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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

TXZ024-221030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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          68          44          75          49
Temp          61 60 51 47 45 42 50 62 67 67 55 49 46 44 54 65 73 74 61 56 52 49
Dewpt         47 48 45 44 42 40 40 39 39 38 39 40 40 40 44 45 44 44 45 46 46 46
Max/Min RH                   94          34          85          33          88
RH            59 64 80 86 92 93 69 44 36 35 56 69 77 85 71 49 36 35 56 70 80 88
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd      13 11  6  4  5  8 11 10  9  9  5  3  2  3  4  4  6  9  8  6  6  5
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     80 78 59 52 47 28 14 11  9  9  7 15 20 31 24 12 14 11  4 29 25 23
PoP 12hr                     10           5           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C                                                              S
TSTMS          C                                                              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4300  1700  5500  7600  4600   300  4200  6700  4300   400
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N     E     N    SE     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd             14    11    14    10     5     3     5    12    11     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          70      46    66      45    72      46    72      48    75
Temp          69 62   52 46 57 64   48 46 67 68   52 46 67 68   53 48 70 71
Dewpt         50 48   45 42 38 39   40 40 45 44   42 40 38 34   39 39 46 40
Min/Max RH       44      86    36      80    38      80    26      71    31
RH            51 58   78 86 49 39   71 80 46 42   67 79 35 28   57 71 42 32
PWind Dir        NE      NE     N      SW     S      NE    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 SC   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      50    40       5    20      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ026-221030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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                      43          68          45          75          51
Temp          61 61 51 48 45 43 52 61 66 66 55 51 47 45 57 68 74 74 62 59 54 51
Dewpt         50 47 46 44 42 41 42 41 41 38 41 43 42 43 47 47 46 44 46 48 50 48
Max/Min RH                   93          34          91          34          91
RH            67 60 83 88 88 93 69 48 40 35 58 74 82 91 68 48 37 35 55 67 86 88
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd      12 12  8  6  8  9 13 13 11 10  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  8  8  6  6
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     85 82 54 41 43 28 18 14  8 10  2  7 19 19 14 14  9 10  7 30 30 33
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C                                                              S
TSTMS          C                                                              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2600   300  5100  6900  4000   100  4700  5800  3700   200
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE     N    NE     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd              9     5    14    14     5     4     3     6    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           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          73      48    67      45    72      47    73      48    76
Temp          72 67   55 48 59 65   51 46 67 70   54 47 67 70   55 49 70 73
Dewpt         53 47   47 44 41 39   42 41 46 44   44 42 39 35   41 40 46 41
Min/Max RH       44      86    36      86    37      83    25      73    30
RH            51 48   74 86 51 38   72 84 47 39   70 83 36 27   60 72 42 32
PWind Dir         E      NE     N       S     S      NE     N      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 OV B2 B1   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      50    40       5    20      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ043-221030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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                      44          70          46          78          52
Temp          71 66 56 49 46 44 54 64 69 69 57 53 49 46 58 69 76 76 64 60 55 53
Dewpt         44 45 45 44 43 41 41 38 38 37 37 40 40 41 44 42 42 41 44 45 47 46
Max/Min RH                   92          30          82          28          80
RH            38 47 67 81 89 91 61 38 32 31 47 62 71 82 60 38 30 29 49 58 74 79
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E NE  N  E  E SE SE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13 14  8  6  5  5 11 11 10  9  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  8  4  4
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     45 52 38 35 37 28 21 12 12 15  9 10  8 24 29 20 14 11  3 11 14 15
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C                                                              C
TSTMS          C                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              2400   300  5300  8000  5400   200  4600  5900  3800   100
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE    NE     E     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd              9     6    14     9     6     4     5    10    10     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          80      49    64      46    76      49    74      51    76
Temp          78 71   56 49 58 63   50 47 70 73   57 49 69 72   57 51 73 73
Dewpt         50 49   50 46 41 39   40 40 44 43   44 41 41 36   39 40 44 41
Min/Max RH       34      90    41      81    31      76    26      67    29
RH            38 45   79 89 53 42   69 79 39 33   63 75 36 27   51 67 37 31
PWind Dir         E      NE     N      SE     S      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW B1   B2 OV OV B2   SC FW SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40      50    40       5    10      30    20      20    30

$$

TXZ035-221030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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          69          45          78          52
Temp          66 64 51 46 42 41 50 61 67 67 57 51 47 45 56 68 76 77 65 60 55 52
Dewpt         40 41 42 42 39 39 40 38 38 35 37 38 37 38 41 41 39 39 42 44 44 45
Max/Min RH                   92          29          75          24          76
RH            39 42 70 85 88 92 69 42 34 30 47 61 67 75 57 37 27 26 43 55 66 76
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd      16 13 10  8  5  6  9  8  5  5  9  6  5  4  9  9 10 11 10 12  8  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     52 42 28 33 35 27 17  9 14 18 10 15 31 41 17 14 20 17  9 12 10 16
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S                                                              C
TSTMS          S                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4200   700  5000  8900  5900   400  4200  8500  5300   200
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N    NW     E     E    SE    SW    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     5     8     8    10     5    11    13    13     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           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          74      46    64      44    74      46    72      47    74
Temp          72 66   51 46 57 62   49 44 68 71   54 46 67 69   53 47 70 71
Dewpt         48 45   45 41 36 35   38 39 42 40   42 39 39 33   38 38 43 38
Min/Max RH       35      83    34      82    30      78    25      70    28
RH            42 47   79 83 45 36   66 82 39 32   64 75 36 26   56 70 37 29
PWind Dir        NE      NE    NE      SE     S      NE    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   B1 OV OV B1   SC SC SC B1   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      40    30       5    20      30    30      30    30

$$

TXZ031-221030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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                      43          69          45          77          51
Temp          65 65 54 50 46 43 53 62 67 67 56 52 48 45 57 68 75 76 64 58 54 51
Dewpt         50 47 45 44 42 41 41 39 39 37 39 41 41 41 45 45 43 43 44 47 47 47
Max/Min RH                   92          32          87          31          86
RH            57 52 72 79 87 91 64 42 35 33 53 68 78 87 64 43 33 32 49 66 77 85
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      13 13  8  5  6  8 12 12 10  9  5  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  8  8  6  5
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     78 79 53 44 45 30 18 13  7  9  3  8 16 19 17 13 10  8  4 25 28 25
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C                                                              C
TSTMS          C                                                              C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              2800   700  5200  7000  4400   300  4600  5900  3800   300
T Wind Dir              N     N     N     N    NE     N     E     S    SE     E
T Wind Spd             10    10    16    13     5     3     3     9    11    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           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          74      48    67      44    74      47    74      49    77
Temp          73 67   56 48 60 65   51 45 68 72   56 47 69 71   57 49 73 75
Dewpt         51 48   48 44 41 39   42 40 45 44   44 41 39 34   40 39 46 41
Min/Max RH       41      86    36      86    35      81    24      68    29
RH            46 51   74 86 50 38   71 84 43 37   65 79 34 26   55 68 38 30
PWind Dir         E      NE     N       W     S      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B2 OV B2 B1   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30      50    40       5    20      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ029-221030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
248 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date           04/21/18      Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue
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          67          43          75          49
Temp          62 61 49 46 43 40 50 60 65 64 53 49 45 44 55 67 73 73 61 57 53 49
Dewpt         43 45 44 41 40 38 41 39 40 39 39 38 38 38 43 42 41 41 43 45 44 44
Max/Min RH                   92          37          81          29          83
RH            50 56 82 83 87 92 71 46 40 39 58 66 75 81 64 41 31 31 51 65 72 83
Wind Dir       N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      14 12  8  5  4  5  9  9  6  8  6  5  4  4  8  8  9 10  9 10  6  6
Clouds        B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     60 56 44 51 46 31 10  5  9 12 14 16 24 40 16  9 12 10 13 18 12 10
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C                                                              S
TSTMS          C                                                              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     4     5
Mix Hgt              4200  1500  5300  8700  6100   300  4500  8000  5000   300
T Wind Dir             NE     N     N    NW     E     E     S    SW     S     E
T Wind Spd             13    10    10     9    11     4    10    14    14     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/24  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          70      44    63      43    71      44    70      45    73
Temp          69 63   50 44 56 61   48 44 66 67   51 44 64 66   50 46 69 70
Dewpt         48 46   43 40 36 36   38 38 43 44   41 38 39 34   38 38 43 37
Min/Max RH       40      87    36      82    38      80    28      76    28
RH            46 54   78 86 47 39   68 80 43 43   67 78 39 30   63 75 38 30
PWind Dir        NE      NE     N      SE     S      NE    NE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   B1 OV B2 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20      40    30       5    20      30    30      20    30

$$

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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