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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

TXZ024-202215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      62          48          59          41          67
Temp          47 44 52 60 61 62 54 52 51 49 52 56 59 58 49 45 42 41 48 59 66 65
Dewpt         31 32 34 35 39 41 44 46 47 46 48 47 43 42 42 41 39 38 41 42 41 41
Min/Max RH                   38          95          54          90          39
RH            54 63 49 38 44 46 68 78 88 88 85 72 57 56 77 86 87 88 78 53 40 41
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE  N NW NW  N  N NE NE
Wind Spd       9 10 14 18 18 17 10  9 10  9  8 10 11 11  8  6  5  6  8  8  6  6
Clouds        B1 SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     51 49 68 91 88 92 97 96 99 95 96 85 79 84 61 50 42 41 27 25 20 23
PoP 12hr                     40          80          60           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.07        0.56        0.12           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                   C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     4     5     5     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3000  3300  2300  1400  2400  4700  3100   300  4100  6600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E    NE     N     N    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             25    27    18    18    12    18     8     6     8     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          43    73      50    77      47    67      47    76
Temp          49 43 65 72   55 50 72 70   53 47 61 66   50 47 71 73
Dewpt         41 41 46 46   46 47 50 47   42 40 37 34   38 41 46 44
Max/Min RH       92    38      88    38      76    29      79    33
RH            75 91 50 41   72 88 46 44   65 76 40 31   63 79 42 35
PWind Dir         E    SE      SE    NE      NE    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    20      40    20      10    10

$$

TXZ026-202215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      65          47          59          42          67
Temp          47 46 54 63 64 62 55 52 49 47 50 54 57 58 50 47 44 42 51 60 66 65
Dewpt         33 34 35 35 36 38 42 45 47 47 47 47 44 43 43 43 42 41 43 43 43 40
Min/Max RH                   34         100          57          96          39
RH            58 63 48 35 35 41 62 78 92100 90 77 62 57 77 87 91 95 74 52 43 39
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      10 10 16 19 19 18 12 13 12 12 11 11 12 13  9  8  6  6 11 11  9  9
Clouds        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     42 50 51 73 87 83 98 96 99 97 97 95 90 83 66 51 44 45 22 24 15 16
PoP 12hr                     40          80          60           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.51        0.22           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                   C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     4     5     5     5     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4700  4700  3100  1400  2100  4700  3800   300  4300  6100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E    NE     N     N    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             25    28    14    19    16    20    14     5    13    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    73      51    77      48    68      49    76
Temp          50 45 65 71   57 51 72 74   54 48 62 67   54 49 70 74
Dewpt         43 42 47 46   48 47 52 48   44 42 38 35   38 41 48 45
Max/Min RH       90    38      86    38      80    29      73    33
RH            77 88 52 40   72 85 49 40   68 80 42 31   55 73 45 35
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE    SE      NE     N       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    20      40    20      10    10

$$

TXZ043-202215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      68          51          71          44          70
Temp          49 47 57 62 66 66 58 55 52 51 61 70 71 66 55 52 47 44 53 62 69 68
Dewpt         31 32 35 35 38 38 42 46 48 49 51 42 38 41 43 44 43 40 41 40 39 38
Min/Max RH                   35          94          30          89          31
RH            50 57 43 36 35 36 54 71 87 94 70 37 30 41 65 77 84 86 65 44 33 33
Wind Dir       E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      10  8 14 17 18 18 12 11 10 10  8 10 13 13 12  9  6  5 10  9  8  8
Clouds        B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     54 49 67 87 82 69 95 93 98 89 64 46 47 49 51 37 44 42 23 23 19 16
PoP 12hr                     30          70          40           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.22        0.06           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     3     5     5     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt              3200  5000  4300  1900  3600  3700  2600  1900  4800  6200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE     W     N     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd             24    27    26    14    10    21    13    10    12     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          46    75      53    83      51    70      51    79
Temp          53 46 67 74   59 53 78 80   59 51 63 69   56 52 72 77
Dewpt         40 41 44 42   46 47 49 47   48 44 40 37   39 42 46 43
Max/Min RH       84    31      79    29      80    30      70    28
RH            62 82 43 32   63 78 36 31   66 76 43 31   53 70 40 30
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE    SE      NE    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0     0       5    30      40    20      10    10

$$

TXZ035-202215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      64          47          66          42          69
Temp          50 47 51 58 63 63 56 54 52 49 56 64 66 62 52 46 43 42 49 62 68 67
Dewpt         29 30 33 37 40 43 47 48 47 46 42 38 37 38 40 42 40 38 40 40 39 38
Min/Max RH                   43          91          34          88          32
RH            44 51 49 46 43 48 71 81 84 88 59 38 34 41 64 84 88 85 70 44 34 34
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S NW NW  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd      16 16 21 21 23 21 13 13 10  9 11 13 13 13 10  9  6  6  8  6  4  5
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     69 66 79 88 76 92 89 90 82 62 51 40 47 52 45 38 42 33 20 21 23 25
PoP 12hr                     40          70          20           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.04        0.30           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  L  L  L  L
LAL                     2     4     5     4     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     4     2     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2500  4700  3700   900  4800  5000  3400   600  4100  6600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E     E     N     N    NE     N     N     W
T Wind Spd             29    29    19    12    13    19    13     9     5     2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    75      51    80      47    67      47    77
Temp          53 46 67 73   58 52 75 75   54 47 60 65   52 47 70 74
Dewpt         40 39 42 41   44 45 48 44   43 40 37 35   39 40 43 40
Max/Min RH       79    29      80    30      79    30      76    27
RH            60 78 40 31   59 78 39 34   67 76 42 33   62 76 38 29
PWind Dir         E    SE       S    NW      NE     E       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    30      30    20      10    10

$$

TXZ031-202215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      66          49          62          42          70
Temp          49 45 56 64 66 65 57 53 50 49 53 58 61 60 51 48 45 42 51 62 68 69
Dewpt         34 35 35 36 38 39 43 45 48 48 49 48 46 43 43 43 41 40 42 42 41 39
Min/Max RH                   34          96          53          92          33
RH            56 68 44 35 36 38 60 75 93 96 85 70 56 54 73 82 87 91 69 49 37 35
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd       9  9 14 18 18 17 11 12 11 11  9  9 12 12  9  8  6  6 10 10  8  8
Clouds        SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     43 49 53 80 88 84 97 94 97 96 96 88 81 80 62 47 45 47 25 25 18 17
PoP 12hr                     40          70          60           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05        0.54        0.17           0           0
Rain SHWRS              C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                   C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     4     5     5     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              4600  4700  4000  2500  2200  4900  3800  1600  4300  6100
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E    NE     N     N    NW     N     N
T Wind Spd             25    29    20    18    13    21    17     6    13     9
RFTI           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    74      51    80      48    69      49    78
Temp          52 45 67 73   56 51 75 76   55 48 61 68   54 50 72 75
Dewpt         43 41 47 45   48 47 51 48   45 42 37 35   38 41 47 45
Max/Min RH       87    35      88    35      81    28      73    32
RH            70 86 48 37   74 87 43 38   66 80 41 30   55 73 41 34
PWind Dir        NE     E      SE    SE      NE     N      SW     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    20      40    20      10    10

$$

TXZ029-202215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
347 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Date             Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      62          45          61          40          67
Temp          46 44 51 56 61 59 52 49 46 45 52 59 61 56 48 44 42 40 49 59 66 65
Dewpt         30 31 33 35 39 42 46 46 46 45 44 41 40 41 41 40 39 38 41 40 40 40
Min/Max RH                   41         100          46          92          37
RH            53 60 50 44 44 52 81 90 99100 73 52 46 57 77 87 91 91 74 48 38 40
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd      13 13 19 20 20 19 13 11  9  8  8 10 12 12  9  6  5  5  6  5  4  6
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     67 64 80 92 84 93 95 91 91 80 69 62 64 67 63 50 47 37 24 19 25 28
PoP 12hr                     40          70          40           5           0
QPF 12hr                   0.07        0.39        0.01           0           0
Rain SHWRS        S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     4     5     5     4     4     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     5     4     2     3     3     2     2
Mix Hgt              2400  3600  2900  1300  2600  4600  2600   600  5100  7800
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE     E    NE     N    NE     N     N    NW
T Wind Spd             32    28    20    17     9    18     9     8     6     2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          43    73      49    76      44    67      45    76
Temp          50 44 65 71   55 50 72 69   50 44 60 65   50 46 70 72
Dewpt         40 40 44 43   44 45 48 47   41 39 36 33   38 40 44 41
Max/Min RH       87    34      86    37      83    28      82    30
RH            68 87 46 36   66 84 43 46   70 82 41 30   63 80 40 33
PWind Dir         E    SE       S    NW      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0     5       5    20      30    20      10    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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