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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

TXZ024-261030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      25          47          28          62          31
Temp          49 41 33 30 27 26 30 39 45 45 33 28 28 29 38 55 62 57 44 38 34 31
Dewpt         10 13 20 21 18 16 16 12  8  6  6  9 10 10 12 15 17 20 21 21 21 21
Max/Min RH                   71          19          47          17          66
RH            20 31 58 68 68 66 56 33 22 20 31 44 46 45 34 20 17 23 39 50 59 66
Wind Dir       N NW  N  N  N NW NW  N NW NW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW
Wind Spd      27 27 21 18 14 17 13 12 10  5  4  5  6  8 13  9 10  8  4  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     42 39 33 36 22  3  1  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  0  0  1  1  1  3  1  3
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6400  2500  5200  6100  3300     0  3100  5500   100     0
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW    SW    SW     W     N     W     W
T Wind Spd             35    23    23    14     6     8    16     9     3     5
RFTI           3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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          64      37    71      45    76      47    71      43    62
Temp          56 61 41   38 63 66 49   45 70 71 51   47 67 66 51   43 56 58
Dewpt         22 24 22   21 24 25 26   25 26 26 27   29 31 31 35   33 33 29
Min/Max RH       19      54    16      46    15      50    21      69    30
RH            27 23 47   50 22 20 40   45 19 18 40   49 26 27 55   69 41 34
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ026-261030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      27          47          26          62          30
Temp          51 46 36 33 30 28 31 40 46 44 35 30 27 26 36 54 62 58 46 39 34 30
Dewpt         14 15 24 23 22 19 19 15 11 10 10 14 14 14 16 18 18 22 22 23 24 25
Max/Min RH                   74          22          60          18          81
RH            22 28 60 66 71 68 61 35 24 24 34 50 56 59 43 24 18 24 38 52 68 81
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd      27 27 21 19 16 17 14 13 10  5  4  5  5  6  8  8  6  6  4  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     40 43 46 47 35  5  1  0  1  0  0  1  1  1  0  0  1  2  1  3  2  5
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7100  1600  5900  6600  1800     0  2800  5300   100     0
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW    SE     S    SW    NW    NW    NW
T Wind Spd             35    19    23    14     5     5     8     6     3     5
RFTI           3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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      35    71      43    76      47    73      43    64
Temp          56 61 39   36 63 66 50   43 69 71 52   47 67 68 51   43 58 62
Dewpt         25 26 25   24 28 28 30   28 31 30 32   32 36 35 40   38 37 33
Min/Max RH       20      66    18      55    17      56    23      83    31
RH            30 26 57   62 26 23 46   55 24 21 47   56 31 29 65   81 45 33
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    20      30    20

$$

TXZ043-261030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      27          48          27          64          30
Temp          53 49 39 33 30 28 32 41 46 46 36 30 28 28 38 54 64 61 46 39 34 30
Dewpt         16 10 23 23 21 18 18 13 11 10 10 14 15 14 16 18 19 22 22 21 22 22
Max/Min RH                   69          21          59          17          73
RH            23 21 53 66 68 67 57 32 23 23 34 50 58 54 41 24 17 23 36 49 60 73
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd      18 19 19 14 13 13 13 13 10  5  4  4  5  8 12 13 10  4  3  4  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     45 50 32 27 27  6  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  2
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              5600  2700  5500  6400  3900     0  3200  5500   100     0
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SE    SW    SW    SW     W    NW
T Wind Spd             29    25    23    13     5     6    14    13     3     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           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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      36    72      44    78      49    76      45    66
Temp          58 62 41   36 63 66 50   44 70 73 55   49 70 70 53   45 62 64
Dewpt         26 28 27   24 31 30 32   33 35 33 33   39 40 37 43   41 42 33
Min/Max RH       22      63    20      65    19      68    24      87    31
RH            29 27 57   61 29 25 50   65 27 23 43   68 33 29 68   85 47 32
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ035-261030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      22          46          25          61          28
Temp          48 45 32 28 24 22 26 38 45 45 34 29 26 26 34 52 60 58 43 37 32 28
Dewpt         11  7 17 17 16 13 15  9  6  5  4  9 10  9 12 14 15 17 18 20 20 20
Max/Min RH                   71          18          52          17          71
RH            22 21 53 64 70 68 62 30 20 19 27 42 51 49 39 22 17 20 36 50 60 71
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE  E  N  N
Wind Spd      23 24 21 16 14 16 13 11 10  6  3  5  8  9 12 11 10  8  4  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     61 50 25 24 12  1  1  0  0  1  1  1  2  1  0  0  0  1  0  2  2  2
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Sprinkles      C
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              2600  2000  4600  6200  3100     0  3000  5600   100     0
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             26    23    20    12     5     6    14    11     5     2
RFTI           2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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          62      33    69      40    73      45    69      40    61
Temp          53 59 37   33 61 66 47   40 67 70 50   45 65 65 49   40 56 59
Dewpt         21 21 22   21 24 21 27   25 26 24 26   30 32 29 36   36 32 28
Min/Max RH       20      61    16      55    15      55    22      87    29
RH            28 23 53   60 24 18 46   55 21 18 38   55 29 26 62   85 40 31
PWind Dir         W       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ031-261030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      28          49          27          64          30
Temp          53 47 37 34 31 29 33 42 48 46 36 30 28 28 38 56 64 59 45 39 33 30
Dewpt         14 13 24 23 22 19 19 15 11  9  9 15 15 14 16 18 19 23 23 24 25 25
Max/Min RH                   72          20          59          17          80
RH            21 25 59 65 70 67 56 33 22 22 32 53 58 56 40 22 17 25 41 55 70 80
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SE  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd      26 26 21 19 16 17 13 13 10  6  4  4  6  6 10 10  8  6  4  3  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     42 43 43 44 33  4  1  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  1  1  1  2  1  4
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7300  2100  5700  6300  3200     0  3700  5800   100     0
T Wind Dir              N    NW     N    NW     S     S    SW    NW     N    NW
T Wind Spd             36    23    23    13     5     6    11     9     3     5
RFTI           3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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    72      44    77      48    75      43    65
Temp          58 61 40   38 65 66 51   44 70 72 52   48 69 69 51   44 61 63
Dewpt         26 27 27   24 28 30 32   29 31 31 33   34 37 37 43   39 39 35
Min/Max RH       21      63    19      57    17      60    23      86    32
RH            29 27 58   58 24 25 49   56 24 22 48   59 30 31 71   83 44 35
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B2 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      30    20

$$

TXZ029-261030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
245 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020

Date           02/25/20      Wed 02/26/20            Thu 02/27/20            Fri
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                      21          45          23          60          25
Temp          46 40 29 26 23 22 27 36 43 42 29 25 24 23 33 52 60 56 40 34 30 25
Dewpt          8 10 18 18 16 15 15  9  5  5  5  9  9  8 11 14 14 17 19 19 20 19
Max/Min RH                   74          19          53          16          78
RH            21 29 62 71 74 74 61 32 20 21 35 49 52 52 39 21 16 22 42 54 65 78
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  N NW
Wind Spd      26 27 21 17 14 16 13 11 10  5  4  5  6  8 12 10 10  8  4  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     51 41 27 29 15  2  1  0  0  1  1  1  2  1  0  0  0  1  1  2  1  2
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Sprinkles      C
Wind           Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6600  1000  4700  6100  2400     0  2700  6600   100     0
T Wind Dir              N     N     N    NW    SW    SW     W     N     E    SW
T Wind Spd             32    20    21    12     6     9    12    11     3     3
RFTI           3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           02/28/20  Sat 02/29/20  Sun 03/01/20  Mon 03/02/20  Tue 03/03/20
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          62      31    68      38    72      41    68      37    60
Temp          54 58 35   31 60 63 44   38 65 66 45   41 63 62 46   37 56 55
Dewpt         20 22 21   19 22 21 24   23 24 24 25   28 29 29 34   33 30 29
Min/Max RH       20      63    16      56    16      60    22      85    29
RH            26 24 57   60 23 19 45   53 20 20 44   59 27 28 63   85 36 37
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    20

$$

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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