd             24    48    19    10     6     4     6     5    16    12
RFTI              0  0  4  6  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max            31    63      36    72      44    80      44    72
Temp          41   33 55 60 46   39 63 69 54   47 71 77 55   46 64 69
Dewpt         18   22 19 18 25   29 33 30 37   38 35 26 30   31 26 16
Max/Min RH         63    18      70    22      71    15      55    13
RH            39   63 24 19 43   67 32 23 52   71 27 15 38   55 23 13
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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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