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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

TXZ024-171015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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                      58          92          46          73          44
Temp          84 85 68 66 62 58 70 87 92 90 72 62 53 46 55 66 71 71 57 51 48 45
Dewpt         23 15 18 31 35 37 34 20 16  8 11 12 15 17 18 14 13 10 15 19 24 27
Max/Min RH                   46           5          31           9          49
RH            11  7 14 27 37 46 26  9  6  5 10 14 22 31 23 13 11 10 19 28 39 49
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  E SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      18 17 13 18 18 17 19 23 28 29 19 16 12 14 12  9  4  4  5  4  5  5
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     25 29 29 29 29 29 23 17 10  2  1  1  1  2  1  1  2  2  2  6  8 11
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              5800   400  8700 13300  6300   300  6900  8000  5000   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     N    NW     S    SW
T Wind Spd             18    19    23    39    18    10    16     5     4     5
RFTI           4  4  1  1  0  0  1  6  8  8  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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      52    65      47    65      42    66      42    69
Temp          69 70   57 53 60 62   53 47 62 60   45 42 60 63   47 42 62 67
Dewpt         29 30   38 43 47 49   48 45 42 41   38 37 39 37   38 38 42 40
Min/Max RH       18      76    55      94    43      82    35      85    35
RH            22 22   50 70 63 62   85 92 48 50   74 82 47 38   71 85 49 37
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S    NW       N     N      NE     E
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW
PoP 12hr          5      50    60      70    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-171015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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                      60          95          50          75          45
Temp          83 83 70 66 64 60 71 88 94 91 74 66 58 50 60 70 74 73 60 53 49 46
Dewpt         28 25 29 34 38 38 39 24 15 18 14 15 18 16 21 18 16 17 20 23 28 27
Max/Min RH                   44           5          25          10          49
RH            13 12 22 30 39 44 31 10  5  7 10 14 21 25 22 13 11 12 21 30 45 48
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      18 19 16 18 16 14 18 21 29 31 19 17 12 16 13  9  5  5  5  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     17 18 21 24 26 29 24 27 21  7  2  2  1  1  1  0  1  1  2  5  5  9
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              4100   400  7600 12100  5600   200  7100  8000  4900     0
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     N    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             17    17    19    36    19    11    18     6     5     4
RFTI           2  3  0  1  0  0  1  5  8  8  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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          76      53    66      50    66      44    66      44    70
Temp          73 73   58 53 62 64   54 50 63 62   48 44 60 64   49 44 64 68
Dewpt         31 33   38 44 48 48   52 49 45 42   41 40 41 38   40 40 44 40
Min/Max RH       19      74    52      97    43      86    36      86    34
RH            21 23   48 71 59 56   92 96 52 47   77 86 50 38   71 86 49 36
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC B2 OV OV   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      30    50      70    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-171015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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          95          52          76          47
Temp          87 85 72 69 64 61 72 87 95 92 77 67 59 52 62 71 75 74 61 56 51 48
Dewpt         26 26 33 35 38 43 43 29 18 13 16 17 15 20 22 18 17 17 22 27 29 30
Max/Min RH                   52           5          28          10          50
RH            11 11 23 29 40 51 37 12  6  6 10 15 17 28 22 13 11 11 22 32 43 50
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      19 18 13 16 14 14 19 21 26 26 18 13 11 13 16 12  6  6  5  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     19 22 23 25 27 29 26 34 24 16  7  3  2  5  6  5  2 10  6 13  7 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              3700   500  6300 11500  4600   200  5700  7300  4600   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW    SW     N    NE    NE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             17    18    23    40    14    10    18     6     5     4
RFTI           3  3  0  0  0  0  0  4  8  8  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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      56    71      52    72      45    69      45    72
Temp          72 74   60 56 66 69   58 52 68 68   52 45 63 66   51 45 65 70
Dewpt         30 33   41 48 50 50   53 49 41 39   40 38 38 37   38 39 41 39
Min/Max RH       18      73    47      90    30      77    32      79    30
RH            21 22   50 73 58 50   83 87 37 34   64 76 40 34   61 79 42 32
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S     W       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW
PoP 12hr          5      40    50      70    10       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-171015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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                      57          89          46          73          46
Temp          86 86 72 67 62 58 70 85 89 87 72 61 53 46 57 66 72 71 59 53 49 47
Dewpt         18 13 21 33 36 37 32 17 10  6 13 12 13 15 16 15 13 11 17 21 25 27
Max/Min RH                   46           4          28           9          46
RH             8  6 15 28 38 45 24  8  5  5 10 14 20 28 20 14 10 10 19 28 39 46
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  S SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      20 20 17 20 19 14 18 25 29 33 21 14 12 14 16 10  6  9 10 10  9  9
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     26 30 30 29 29 29 23 12 15  3  2  1  1  0  1  1  2  6  4  8 13 16
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD BD
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              6500   500  7200 10700  5400   300  6100  7400  4700   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     W     N    NE    NE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             19    16    20    39    19    11    14     3     8     6
RFTI           4  5  1  1  0  0  1  7  8  8  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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      53    68      47    67      41    68      42    71
Temp          67 69   55 53 62 65   54 47 64 64   47 41 61 65   48 43 63 68
Dewpt         31 36   43 48 48 48   45 41 38 35   36 34 36 35   36 36 41 38
Min/Max RH       21      84    49      81    31      76    30      78    31
RH            26 29   63 83 60 54   71 79 38 34   64 75 39 32   63 77 44 33
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S    NW       N     N       E     E
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW
PoP 12hr         10      40    70      70    10       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-171015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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          96          49          76          45
Temp          85 85 71 67 64 61 73 90 96 93 76 66 57 49 60 70 75 74 60 53 49 46
Dewpt         27 24 31 34 38 39 39 26 17 15 17 16 18 18 21 19 18 16 19 23 27 28
Max/Min RH                   45           5          29          10          50
RH            12 11 22 29 38 45 29 10  6  6 11 14 22 29 22 14 11 11 20 31 43 50
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S SE
Wind Spd      19 19 16 18 17 16 18 21 29 31 19 14 12 16 13 10  5  5  5  5  4  4
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     19 21 23 25 27 29 24 31 27  7  3  2  2  1  1  1  0  4  2  6  5 10
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              4100   600  8100 12200  5200   300  6900  8000  4800   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     N     N    SE     S
T Wind Spd             18    24    21    37    18    10    18     6     5     5
RFTI           3  3  0  1  0  0  1  5  8  8  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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      54    69      50    68      44    69      44    72
Temp          72 74   58 54 64 68   56 50 65 65   50 44 63 66   50 44 66 70
Dewpt         31 31   38 43 48 50   52 49 44 42   40 38 40 38   39 39 42 40
Min/Max RH       18      70    49      97    40      80    33      83    32
RH            22 21   48 68 56 54   87 94 47 43   70 79 43 35   67 82 42 33
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE      SE    NW       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5      30    50      70    20      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-171015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
302 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

Date           04/16/18      Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            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                      53          88          42          70          43
Temp          84 83 66 62 57 53 68 83 88 85 67 57 48 42 53 63 69 68 54 49 46 44
Dewpt         17  9 14 30 34 35 29 17 12  6  9 12 16 17 15 13 11 10 15 19 24 26
Max/Min RH                   50           5          36           9          49
RH             8  6 13 30 42 50 23  9  6  5 10 16 27 36 21 14 10 10 21 29 42 49
Wind Dir      SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      18 16 13 16 16 13 18 23 28 31 19 14 12 13 13  9  4  6  8  8  6  8
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     26 30 30 29 29 29 23  9 15  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  2  6 10 15
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                              BD BD BD
Red Flag       W  W                 W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              7000   400  7900 12200  6700   300  6500  7700  4900   100
T Wind Dir              S    SW    SW    SW     W     N     N     W    SE     S
T Wind Spd             17    18    21    40    17    10    16     4     6     6
RFTI           4  4  1  0  0  0  1  5  8  8  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/19  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
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          71      50    64      45    63      40    65      41    69
Temp          67 68   54 50 59 61   51 45 60 59   45 41 60 62   46 41 62 65
Dewpt         30 33   40 45 48 46   45 41 39 37   34 35 37 34   36 36 40 38
Min/Max RH       20      84    54      88    39      81    33      82    33
RH            25 28   60 83 66 57   80 85 46 43   64 80 43 35   67 81 44 37
PWind Dir        SE      SE    SE       S    NW       N     N       E    SE
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW
PoP 12hr         10      40    70      70    20      10     5       5     5

$$

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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