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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

TXZ024-261015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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                      41          74          41          71          46
Temp          62 64 51 46 43 41 58 70 72 68 57 50 45 41 51 63 69 70 58 53 50 46
Dewpt         33 32 33 34 31 32 37 37 37 39 39 38 36 35 33 32 28 29 30 31 31 34
Max/Min RH                   70          26          80          20          62
RH            35 31 49 60 63 70 45 30 28 34 52 63 70 79 49 31 22 21 35 44 48 62
Wind Dir       N  N NE SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd      13 10  4  4  6  8  9  9 10 21 13  8  6  6  5  5  3  4  5  4  4  5
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL SC B1 FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     12  4  2  1  2  5  5 39 52 17  6  6  1  4  0  1  0  1  1  5  7  8
PoP 12hr                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3300   100  6300  8300  4400   200  5000  6000  3600   100
T Wind Dir             NW     W     W    NW     N     N     N    NE     S    SW
T Wind Spd              3     6    14    21    25     8    11     4     5     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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    80      56    82      59    82      55    81
Temp          74 76   60 52 75 77   62 56 76 80   63 59 76 79   61 55 75 78
Dewpt         38 38   42 45 49 47   50 53 54 48   54 54 45 40   43 45 43 36
Min/Max RH       21      78    32      89    32      88    24      69    21
RH            27 25   52 78 41 34   66 89 47 34   70 84 33 25   50 68 31 22
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5    10      10    20      20    20      20    10

$$

TXZ026-261015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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          43          73          46
Temp          62 63 52 48 44 42 57 71 74 70 59 53 47 43 56 66 72 71 60 54 50 47
Dewpt         38 33 35 37 36 36 37 38 37 39 42 42 40 38 36 33 29 29 30 32 34 36
Max/Min RH                   79          25          86          19          66
RH            43 32 52 64 74 79 47 30 26 32 54 66 77 81 47 29 20 21 32 42 55 66
Wind Dir       N  N NE SW  W  W SW SW SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 12  4  4  4  4  6  9 10 14 13 10  8  6  8  6  4  4  6  5  4  4
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     14  5  3  1  2  6  6 30 55 40 17 11  1  4  0  1  0  1  0  3  4  5
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     3     4     4     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              3500   100  6300  9100  4000   400  5400  6000  3600     0
T Wind Dir              N     W    SW     W     N     N     N    NE    SE     W
T Wind Spd              4     3     9    17    31     9    14     5     4     3
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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    81      59    81      61    82      58    82
Temp          75 79   62 53 76 78   64 59 76 79   66 61 76 80   63 58 76 79
Dewpt         40 37   43 47 51 46   50 54 58 52   57 58 54 46   50 50 50 43
Min/Max RH       21      79    30      84    38      90    30      75    27
RH            28 22   49 79 41 32   60 83 54 39   74 90 46 30   62 75 41 28
PWind Dir         S      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     5      10    20      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ043-261015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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          78          47          73          48
Temp          58 62 52 47 44 42 59 72 76 76 63 57 52 47 58 67 72 71 60 55 51 49
Dewpt         36 34 34 36 35 35 40 36 31 33 38 40 39 39 37 32 29 28 31 31 34 37
Max/Min RH                   78          19          74          19          64
RH            46 35 50 63 69 78 50 27 20 21 40 54 62 74 46 27 20 20 33 40 50 64
Wind Dir       N  N NE SW  W  W SW SW  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      10  9  4  4  4  4  8  8  4  8 16 14 12  6 10  8  5  4  5  4  4  4
Clouds        B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     61 12  7  2  2  3  3 11 25 42 32 10  7 11  5  3  1  4  3  9 14 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              2700   100  5300 10200  8500  1600  5200  6300  3900   100
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW    SW     N     N     N    NE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              6     6    12     8    28    16    17     6     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


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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      55    82      60    83      64    85      61    85
Temp          76 79   63 55 77 79   65 60 77 81   68 64 79 83   67 61 81 82
Dewpt         39 38   41 47 48 46   51 55 55 51   57 59 52 42   50 54 45 35
Min/Max RH       21      74    28      84    33      85    23      78    18
RH            27 23   45 74 36 31   61 83 47 35   69 84 39 24   54 77 28 18
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     5      10    20      20    20      20    10

$$

TXZ035-261015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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                      40          74          42          72          47
Temp          62 64 53 47 43 40 57 68 74 69 58 51 45 43 54 64 71 70 59 54 50 48
Dewpt         32 29 29 30 30 32 38 34 34 34 35 36 35 34 32 29 25 25 28 29 29 33
Max/Min RH                   73          23          73          17          57
RH            33 27 39 51 60 73 50 28 23 28 42 55 67 72 42 26 18 18 30 37 43 57
Wind Dir       N  N  E SE SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      12 10  5  5  5  5 12 12 13 20 18 13  9  8  9  5  4  5  8  6  5  6
Clouds        SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     28  6  4  2  3  4  6 16 48 21 14  5  3  5  1  2  1  3  4 13 15 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     4     3     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3000   100  4700 11300  3300   400  4800  6300  3900   100
T Wind Dir              E    SW    SW    NW     N     N    NE     E    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              5     5    12    18    29     9    12     3     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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          78      52    78      56    83      58    82      55    81
Temp          73 76   59 52 71 75   61 56 73 79   64 58 77 79   62 55 76 78
Dewpt         38 38   41 45 48 45   51 53 51 40   52 53 37 34   39 44 38 30
Min/Max RH       21      77    32      90    23      87    18      66    17
RH            28 26   51 77 44 34   70 88 45 25   66 83 24 20   43 65 25 17
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5    10      10    10      20     5      20    10

$$

TXZ031-261015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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                      40          77          43          74          46
Temp          63 65 53 49 44 40 59 72 76 72 60 53 48 43 56 66 72 73 61 54 50 47
Dewpt         35 32 34 35 33 33 37 37 35 38 39 41 39 38 36 32 28 28 30 31 31 35
Max/Min RH                   75          22          84          18          63
RH            39 30 47 59 65 75 44 27 22 29 46 64 73 84 47 28 20 19 31 41 49 63
Wind Dir       N  N NE SW SW SW SW SW SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 11  4  4  4  4  5  8  8 13 14 10  9  6  8  6  4  4  5  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     20  6  3  1  1  6  6 27 50 39 16 11  3  4  0  1  0  1  0  4  6  8
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     5     3     4     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt              3500   200  6200  9600  4500   700  5500  6100  3700   100
T Wind Dir             NE     W    SW     W     N     N     N    NE    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              4     5    10    17    31     9    14     5     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


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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      54    83      59    83      62    84      58    84
Temp          76 78   62 54 78 80   66 59 77 81   66 62 79 81   64 58 79 81
Dewpt         39 36   42 45 49 46   50 53 56 51   57 58 52 44   50 49 47 40
Min/Max RH       20      72    28      80    34      87    26      73    23
RH            26 22   48 72 36 30   56 80 48 36   73 86 40 27   59 72 33 24
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     5      10    20      20    20      30    20

$$

TXZ029-261015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
242 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Date           04/25/18      Thu 04/26/18            Fri 04/27/18            Sat
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                      39          71          38          70          44
Temp          62 62 51 45 41 39 56 67 69 65 53 47 42 38 51 62 69 68 57 52 47 45
Dewpt         33 30 32 31 30 31 39 37 37 38 37 36 35 34 33 30 27 27 28 30 29 33
Max/Min RH                   73          29          85          20          62
RH            33 30 49 58 65 73 52 33 31 37 55 65 76 85 50 30 21 21 33 43 49 62
Wind Dir       N  N NE  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N NE  N  N NE NE SE  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 10  4  4  4  4 11 11 17 21 16 10  6  5  8  5  4  5  5  5  5  5
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL SC SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     15  3  3  2  3  4  5 30 39 15  4  6  1  4  1  1  0  2  1  9 11 12
PoP 12hr                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     3     3     4     5     5     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              3100   100  4800  9600  4100   300  4700  6300  3900   100
T Wind Dir              E    SW    SW     N     N     N     N     E     S    SW
T Wind Spd              5     5    17    21    25     9    11     3     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


Date           04/28  Sun 04/29/18  Mon 04/30/18  Tue 05/01/18  Wed 05/02/18
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          77      51    77      53    82      54    79      52    78
Temp          73 74   57 51 71 74   58 53 74 79   59 54 75 76   59 53 74 75
Dewpt         37 37   41 45 48 46   50 51 52 40   50 49 38 35   39 43 39 33
Min/Max RH       23      79    33      93    24      86    20      71    20
RH            27 26   54 79 44 37   75 93 46 25   72 82 27 23   47 69 28 21
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          0       5    20      20    20      20    10      20    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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