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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

TXZ024-221015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      62          83          65          86          65
Temp          80 78 69 65 64 62 72 78 81 78 71 69 67 66 76 83 86 83 74 70 67 66
Dewpt         59 58 58 59 60 60 64 60 58 59 60 60 60 61 63 61 59 59 59 59 60 61
Max/Min RH                   92          43          86          40          85
RH            49 50 69 82 86 92 78 54 45 53 68 74 80 85 64 48 40 45 60 68 78 84
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9 11  6  6  4  4 10 10 12 11  6  6  5  5  9 11 11 12  8  8  5  5
Clouds        B1 FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     59 25 25 44 56 58 57 53 55 53 45 63 60 62 62 69 68 52 42 59 38 48
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.14        0.03        0.05        0.02
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     4     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              3500   400  7900  8300  4700   600  8300  8900  5900  1300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd              9     2    12    19    13     9    13    17    18     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          90      66    94      67    95      67    94      68    95
Temp          87 86   71 67 90 90   72 68 91 90   73 67 91 89   73 68 91 90
Dewpt         59 58   59 59 57 53   55 57 54 50   56 56 54 50   56 58 52 50
Min/Max RH       34      79    26      71    23      68    24      72    22
RH            40 39   66 77 34 29   55 69 29 26   54 67 29 26   54 70 27 26
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S    SW      SE     S      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20       5    20      10    20      20    10      10    10

$$

TXZ026-221015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      64          87          67          88          67
Temp          82 81 71 67 66 64 74 84 87 84 74 72 69 67 77 85 88 84 76 73 70 68
Dewpt         59 60 61 61 62 63 67 66 60 61 62 62 63 64 66 65 61 60 61 61 62 63
Max/Min RH                   97          40          89          40          85
RH            45 49 71 81 87 97 78 55 40 46 66 70 80 89 68 51 40 44 59 65 77 85
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S
Wind Spd       6  9  8  9  5  4  8 10 11 11 10  9  6  5  9 11 11 11 10  9  5  5
Clouds        B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     56 18 22 31 41 44 47 48 46 47 43 58 53 57 57 63 52 45 44 55 45 48
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.04        0.03        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                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  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt              2900   300  6700  7200  4300   600  7900  8400  5300   300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    NE
T Wind Spd              9     4    12    17    10    11    12    14    10     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          91      66    95      68    96      68    95      68    95
Temp          88 87   73 66 90 90   75 68 93 91   75 68 92 91   75 68 90 90
Dewpt         65 60   61 62 62 55   59 61 59 54   58 59 59 54   59 61 59 54
Min/Max RH       37      87    28      78    26      73    27      78    27
RH            47 40   67 86 39 30   57 77 32 28   56 72 33 28   58 77 35 29
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       E     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      20    20      10    20      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ043-221015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      66          88          67          90          68
Temp          83 84 75 71 68 66 76 83 88 85 78 73 70 67 78 86 90 88 79 74 71 68
Dewpt         63 57 59 62 61 62 65 63 58 57 59 60 61 62 63 62 57 57 57 59 60 62
Max/Min RH                   88          36          83          33          80
RH            51 41 59 75 80 88 70 50 37 38 53 65 74 83 61 46 34 36 47 60 69 80
Wind Dir       E SE  E SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9  8  6  4  4  8  9 10  9  9  8  6  4  8  9  9 10  8  6  5  4
Clouds        B1 FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     58 23 26 33 41 55 57 44 44 45 51 53 49 52 49 53 50 43 34 49 50 49
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.03        0.02        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                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  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              3700   200  6700  7300  4000   600  8000  8600  5500   200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     4    11    14     9    12    12    14     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          91      68    95      69    96      68    95      69    96
Temp          87 88   74 68 90 93   76 70 92 92   75 68 92 92   76 69 91 93
Dewpt         61 57   58 60 60 54   56 58 56 52   56 58 56 52   58 59 56 52
Min/Max RH       32      75    26      68    24      70    24      71    23
RH            41 35   58 75 36 27   50 67 30 25   51 69 30 25   53 70 30 25
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      10    10       5    20      20    10       5     5

$$

TXZ035-221015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      62          83          64          85          64
Temp          79 78 71 67 64 62 70 77 82 79 72 70 66 64 74 81 85 83 75 71 67 65
Dewpt         58 57 58 60 59 60 61 59 56 57 57 58 59 59 61 60 57 57 56 57 59 59
Max/Min RH                   93          40          83          38          84
RH            48 48 63 78 84 93 73 54 41 46 60 66 78 83 65 49 39 41 52 62 76 82
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      11 13 11 10  6  6 11 12 13 13 10 10  8  8 11 12 13 13 10  8  5  6
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     62 37 42 61 75 75 67 69 54 48 51 63 60 57 62 60 58 53 35 63 56 48
PoP 12hr                     20          30          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.28        0.35        0.05        0.04        0.05
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     3     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              3500   300  6800  8000  4100   900  7000  8400  5500   500
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     E    NE
T Wind Spd             11     4    14    19    11    11    16    19    10     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          88      65    93      66    94      66    94      66    94
Temp          83 84   72 65 88 89   74 66 90 90   74 67 90 90   74 66 88 90
Dewpt         59 54   58 58 56 48   53 55 53 46   51 55 51 46   52 55 49 46
Min/Max RH       32      79    23      68    21      67    20      68    19
RH            44 35   61 77 34 24   48 67 28 22   45 66 26 22   46 67 26 22
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S    SW      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      10    10       5    20      20    10      20    10

$$

TXZ031-221015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      65          90          67          90          67
Temp          84 82 73 70 68 65 77 86 89 85 76 73 70 67 80 87 90 86 77 75 71 67
Dewpt         60 58 59 60 61 61 66 62 59 60 60 61 62 62 64 62 58 58 59 59 61 62
Max/Min RH                   88          36          85          34          82
RH            44 44 63 72 80 88 68 46 36 43 59 67 75 84 59 43 34 39 54 58 70 82
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  9  8  8  4  4  8  9 10 10  8  9  6  5  9 10 10 10  8  8  4  4
Clouds        B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     56 19 23 33 46 44 48 43 41 45 39 57 56 57 53 61 53 45 45 58 50 49
PoP 12hr                      5          10          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.03        0.02
Rain SHWRS                                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  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt              3100   300  6900  7500  4500   600  8000  8500  5500   600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SE     N
T Wind Spd              8     4    12    16    12    11    13    14    11     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          92      67    96      68    97      69    96      69    97
Temp          89 88   75 68 92 91   76 69 93 92   76 70 93 91   77 69 93 92
Dewpt         62 58   60 61 59 54   57 59 56 53   57 58 57 53   58 59 56 53
Min/Max RH       32      82    26      72    24      68    25      72    24
RH            40 36   60 80 33 28   52 71 29 27   50 67 30 28   53 70 29 27
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S     S      SE     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         20      10    10      10    20      20    10      10     5

$$

TXZ029-221015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
209 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

Date           05/21/18      Tue 05/22/18            Wed 05/23/18            Thu
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                      61          80          62          84          62
Temp          76 75 68 65 62 61 70 76 78 76 69 66 64 62 73 81 84 82 72 67 65 63
Dewpt         58 55 57 58 59 59 62 59 57 56 56 58 58 59 63 61 59 57 57 58 58 58
Max/Min RH                   93          45          89          41          86
RH            53 49 67 78 91 93 77 56 48 49 63 76 81 89 71 51 43 43 59 73 79 85
Wind Dir       S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      10 12  8  8  4  5 10 11 12 12  9  8  5  5 11 11 12 12  9  6  4  4
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     62 30 27 51 71 77 65 63 58 52 51 59 61 59 55 60 55 56 43 62 44 49
PoP 12hr                     20          30          20          30          20
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.28        0.04        0.04        0.06
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Haines                  4     5     5     5     5     3     3     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              4000   400  7400  8700  4700   500  7800  9100  6100   700
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             11     5    13    19    14    11    14    17    13     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           05/24  Fri 05/25/18  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18
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          87      63    92      63    93      64    92      63    92
Temp          83 84   70 64 88 89   71 64 90 89   72 65 88 87   71 64 88 88
Dewpt         58 53   57 57 56 48   52 55 53 46   52 53 51 46   52 54 50 46
Min/Max RH       33      81    24      75    21      68    22      73    21
RH            43 35   64 78 34 25   51 74 28 22   49 66 29 24   51 71 27 23
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S    SW      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW SC
PoP 12hr         20      10    20       5    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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