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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

TXZ024-232230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      86          65          90          66          95
Temp          67 65 74 82 86 83 73 69 67 65 78 87 90 84 76 72 68 67 80 92 95 92
Dewpt         61 61 63 61 61 60 61 61 61 61 63 62 60 60 62 61 61 60 59 58 56 54
Min/Max RH                   42          88          37          80          26
RH            80 87 69 49 44 46 67 75 80 88 61 44 37 45 63 70 76 76 48 32 27 28
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  4  9 12 12 12  6  5  4  3  9 10 11 11  8  6  8  6  8  9  9 10
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     60 60 55 49 56 64 62 62 62 62 56 49 51 53 42 30 18  6 13 20 27 34
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.05        0.07        0.02        0.05           0
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     2     3     3     1     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              8100  8200  5100   300  9000 11000  6400   400 12100 13000
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             16    18    10     4    14    14    11    10    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          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          68    99      69    98      69    96      69    94
Temp          73 69 95 94   75 70 93 93   75 70 92 91   75 69 91 90
Dewpt         57 57 52 48   53 56 52 50   55 57 53 52   57 58 56 51
Max/Min RH       68    19      62    20      65    23      68    25
RH            57 66 24 21   47 60 25 23   51 64 28 26   53 67 31 27
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         10    10       5     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ026-232230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      88          67          91          68          96
Temp          69 67 77 85 88 85 74 72 68 67 78 88 91 88 78 74 71 68 82 92 96 93
Dewpt         65 64 66 65 63 62 63 63 63 64 65 64 62 61 62 62 63 62 62 62 60 57
Min/Max RH                   43          90          37          84          29
RH            87 90 69 51 43 46 68 73 84 90 65 45 38 40 57 65 75 80 51 37 31 30
Wind Dir       S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  5  9 10 10 10  8  5  6  4  9 10 11 10  9  9  6  4  5  8 10 11
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     41 53 49 46 51 56 57 58 61 64 61 59 56 54 43 32 21 10 12 14 16 18
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.01        0.07           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              8300  8500  4800   300  8300  9400  5200   200  9300 11600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SE     S     S     E     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    16    10     6    14    14    10     9     9    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          69   100      71    98      71    96      70    96
Temp          76 70 96 96   79 72 95 94   79 71 93 92   77 70 91 91
Dewpt         60 61 58 53   58 60 57 54   58 60 58 54   60 62 59 54
Max/Min RH       76    22      68    23      68    25      76    26
RH            57 74 28 24   48 67 28 26   49 67 31 28   56 75 34 28
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S      SE    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    10       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ043-232230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      89          69          91          69          95
Temp          70 67 78 85 89 87 79 74 71 69 79 87 91 90 81 75 72 69 81 90 95 93
Dewpt         62 63 66 64 60 59 60 61 62 64 66 64 62 60 60 60 61 62 63 62 60 57
Min/Max RH                   38          84          37          78          29
RH            76 87 68 50 38 39 51 64 73 84 64 47 39 38 49 61 68 77 55 40 32 30
Wind Dir       S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S SE
Wind Spd       5  3  9  9  9  9  6  6  5  4  8  6  6  8  6  6  4  4  6  8  8  6
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     48 51 46 41 44 48 50 53 50 48 45 43 49 54 44 34 24 14 15 16 17 19
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     2     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     4     5     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              8200  8700  5300   800  8000  9100  5500   300  6400 12700
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             12    13    10    13    11     9     8     3    13     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          70    99      71    99      71    97      71    97
Temp          78 71 95 96   79 71 94 96   79 71 93 94   78 71 92 94
Dewpt         59 59 57 52   54 58 55 52   56 59 57 54   59 60 58 53
Max/Min RH       68    22      63    21      66    24      69    24
RH            53 66 29 23   43 62 27 22   46 65 30 26   52 68 32 26
PWind Dir         S     S       S     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    10       5     5       5    20       5    10

$$

TXZ035-232230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      86          64          90          66          95
Temp          66 65 74 82 86 84 72 70 67 64 76 84 90 88 78 73 69 67 79 89 95 92
Dewpt         59 60 61 61 59 58 58 58 58 59 62 60 57 56 58 59 59 60 58 56 52 49
Min/Max RH                   39          84          32          81          22
RH            78 84 64 49 40 41 61 65 72 84 62 44 33 34 50 62 71 79 49 33 24 23
Wind Dir      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      10  6 11 13 13 13 10  9  8  6 12 11 11 11 10 10  8  6  8 10 11 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     70 71 59 46 52 58 64 70 57 43 42 40 47 55 44 33 22 11 17 22 28 34
PoP 12hr                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.06        0.93        0.01        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     3     3     3     1     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              6000  7200  4600   400  6900 11600  5900   400 11300 13600
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             14    19    11     9    14    11     9     8    12     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          68    99      69    98      69    95      69    95
Temp          76 69 94 94   78 69 93 94   78 69 90 91   76 69 90 91
Dewpt         55 56 49 41   49 54 49 44   51 56 52 47   54 56 52 46
Max/Min RH       65    14      59    17      63    20      63    20
RH            48 64 22 16   36 58 22 18   38 63 28 22   46 62 27 21
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5     5       5    20      10    20      10    10

$$

TXZ031-232230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      90          68          93          68          98
Temp          69 66 79 86 89 87 77 74 71 68 82 90 93 90 79 75 72 69 84 93 98 94
Dewpt         63 63 66 64 62 61 62 62 63 63 64 63 61 60 62 61 62 62 62 61 59 56
Min/Max RH                   39          84          34          82          27
RH            81 90 65 49 40 43 61 67 77 84 55 41 35 38 56 62 72 80 48 35 28 28
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd       5  4 10 10 11 11  6  8  6  5  9  9 10 10  9 10  8  5  6  9  9 10
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     45 51 48 45 49 53 56 59 61 64 58 53 54 54 43 32 20  9 11 12 14 16
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                      0        0.03        0.01        0.04           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              8400  8800  5300   500  8400  9500  5500   300 10900 12200
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             13    14    10     8    13    12     9     9    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


Date          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          70   101      71   100      71    98      71    98
Temp          78 71 97 96   80 72 96 95   80 71 94 93   78 71 94 93
Dewpt         59 59 57 52   56 58 56 52   56 58 57 54   59 60 58 53
Max/Min RH       68    21      63    21      63    24      69    24
RH            52 67 26 23   43 62 26 23   45 63 29 27   52 69 31 26
PWind Dir         S    SW       S     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    10       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-232230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
315 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

Date             Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri 05/25/18
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                      84          63          88          64          92
Temp          64 62 72 78 83 80 70 68 66 63 76 84 88 86 76 72 68 65 78 87 92 89
Dewpt         58 59 62 61 60 59 59 59 58 59 62 60 58 57 58 58 58 58 57 56 53 48
Min/Max RH                   44          87          35          81          24
RH            81 90 71 56 46 48 67 72 76 87 62 45 37 38 54 62 71 79 49 35 27 24
Wind Dir       S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  4 10 12 12 12  8  6  4  4 10 10 10 10  8  9  5  4  5  9 10  9
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     65 70 59 48 56 64 65 66 58 50 43 35 45 54 42 30 19  7 13 20 26 32
PoP 12hr                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.08        0.45        0.01        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S        S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     3     3     3     1     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              3100  7500  4300   300  7900 12700  7300   600 12300 14000
T Wind Dir              S     S    SE    SE     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    19    10     5    17    12    13    12    13     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          65    97      66    96      66    94      65    92
Temp          74 65 92 94   75 67 91 92   75 66 89 90   74 65 88 89
Dewpt         54 55 50 41   50 53 50 46   52 55 52 46   54 55 51 47
Max/Min RH       70    15      63    19      68    20      70    22
RH            50 69 24 16   41 61 25 20   45 67 28 22   50 69 28 23
PWind Dir        SW    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          5    10       5    20      10    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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